She had a resectioning a few years ago, in an emergency situation. (We didn't know she had crohns and she was in ICU for a while)
Today she asked me when I can have vegetables again and I told her I didn't know if my body would ever handle it okay because that's not normal for people with crohns.
"Well I had more taken out than you, and I eat vegetables."
She also complains all the time about not feeling great but she's too stubborn to hear out any other opinions other than her own...
So basically my question is, can any of y'all handle salads and stuff? I do love them but don't want to risk it.
Masters of the Throne
Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus, causing a wide variety of symptoms. It primarily causes abdominal pain, diarrhea (which may be bloody if inflammation is at its worst), vomiting, or weight loss, but may also cause complications outside the gastrointestinal tract such as skin rashes, arthritis, fatigue, depression, anxiety, and lack of concentration.
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