IBS

Living a Socially Unacceptable Life (The Crap-tastic Guide to IBS: Pt. 3)

Irritable bowel syndrome is a socially unacceptable illness, because it involves bowels, bathrooms, and pooping—topics most acquaintances don’t want to hear about. When you tell people that you have a chronic illness or a disability (depending on what terms you’re comfortable with using—that is up to you!), you might hear the response, “Do you mind …

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When ‘Pooped’ Takes On a New Meaning (The Crap-tastic Guide to IBS: Pt. 2)

When I was a kid, I’d usually have to sleep an hour or two after having an IBS attack—it would drain me completely. I’d be tired for the rest of the day. But the next day, I’d be back on my feet. Now that I’m an adult, things are a little different. It’s almost like …

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