I also eat whatever I want after a scope. Sometimes, whatever I can get my hands on because I'm starving!
I'm concerned that you say you take "about
" 9 Asacol a day. Sounds as if you might be pretty casual about
your meds, as many younger people are. It's really hard to think of taking medication for the rest of your life, I know. But the severity of your UC will be partially affected by how well you follow your medicine regimen. Even when you don't have symptoms, it's still important to keep taking it to help prevent flares.
And stay close to the bathroom, my friend. You may be surprised at how quickly you'll need to get there soon.
Good luck tomorrow, and let us know how you're doing!
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Moderate to severe left-sided UC diagnosed 2001. Flared for 5 years, finally in remission with Remicade since March 2006. Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroids.
Chronic joint/connective tissue/muscle pain; TKR 05/09
"My life is an ongoing medical adventure"