felt much better while i was on vacation!

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hekela
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   Posted 9/25/2007 4:18 PM (GMT -7)   
it certainly wasn't due to low stress...
i don't know how you city folks live with this disease and deal with traffic!! aahhhh!!!

anyway, i suspect there is some problem with my house... probably mildew.
it was almost overnight that i started seeing a drastic improvement in the quality of my poo once we got to the mainland. i can't believe how happy i was to see poo that looked pretty normal!! and i had several days just like it until i got too cold at yosemite.

but we are now on a mission to kill the mildew and see if that helps me at all.

will post any news about that!
:)
28, happily married, stay at home mom to 22 month old son
UC (probably pancolitis, but no c-scope yet), diagnosed June 2006, started having major symptoms sometime in January 2006, about 3 months after childbirth. 2nd flare (minor) may 2007 after taking caprylic acid for 2 weeks.

-SCD for 4 weeks with no improvement...
-Asacol since 7/26/06
-Prednisone 8/28/06-2/28/07. and again may '07, 8 week course.
-probiotics, ground psyllium husk, fish oil, CalMag, multivitamin


kim123
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   Posted 9/25/2007 4:26 PM (GMT -7)   
Wow! That certainly can be a telltale sign that there is a mold issue...that you feel better when you leave your normal env't for awhile, like a vacation. I would definitely give the mold thing a second look. It may even be in places you can't see. I'm thinking there is a test you can have done in your home. Let us know....

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   Posted 9/25/2007 4:37 PM (GMT -7)   
Welcome home Heather! You're going to have to let us know how the little one handled everything. I love going on vacation but it's always so nice to come home isn't it?? I'm glad your body behaved itself - that makes for more special memories. So was the city the same as you remembered it?
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GardenerJames
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   Posted 9/25/2007 4:58 PM (GMT -7)   
Aloha Heather! Glad you had a great vacation, especially from your illness!
Hopefully you have found a big contributor to your health.
James
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   Posted 9/25/2007 8:02 PM (GMT -7)   
Great to hear the vacation went so well and your UC cooperated!!!

60 yr old male~Colitis 1st diagnosed Jan '05-cleared up within a few wks. Flared again in May '06 ... left sided UC now, fully involved and trying to get in remission. Acute inflammation-pancolitis-tenesmus rectal pain-granulation is showing some healing started. Osteopena of spine from prednisone DX 8/07  July 07 good days & bad days 75mg Imuran 40  mg prednisone (tapering 8/07) 12 Asacol, Lidocaine Hydrochloride Jelly 2%,multi vitamin, iron 3X day, DanActive, chewable calcium, Prilosec 20mg, enalapril 10mg, glipizide 5 mg, zocor 20 mg, baby aspirin, (Fentanyl pain patch 50mg 72 hrs  Morphine Sulf 15 mg twice daily)Colocourt enemas at night. Fosamax and mthly B12 shots folic acid 1mg

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