This disease is very grounding, yet encourages analytical research.
It can definitely help you stay in the present, which is frequently hard to do in our culture. And if you don't, it has lots of ways to remind you!
I think this disease has a very strong mind/body/spirit connection, and I appreciate that I'm learning to use that more.
Potato... Female, 58, dx 11/07 mild left sided ulcerative colitis (50 cm)
asacol 3 3x a day, cortenema (generic) pm
rowasa every other day
culturelle, benefiber wafers generic acidophilus, metamucil wafers, activia yogurt, spinach & sunflower diet, primadophilus reuteri
children's vitamin, Vitamin E 400 mg, omeprazole 2xday
oxazepam when needed, lomotil or ImodiumAD when needed
Yoga, meditation, The Work by Byron Katie, exercise at least 5 days a week
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