A boo and a yay

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Date Joined Feb 2009
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   Posted 6/30/2009 1:17 PM (GMT -6)   
The boo is that my baby (8 month old son) has had a tummy bug since Friday.  So far, mostly just diarrhea and little vomiting, which is easier to manage, but I still feel so bad for the little guy.  He's been in an amazingly good mood, though!  For solids, we're just giving him yogurt (thank goodness he likes it) for the probiotics.  We tried some soy formula last night in place of his regular formula, but he seems to be sensitive to it as he vomited after taking it and then had a really tough night.  He's held down a mix of formula and pedialyte today just fine.  Luckily, I seem to be escaping it, and am keeping my fingers crossed that much luck holds.
The yay is that I'll finish my Rx of Asacol today and start Apriso tomorrow!  Please cross your fingers for me that it works! :)  I'm looking forward to just taking meds in the morning.
Status: Remission since late May 2009!
Symptoms began in November 2008, ~4 weeks after giving birth to my son.
Diagnosed with pancolitis on 1/30/09
Currently taking Asacol (400mg 4 pills 3x daily), Rowasa twice weekly, Natural Factors Ultimate probiotic 12/12 Formula, and Zoloft (25 mg).

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Date Joined Dec 2008
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   Posted 6/30/2009 1:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Goodluck. You just reminded me, time for afternoon dose!
I hope Asipro keeps you in remission.
Diagnosed with mild proctitis in March 2007: Treated with Canasa (as needed)
December 08: Began treating with Asacol 400mg (9/day) + Canasa 2x/day - Anemic
May 09: Off Canasa, taking Asacol (9/day)
Back on Canasa every other night + Asacol (9/day) + Probiotics + Iron
Reducing to 6 Asacol/day + Canasa + Probiotics + Iron - So far so good!!! -SPOKE TOO SOON! Back to 9/day...

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