Yes, this disease can leave you feeling super embarassed, depressed, miserable, etc. However, now that you've found people who understand, it's not as hard! Nothing you can ask is going to be too much! Chances are - someone has asked it - or wanted to ask it - before.
I take Forvia for a multi-vitamin. It's specially formulated for IBDers. You can only order it online. If you google it, the site should come up.
Many people her also use a probiotic - there are several posts about
them if you look through the forum.
Rectal meds aren't fun, but they really do work!
Hang in there!
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
Asacol 12 per day, Azathioprine 75mg, Rowasa and Canasa as needed
Aciphex, Effexor XR, BCP, Rhinocort nasal spray
Culturelle, Biotin, Folic Acid, Forvia, Calcium, and B12
Osteopenia (hip and spine) from prednisone use. Started Azathioprine because I was steroid dependent.
Co-Mod for the UC forum