I'm new and have a colostomy :)
Hi guys, i'm bluebell, 40yrs old from UK.
. I have had cfs/ m.e for 10 years, also lots of other stuff, arthritis, hypo thyroid etc, and cos I'm on morphine for arthritis, my bowel perforated in may this year due to constipation. , but the hospital missed the perf and i ended up with full blown septicaemia and septic shock. I weas on life support fighting for my life, and I made it,(yay!) but I have a colostomy bag.
I'm finding this emotionally horrific, and the prognosis is not good.. 18 more months with the stoma, and try for a reversal , but the risks are losing my bladder, perminant damage to uterus / sex organs and leg paralysis as my rectum is stuck to other organs due to scar tissue, and the leg thingie cos artery to leg is close.
I am suing the NHS for clinic negligence so I'm not sure of my doctor is trying to scare me off having a reversal by telling me this horrific prognosis in case they have to pay out more,
I will try in 18 months for the reversal, but i want to give myself a fighting chance to heal from the brutal surgery which was done to save my life.
Anyway, I have started high raw 5 weeks ago with daily green juicing, and the past week I've gone almost fully raw with lots of superfoods.
My digestion has already improved and i am off my laxatives, I am aiming to heal my bowel tissue and relax the scar tissue and imflamation, plus i hope to lose weight and hopefully help the me/cfs too
( though i went raw for a year when i 1st got m.e and it didnt get rid of the m.e but I think I need to try for longer)
Ps.. I have been vegetarian for 22 yrs and vegan for 5 yrs. :)
.Any ideas or advice much apreciated :) Peace, bluebell :)
Last edited by bluebellgirl; 11-27-2011 at 03:57 PM.
imo obviously weve all been eating way wrong for alot of centuries , and its only gotten worse this past 50 years with all the processed / canned / bottled / etc stuff .
the upside is weve ate so wrong all our lives that by starting to eat raw theres all kinds of improvements to be attained , ridding other parts of body of fat / pollution will allow your cells more energy to work on healing damaged areas
ide also look at a very rich liquid diet to lessen work load of g.i. tract while still getting great nutrition . nut and seed mylks like hemp / sesame / almond / pumpkin / etc are very nutricious . all the juices of dark raw greens like spinach and dandelion
ide also join every raw forum going and keep confering with raw foodist to stay focused on improving diet
ide also go to youtube and look for videos on juicing or juice fasting
improve / strengthen areas where you can , thatll help damaged cells heal
thank you for the reply :) sorry for the typos :) I have been glued to youtube recently :) peace, bluebell
Welcome, I agree with M.R. Green juices are very healing. Look up Dave the raw food trucker. He healed his body with juice.
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