Numb, remission is generally considered no symptoms at all. I consider myself in remission, though, even though I go 2-4 times a day. The schedule is consistent so I can anticipate, and I have no D, bleeding, mucus or pain. For me, that's wonderful.
I've worked throughout, even when I was going 20 times a day. I arranged to be in the office all the time, and my employer was wonderfully accomodating about
letting me work from home occasionally when things got really bad. You might be able to talk to your HR officer about
some accommodations at work. Perhaps things could be shifted so you could be in the office, or you could work part time during your "good" hours. Most employers would rather have a good employee back on adjusted duty than off on disability. Do check though, because if you work part-time you'll probably lose the disability payment.
Good luck to you, and glad to hear you're feeling better.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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