It's a great way to review your situation objectively and identify patterns in your foods, symptoms, medications, bowel habits and pain
level. Hindsight is 20/20 and keeping a log
might help you look at things more objectively over the longer term. Also, if you have to go into Emergency again, you can say, this has been the pattern...
Are you taking Metamucil or a similar daily fibre product? This helps SOME people with abdominal pain.