Monday, 11 April 2016

Roger AKA '#IBDBatman'

Super Power:
#IBDBatman doesn’t have super powers, just a kick ass suit and all the vehicles you could ever want in your garage

Day Job:
Butcher at Morrisons

Role at #IBDSuperHeroes:
Broom Logistics Manager at #IBDSuperHeroes HQ

Why are you involved with #IBDSuperHeroes?
Because I’ve made a lot of friends within the IBD Community in the last few years and I want to make more of a difference by being involved with this great project.

Pets:
Peppa the Cat

A little about your life:
Born in Silver End, Essex
Moved around the UK with my Grandma after losing my Mum & Dad quite young
Packed off to boarding School at age 12
Left at age 16, trained as a butcher and worked for Selfridges among others
Did a few other jobs over the years until returning to Butchery in 2009
Married Kelly aka #IBDSuperWoman in July 2004

Tea or Coffee:
Tea

Likes:
Bikes, Bikes, Bikes and Bikes!
Oh and Music!

Dislikes:
People who don’t like Bikes!
People who use their mobile whilst driving and Drink Drivers

Medical History:
Diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at aged 17 in 1984
First Surgery in 2000 where 18 inches of small and large bowel removed (resection)
Next surgery in July 2006 (2 theatre trips) to correct some scarred tissue causing a blockage

Medications tried:
Azathioprine (Imuran), Budesonide (Endocort), Colestyramine (Questran), Dalteparin Sodium (Fragmin), Diazepam, Ferrous Sulphate, Prednisolone, Salbutamol Sulphate (Ventolin), Sulfasalazine, Warfarin

Currently Taking:
Adalimumab (Humira), Amlodipine, Calcium Carbonate (Adcal D3), Docusate Sodium, Folic Acid, Hydroxocobalamin injection (Neo-Cytamen), Mesalazine (Pentasa), Movicol, Omeprazole

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