I admit, sometimes I do mine on the toilet, too. It's just more likely I'll do it that way, if hubby has already gone to bed. Then I run into bed and plop down on my left side. Hubby laughs. I haven't noticed that it works less well, but I can hold them in pretty good!
BTW, Congrats on the success. Yes, be careful because the liquid can stain. And get the air out first, absolutely! Then when you think you have all the medicine in, just leave the bottle in a moment and let your b-hole relax and it will slip out almost on it's own. Less trauma.
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 wheat/gluten, other intolerances; started diet without gluten, soy, dairy, tomato etc. Replete$$ probiotic powder, then Forte, now a stronger one (50 billion). Doing much better, but still having some bad days.