I think I had IBS for 3 years before my UC came along. Half the time I think its IBS bothering me instead of the UC. I know my mom has IBS too so it isn't uncommon in our household :)
Diagnosed in September 2004
Currently on...4800mg Asacol, 25mg Elavil, Ortho Tricyclen and some immodium
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude"