My urgency is worse in the morning, and I know where the best places are to stop on the way to work. I also get nervous about
it during meetings at work.
Something that has helped me is to try to use the restroom, even if I don't have to, about
30 minutes before I need to leave. Nothing comes out, but it seems to get my bowels thinking and moving. Usually 15 minutes later I get the urge to go and can go at home.
Another thing that drives my morning urgency is eating. I usually have to go within an hour after eating breakfast. So, I either eat a very early breakfast or I wait and eat my breakfast in the office.
Diagnosed in Feb 1989 at age 14Just diagnosed, worried about future?Tips on recovery from 1st surgery
1 Resection: 4" at terminal ileum + 24" of jejunum - June 2011
Current med: Humira (since Mar 2011)
Also take: monthly B12 injection, Calcium, Multivitamin