Get out and enjoy life! Eat and drink what you please; there isn't anything that you should not do. If you are always carrying water I would switch from carrying plastic to using an aluminum container like a Zigg. Much safer for long term use. And they come in all kinds of pretty designs with various lids.
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