You're totally normal. And doctor's should not be recommending Immodium unless absolutely necessary. People with UC should not get reliant on it, because it can lead to toxic megacolon. Its only for emergencies like when flying or taking road trips while flaring.
Katie, 30. Chicago 'burbs.
DX: Pancolitis as of 9/08 (Proctitis as of 1/08)
Current Treament: Spinach/Sunflower Seed Diet
Previous Treatment: Canasa suppositories, Cortifoam, Prednisone, Colazal, Symex DuoTabs, Rowasa, Bentyl, Cortenema, Asacol, Iron, Zoloft, Acidophilus.