Passing mucus and blood is normal. It's an indication that your tissue is healthy. I am always amazed that surgeons, and I mean all surgeons, don't inform their patients of this. It can be quite a shock for those of us who had surgery to alleviate bleeding!
dx proctitis in 1987
dx UC in 1991, was stable until 1998
1998 started prednisone, asacol, pentasa, nortriptylene, ativan, 6MP, rowasa enemas and suppositories, hydrocortisone enemas, tried the SCD diet, being a vegetarian, omega 3s, flax, pranic healing, yoga, acupuncture, probiotics
2000 lost all my B-12 stores and became anemic
2001 opted for j-pouch surgery- now living life med-free