With IBS we are often chronically aware of all our shortcomings, all that we are not. But IBS does not define all that you are. I want to pay tribute to all that you ARE, especially today, IBS Awareness Day.… Read more
I was working with a lady (we’ll call her Alex) who had suffered from IBS for years. She wanted to understand what was behind the symptoms she was experiencing, and finally get some relief.
She particularly wanted to know what she could to make things better and waste less time every day in the bathroom.… Read more
So you have tried a low Fodmaps diet, reducing sugar and processed foods. You’ve been tested for SIBO and Candida, and sorted those out. And you are STILL suffering and wondering what else might be the cause?… Read more
When I was still suffering from IBS, I could not see the effects of the dark side of IBS. Now I can clearly see this spiral, and I’m sharing it with you so you can start noticing it too – and acting on it.… Read more
Life can get really serious when you have IBS. You spend a lot of time and energy trying to handle your IBS symptoms. How would you like to take your mind off your IBS and get a little respite?… Read more
Do you get the impression there’s something you’re missing about food intolerance? You’re intolerant to the foods you love. And whatever you do, you never seem to really master your diet and your IBS symptoms?
If so, this week’s article will give you food for thought.… Read more
Do you feel that your IBS symptoms don’t make sense? It’s a common problem. One day you will be relatively fine, and the next you will have a flare-up for no apparent reason. And this is particularly frustrating if you are doing your very best to avoid these flare-ups and lead a ‘normal’ life.… Read more
In my work
with IBS sufferers, I have found that many are just like me – sensitive people.
If you are a sensitive person, you know. You are gentle, empathic and genuinely interested in others.
Yet life, and other people, often feel painful.… Read more
One of the most frustrating things someone with IBS can hear from a doctor is “It’s just stress…”
When I heard those words “It’s just stress…”, I felt even MORE hopeless than when I walked in.… Read more
I wanted to share this story with you about limitations. It’s about a person that truly inspires me. And I think he will inspire you too.
Why? Because sometimes we can deeply feel that life is working against us.… Read more