Thank you so much! Yes, I am really praying that this new combo works...
and Yes, fruitigirl, I got 2 of those cards, my doctor is so good about
giving me samples he piled me up and gave me two of those program cards... I'm happy to hear that it works for you.. makes me a little more hopefull that it will work for me too!
AMK77, I don't know why I'd have to have a permanent colostomy, probably because they'd have to remove my rectum and/or Anus and I don't know if they can rebuild another one since my disease is so involved there... that's the only reason I'm guessing.. If I ever have to talk to a surgeon, I'll be sure to ask... I remember reading about
people here who have had 2 procedures, yes, they have a bag but for a short time, then they do a drop-down procedure.. but I think you need an Anus for that then they rebuild your rectum.. I don't know for sure and hopefully I won't have to find out... lol...
Gurgling Tummy.... Thanks just ever so much for the support... got tears in my eyes... that's just what we need sometimes... someone who's just THERE.. ya know?? Sometimes words aren't important and thanks so much... :)
I'll keep you all posted on how it goes tomorrow on the higher dose of Pred and the new Apriso... FINGERS CROSSED TIGHTLY!!!!!
Diagnosed with U/C January 31st, 2005, IBS on July 21st, 2006
Status as of June 30th, 2009 : Flaring for the last 7 or 8 months with blood, mucus PAIN..... Meds are: Prednisone 60mg daily, Apriso 2 pills 2x a day.. I take Xanax when needed and Ambien for sleep... Nexium in the am for heartburn.. Culturelle 2 times a day...