I live in a tourist community and when asked where the nearest public washroom is, I no longer grab their hand and say "follow me" instead I relish the moment and point!
But without a doubt, peace of mind is the greatest benefit for both myself and the husband!
No more side effects from the steroids or erythema nodosum, no more worries, stress, emergencies, hospital stays, treatments, pain, embarassment etc, etc! You know what I mean!
God Bless you all!
Took nearly 3 years to diagnose.
Inability to function began in Spring of 2003.
Arthritis has been a companion to the disease.
5 different treatments... all unsuccessful.
Phase 1 - Entire large bowel removed 11-09-05.