I always am bothered with it even more at xmas I think because I have to be out and about
, and on my feet more, in stores and such. I also love xmas
cookies, and now know wheat and sugar are something I need to avoid so it's no wonder I have struggled at this time.
Today my sister and I begin our annual shopping weekend in the city, I'm so hopeful I can get by with fewer bathroom breaks this year. I've been doing Rowasa faithfully all week to try to get as healthy as possible!
49 year old female attorney, diagnosed UC/pancolitis 1985, no surgery but much suffering.
Asacol/5ASA 6x400 mg maintenance for 20+ years; use prednisone & Rowasa for flares.
August 2008 sought care of naturopathic doctor. Food sensitivity test showed gluten, other intolerances; started diet without gluten, soy, dairy, tomato etc. Replete$$ probiotic powder at first, now Forte pills.
Doing much better, but still experience anxiety that interferes with activities.