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fruitgirl
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   Posted 4/27/2009 11:05 AM (GMT -6)   
I had my interview at U of Wisconsin (for an extension/research faculty position) on Thursday and Friday of last week.  I think it went really well and my colon behaved, so that was great!  I was the first of three candidates to interview, so hopefully I set the bar high for the two that will follow me!  They said they'd have a decision by the end of May, so at least I don't have to wait too long to hear the news.  Please keep your fingers crossed for me!  If I get the job, it will mean a sizeable pay increase, better benefits (yay!), and that we'll be living MUCH closer to family!
Symptoms began in November 2008, ~4 weeks after giving birth to my son.
Eased for ~3 weeks in December, possibly b/c of probiotic use?
Returned in January 2009 (with a vengeance), diagnosed with pancolitis on January 30.
Currently taking Asacol (400mg 4 pills 3x daily), Rowasa nightly, 40mg 30mg 20mg 15mg 10mg 10mg of Prednisone every other day, Culturelle probiotic, and Zoloft (25 mg).


sweetmelody
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   Posted 4/27/2009 11:39 AM (GMT -6)   
congratulations!!!! i hope ya get it!!!
Kara, 22F Married.
Latest-Finally tapering off prednisone 5mg every week.. Staying on Lialda 2 twice a day. Currently colonoscopy shows remission. Apparently my symptoms are from my IBS side of my issues.
Medications:Prednisone 35mg, Lialda 2 twice a day, Align probiotic, Anti-spasmodic as needed.
I am so sick of this disease!
 
 


Scrap Girl
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   Posted 4/27/2009 11:48 AM (GMT -6)   
That's awesome. Good luck!

Diagnosed with UC in Feb. 2005
 
Colazal (9 a day)
Folic Acid
Biotin
Calcium
Remicade


Serenity Now
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   Posted 4/27/2009 12:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck, Fruitgirl! Hope you get it!
ack, 42, Vancouver BC
 
DX: UC (Pancolitis) as of Jan2009.  Symptoms first began June 2008.
Current Meds: Ferrous Sulfate, plus various supplements
Previous Meds: Jan-Mar 2009: Asacol 800 mg (1 pill x 4 daily), stopped Mar14/09. 


notsosicklygirl
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Total Posts : 16732
   Posted 4/27/2009 1:51 PM (GMT -6)   
I am sure they loved you and that you will get the job!!! You deserve it. tongue  
Diagnosed with proctitis in March 2007 - Treated with Canasa 2x Daily
December 08 - Began treating with Asacol 400mg (9 a day)


Shadam
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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 307
   Posted 4/27/2009 5:06 PM (GMT -6)   
Good for you...i hope you get it!
Age: 25 / Male / Florida
Diagnosed: 11/08 / Pancolitis
Asacol - 2 x 3 day (waiting for results)
Prednisone / ended 1/09 (started at 30mgs and tapered down)
Mens Multi Vitamin - 1 a day
Calcium & Vitamin D3 - 1200mc of Calcium and 800iu of Vitamin D3
Metamucil Wafers - Once a day
Jaro - Dophilus Probiotic (3.4 Billion) - 1 a day
Diagnosed with PSC: 3/9 --now taking Urso
Sunflower Seed & Spinach Diet - Started 4/26/09


bookworm21
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   Posted 4/27/2009 9:19 PM (GMT -6)   
That's great! I hope you get it! :-)
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