Posted 11/18/2012 1:34 PM (GMT -7)
Do you have any other symptoms? It sounds like it's pretty mild. 3x a day isn't a ton but, for me, 3x is not convenient or normal. If you're having other symptoms, perhaps you should speak to your GI about increasing the Asacol or adding a rectal enema nightly to see if you can get into a remission where you're back to your normal 1x a day? Though I am not sure we can compare being an adult to being "young and in school", not sure how old you are but when I was a kid, I seriously only went every other day. I know I won't get back to that type of bathroom schedule. While flaring, I am exactly as you describe, always concerned about when or where I will be when it happens, whether I can get there quick enough but while in remission, it shouldn't be more of a concern than it was throughout other times in your life. If you're not feeling "normal", you should go see your GI and ask about the options for treatment.