Welcome! Glad I had my family before I got this terrible disease. Hope you can get it under control and add on to your family.
By the way, to whomever ask about Align - it is a probiotic found in most drugstores. I LOVE IT! I do believe it controlled my diarrhea when nothing else did.
Senior - New diagnosed with proctosigmoiditis - 6/2008 Tried, Colozal, steroid enemas, etc. - started working but severe side effects occurred. No mesalamines!!
Started on prednisone Feb.7, 2009 - tapering to 20 mg. - upped prenisone to 25mg. on my own (bleeding returned) - 6MP - 50 mg. 2/28/2009 - staying on 10 mg. prednisone also until visit with specialist.
Probiotic Align, Prilosec for GERD, Gas-X, vitamins, Calcium/D
Tylenol for knees and arthritis.