Sorry to hear you had such a horrible experience. Were you tested for C. diff or any other sort of infection? It seems odd that a UC flare would have had such a sudden, severe onset. It could have then triggered a flare, and you are now experiencing that.
Hope you get better soon.
Status: Remission since May 2009!
Symptoms began in November 2008, ~4 weeks after giving birth to my son.
Diagnosed with pancolitis on 1/30/09
Currently taking Apriso (4 0.375g pills ONCE!! daily), mesalamine enema twice weekly, Natural Factors Ultimate probiotic 12/12 Formula, and Zoloft (25 mg).