Category Archives: Budesonide

Day 7: Seven Lessons from Week One

One week of operation elimination diet behind me. Who knows how many to go?! Seven lessons from the first seven days. Continue reading

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Cold Feet?

Eos Girl considers going cold turkey on most foods, and gets cold feet. Continue reading

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Update and a Discovery

The nystatin didn’t do it, but it seems that perhaps the fluconazole did. After downing ten days’ worth of bubblegum-flavored nystatin, I still couldn’t shake a lingering bitter taste in my mouth and some occasional burning in my throat. It … Continue reading

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Day 9

Those recent reflux-like symptoms? Apparently, the answer was number 3: “A side effect.” Never been so happy about yeast. Continue reading

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Me and My EGID

“Your life isn’t quite like everyone else’s.” A few notes about coping. Continue reading

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Steady As She Goes

Eosinophil Girl is perfectly happy these days to stick with her budesonide, and wonders if that will always be the case. Continue reading

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Phooey

O.K., maybe the image is a little more dramatic than the reality. But what a disappointment, nonetheless. A couple of months on 2 mg of budesonide twice a day (bid, as is starting to work its way into my vocabulary). … Continue reading

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Blowing Away the Eos Derby

A phone call from Dr. Eos yesterday, and it’s official. Both my esophagitis and gastritis responded amazingly well to the budesonide, even (or—who knows—perhaps especially) in the Methocel suspension. Mr. Eos and I, in our unofficial bet, both vastly overestimated … Continue reading

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Gearing Up and Spinning Off

Six weeks on budesonide glop, and it’s time for another endoscopy to learn. Lots of reading and thinking in this time, and lots of questions. For example, what if it’s not hygiene that’s making so many of us sick, but rather proteins and chemicals everywhere? Continue reading

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Score! Perhaps…

The sucrolose-replacement quest that launched this blog seems to have reached a moderately happy conclusion. The sucralose was a bust. Apparently, the first time I tried it, the look on my face and the involuntary gag was enough to send … Continue reading

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