Hi, I feel for you. My advice is this: Don't eat much, eat and drink only what doesn't bother you as much. The shower is a good idea in the morning. If you tend to be gassy and don't want anyone to hear, run the shower while you go. Other times, run the water. Go to the bathroom when the others are outside. Use the immodium if it works for you, try it before you go. Try to relax and not stress. Bring air freshener and some bathroom cleaner, that way you can keep everything nice and clean for everyone, just keep it in the cabinet in the bathroom. If you think you have to go bad and there is some errand that needs to be run, offer to go and then go use a public restroom when possible. Good luck, hopefully they all love you and know what you have and will not even care. Try to have fun. Bellski
Lori (Bellski)-age 43 from Illinois
Diagnosed February 2008 with Ulcerative Proctitis,
Currently: symptoms have subsided for the most part
Medications: Asacol 400mg X 6, Cymbalta 20 mg X 1, Canasa (sometimes) Vitamins: Calcium 600 + D X 2, One a Day Women's X 1, Citrucel, Probiotics
High fiber diet
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