Think of mucous on the stool like icing on a cake. Positive reinforcement can work wonders.
Haha :) that made me laugh. I definitely feel I'm getting better, and the fact that I don't have cramps or blood in the poop then it must be a positive sign.
Good point by Gary - I will not taper from 20, will stay on it for a bit longer. I didn't want to do 40 mg btw.
Oh and I just remember I need to get back on calcium