emory - how ya doing?

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kops2da
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jun 2008
Total Posts : 2865
   Posted 11/22/2008 12:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Got back from vacation and missed seeing your posts.  I WAS in near remission but a week after coming back from vacation I am bleeding again and today had diarrhea first time in about a month or so.   GEEZ, I hate this disease!
ElaineNY
68 yr. old granny
New diagnosed with proctosigmoiditis - 6/2008
 Colonoscopy 10/28 showed only 2 cm. left to heal in rectum - going to try Proctofoam first.
Probiotic Align, Prilosec for GERD
Inderol for hypertension,Xanax,Lipitor, multivitamin, calcium w/D, Tylenol
CLOSE TO REMISSION!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


emory
Regular Member


Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 327
   Posted 11/24/2008 11:26 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey, Elaine --

I haven't been online much lately, partly because it's a busy time of year, and partly because I have to confess I'm getting tired of this disease and sometimes I just don't want to think about it! I've been doing alright, though I seem to be in a mini-flare (extra mucus, more BMs) this past few days. I've been tapering off my clonazepam, and that's going fine so far, but I suspect it's affecting my gut a bit.

Sorry to hear about your setbacks. Just when you think you're finally at remission, wham! A nasty little surprise like bleeding. I hope it's short-lived for you.

Sending you and the rest of the forum my best,
emory
40, female
Dx ulcerative proctitis, 3-5 cm, June 2008 (after 5 weeks of blood and mucous) and still flaring
Canasa 1000 mg suppositories and 2 tsp smooth texture Metamucil nightly
25 mg hydrocortisone suppositories and 1 Garden of Life Primal Defense Ultra in a.m.
Effexor 37.5, Remeron 30 mg, Clonazepam .5 mg (or more) and Trazodone 75 mg for sleep/anxiety
2.5 mg methimazole for thyroid
Trying acupuncture
Osteopenia and other assorted ailments

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