I think this was a very lucky thing for you, and enormous thanks to that nurse who was watching out for you!
Holy mackeral, can you imagine if you had a TB complication on top of the UC?
You've got a fantastic attitude, it comes through your posts, and anyone who calls themselves Lucky777 I doubt can stay too long in that glass half empty place. Any reason why you still can't explore alternative jobs while you're stuck on the wait list?
And as you said, you didn't get sucked into the hole. Me neither, far as I know.
Potato... Female, 58, dx 11/07 mild left sided ulcerative colitis (50 cm)
asacol 3 3x a day, cortenema (generic)
am & pm rowasa every other day culturelle, benefiber wafers generic acidophilus, metamucil wafers, activia
children's vitamin, Vitamin E 400 mg, omeprazole 2xday
oxazepam when needed, lomotil or ImodiumAD (not in the same day) when needed