you're definitely making a lot of changes, but you want a specific outcome. I think that's what will add to your distress.
It's not that most of us don't go through it, however.
You're tapering pred. While I've never been on it, I would think it would lead me to become obsessive....
Micromanaging yourself will only lead you to more frustration, because you're not a good test subject at this time.
Hang tough and kind of chill for a few days...like a cat...haha. Don't go running aound thinking it's this, no, it's that, what about
this, have to do that??? If you know what I mean.
Are you doing the Rowasa as well?
*Heather* Status..Asacol (3 twice daily); flaring since Dec 22, tapered every 2nd nite (Jan 3)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotics....(Natural Factors Protec, Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls, Natural Factors Ultimate).... @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed
~Ranitidine (reflux); Effexor XR 75mg(depression); Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!