Something a little more light-hearted...
How many of you have actually invested in a comfortable toilet seat (e.g. padded vs ceramic) since being diagnosed with UC? After all, considering the amount of time many of us spend on the potty, might as well be as comfy as possible, right?
On a side thought, from your experience, what do you find is the best way to sit to encourage the bowel to empty properly? Upright? Folded over? Leaning back and slightly slouched? I've actually been experimenting with different posture recently. I have yet to make any real conclusions
Dx: Pan-colitis, December 2000
Current Meds: 75 mg 6MP daily (since September 2001)
Previous Meds: Asacol, Prednisone (for moderate to severe flares)
Supplements: Omega 3, Flax oil, Multivitamin, Probiotic (HMF Forte)