My J-Pouch in the Beginning
On September 10th I woke with my entire midline scar having been cut open again so my surgeon could run my bowels and do lysis of adhesions. My stoma and ostomy bag were gone and I had staples through my midline scar again and my ostomy was no longer there. Instead I had a hole in my abdomen that was packed with gauze. For the next few days it would be packed with gauze a few more times and then it was left to close up on it’s own.
My surgeon told me I could expect to be using the bathroom frequently at first. Probably around 7-10 times during the day and 1-2