I’m not one for diets or labels. A diet that works for someone may not always work for the other person and the term ‘diets’ represents a temporary way of eating where I would rather change my eating habits for the long term. The idea of labeling those of us with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) seems […]
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If you are one of my regular readers you will know my opinion regarding the term ‘Irritable Bowel Syndrome’ aka. ‘IBS’. This term is usually given to those of us suffering from symptoms such a as bloating, constipation or diarrhea, cramps, lower abdominal pain and a general all round affinity to food intolerances…lucky us! The truth […]
Many of us, just put up with constipation. We don’t talk about it and even when we’ve been to the doctor a hundred and ten times and it’s the same answer of “There’s nothing wrong with you, you just need more water and more fiber!” or “Here have some laxatives.” you either want to pull […]
I love the festive season, it’s a time to eat and be merry with the ones you love. However when auntie brings out the Christmas pudding and whipped cream, how can you say no… It doesn’t matter how strict you are all year round! However, if the festive traditions of guzzling wine and scoffing chocolates get too much, here […]
When I started my journey to recovery from my various digestive difficulties in 2014 (chronic constipation being the most predominant) my first step was to educate myself on how my body works. I’m not going to say it was easy, as I’m no medical student. It took me six months just to get through the […]
Living with irritable bowel syndrome is hard enough when single, but it becomes even more of a challenge when there is someone else in the equation. In this post I’m going to shed some light on the horrors of having a relationship while suffering with, what can be, quite an embarrassing problem.