I do eat meat & eggs, often! I don't like red meat, never have thruout my life, so I generally stick to turkey, chicken, fish, eggs, etc. as forms of protein. I was just throwing out some of the things I eat. Like today, I had some yogurt, an apple, I am currently eating Ritz & pnut butter crackers for lunch, & we have veggie pot pie for dinner tonight. When I say eating a lot makes me feel ill, I guess I mean overstuffed- like when you eat a huge Thanksgiving dinner (or something) & just feel too full, achy tummy, etc. I would venture to guess that protein & dairy are my 2 most eaten food groups, with fruit/veggies after that. None of the low-fat cheeses, though I do eat 2% or lower yogurt, & use skim Lactaid. I consider my UC to be controlled right now- mainly thru meds, not diet. This is something that's been going on for a while- after I lost a ton of weight while hospitalized, I have had a harder time eating enough to put it back on. I did manage to gain about
10 pounds, & that's it. I truly feel like I eat a lot- I'm never "hungry", & I seem to be eating all day. It's annoying though- many people would love to have this problem, but I don't. For example, I used to have a tuna melt & some sort of side, like baked sweet potato fries, for lunch- now I can barely choke down an entire tuna melt sandwich- I get 2/3 of the way through & I am FULL. Eating the whole thing results in gastric distress, of the overeating sort. Which then leads to increased gas that night, usually more bm's the next day- not always, but usually.
diagnosed with UC '02
Asacol- 8 tabs/day
Remicade-10mgs/kg- since 4/07