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   Posted 8/26/2009 10:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Ok, I just found out my two "lovely" boys - 10 and 7 - have been taking bets on my gas production in the bathroom. Mornings are a bit hard for me and it may take several bathroom trips before I expel all the built up gas from the night before.

I literally tripped over them this morning because they did not abandon their door monitoring quick enough. It seems that they bet on the number of seconds for each gas eruption, time them and then the winner gets the other's piece of candy or some other treat. For several weeks, I just thought they were being nice and sharing with each other! Now I find that it has been payback ...

I laughed so hard, I almost had an accident ... of course, now I get their treats for the rest of the week ...

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   Posted 8/26/2009 11:05 AM (GMT -6)   
LOL, that is just too much.
Proctitis DX 1999, Pancolitis DX 2008
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   Posted 8/26/2009 11:36 AM (GMT -6)   
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   Posted 8/26/2009 11:56 AM (GMT -6)   
Haha thats great!

23 year old female from the UK. Diagnosed with Ulcerative Proctitis Jan '08 (plus mild inflammation in sigmoid) Hospitalised Jan '09 for 3 days; Hospitalised Feb '09 for 7 days.
Currently taking daily: 
(Recently finished course of Prednisolone), 100mg Azathioprine, Asacol suppository x 2, 1g Pentasa granules x2
Motilium (anti sickness), 10mg Citalopram (anti-anxiety), Probiotic Multivitamins, Fybogel.

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   Posted 8/26/2009 11:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Very funny i can see my two doing that lol.
  Diagnosed 22.5.08 with Lft sided U/C
 Asacol 800mg x2 twice daily
 co codamol 30/500x2 when needed
 buscopan 20mg when needed
 asacol foam 1gm when needed

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   Posted 8/26/2009 11:59 AM (GMT -6)   

Nice to find some humor in this disease!!  Thanks for sharing.


Senior - diagnosed with proctosigmoiditis - 6/2008   
No prescriptions as of yesterday!  Hoping for best and possibly adding other supplements.
Probiotic Align, Prilosec for GERD, Gas-X, vitamins, Calcium/D
Tylenol for knees and arthritis.

Darth Squiddious
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Date Joined Aug 2009
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   Posted 8/26/2009 12:41 PM (GMT -6)   
That is funny. My gas is so bad, no one wants to be within 20 feet of the bathroom door....
Officially Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis on 8/03/2009
Flared from April 2009 - August 2009
My cocktail that's worked since 8/19/2009
Lialda 2.4G daily
Prednisone 20mg x2 daily (tapering off)
Imuran 50mg x3 daily
Hydrocodone 5/500 as needed for pain
Nexium 40mg daily for heartburn

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Date Joined Jul 2009
Total Posts : 321
   Posted 8/26/2009 1:22 PM (GMT -6)   
That is funny...My kids haven't thought of that one yet but I can see them doing it too. smilewinkgrin
UC since 2002- remission for 6 years
recent flare 06/09
Currently on Colazal, multivitamin, probiotics, fish oil
just tapered off prednisone

Serenity Now
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Date Joined Jan 2009
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   Posted 8/26/2009 1:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Hahahah! That is hilarious.
ack, 43, 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. 

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   Posted 8/26/2009 1:35 PM (GMT -6)   
your kids are VERY inventive! LOL!
*Heather* Status: ...Asacol 3 twice daily; Salofalk enemas every 3rd night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~UC meds: Asacol (3 @ 2x daily); Salofalk enemas nightly for flares & taper to maintenance 
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed; Ranitidine (reflux);  Effexor XR 75mg(depression);  Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma) 
~vitamins/minerals/supplementsProbiotics....(RenewLife Ultimate Flora Critical Care + Primadophilus Reuteri). @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!

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Date Joined Jun 2009
Total Posts : 173
   Posted 8/26/2009 2:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh my goodness! I think I am lucky I have girls!
UC since 1996 (age 20)
Mommy of 2 sweet little girls.

Asacol (12/day)
Azathioprine (175 mg)
Prednisone (60 mg)
Rowasa nightly
Immodium daily
First Remicade 6/22/09 [discontinued 8/12/09, not helping]

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