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  1. DEmberton

    To Aza or not to Aza.

    That is the question. Since surgery in July 2014 they've been threatening me with Aza, but my symptoms haven't been that bad so nothing has happened. The follow up colonoscopy after a year showed some ulcers around the TI join, and after that I was given Budesonide (Entocort) and then told to...
  2. DEmberton

    Prep day - hungry

    Colonoscopy tomorrow. I had my last meal 3 hours ago; I'm getting hungry already and it's at least 24 hours before I'm going to get to eat again. It's so hard to fight the temptation to have a snack.:( At least last time I was ill and didn't have much of an appetite. Being healthy makes it...
  3. DEmberton

    Woman with bowel disease writes open letter to tormentors who 'tutted' when she used disabled toilet

    This was on the telly this morning: http://sobadass.me/2015/02/17/to-the-woman-who-tutted-at-me-using-the-disabled-toilets/ Not sure why she has to be pictured in her underwear, but it is the Daily Mail. Sorry...
  4. DEmberton

    Not IBS

    My Story... My stomach problems started in my mid 20s. I spent a night in hospital with suspected Appendicitis after having abdominal pain and vomiting, but it was put down to food poisoning. But pain persisted, so eventually the doctor sent me for a gastroscopy (but curiously not a...