My crohn's surfaced my senior year of college... I feel for you Odin, I really do.
I started Remicade after piddling around with the normal stuff (6mp, Purinethol, steroids, imuran, etc.). I was one of the lucky ones that felt relief from the Remicade almost immediately. It put me into remission quick, and it kept me there for a little over 2 years.
It's a scary drug, I know. But you have to weigh the fear against your quality of life. Remicade, without a doubt, saved me. And even though it stopped working and I'm starting Humira now - I wouldn't change a thing.
I'm sorry you gotta be here, but I'm glad you found us.
Good luck with everything, and keep us posted!
26f, dx'd CD July '05 after 6 fistula/abscess surgeries
Currently running on Humira and Hope.
(miscarried at 13 weeks, now waiting to heal before trying again)
"Our greatest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure."