Posted 1/12/2009 5:44 PM (GMT -6)
yep, can agree....my husband on occasion has said "don't wear make-up when you go to the doc...I think it fools them into believing you're better than you really are".

Nah...it'll never happen...but I might wear a colour of top that makes me look less better....lol!
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*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
~vitamins/minerals/supplements 
~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 !!!
 

Posted 1/12/2009 5:48 PM (GMT -6)
Yes, I agree, women with make up on that have IBD can really fool others by not looking sick or as sick as they actually feel, that's why I always say never judge a book by it's cover when people tell me I look good I always say thanks, now if only I could feel as good as I look.

:)
My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it! LOL :)

Posted 1/12/2009 5:49 PM (GMT -6)
That's funny because one of my doctors always used to tell me that I looked way too good to be as sick as I am. I just said, well that's good because if I looked as bad as I feel, I'd probably just never leave the house.

Female, 23, Ulcerative colitis (pancolitis) since 1999; GERD; gastritis; osteopenia in femur head & lumbar spine from long term prednisone use...

Current Meds:
Lexapro 10mg, Azasan 100mg

 
 

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