Your IBS and your story are inextricably linked. Your unique story lies behind every IBS flare-up you have ever had – and ever will have. Even if it doesn’t look like it from the outside, this is what is happening on the inside.… Read more
Your emotions are your profound compass in life. And emotional triggers could well be hiding behind your IBS pain.
Through your emotions you know what is good for you, what goes towards what your heart desires – and what crosses over your boundaries and goes against your values and beliefs.… Read more
It can be challenging to deal with IBS and worry to say the least!
When you worry, or you’re feeling anxious and upset, are your IBS symptoms worse?
see this for a long time.… Read more
Flare-ups of IBS come at the worst times. Sometimes we know what caused them, but often times they just come out of the blue – despite all of our efforts to “eat right”. It’s SO frustrating!… Read more
Where is IBS pain typically felt?
In the stomach
Under the ribs
In the abdomen (upper and lower, right side or left side)
In the intestines
Around and inside the anus (as inflammation/ hemerroids)
In the back: Many people also complain of back pain, particularly, lower back pain.… Read more
Many of us want to travel with IBS – especially now the Covid restrictions are finally easing. While there are no magic wand solutions to make travelling with IBS easy, here are my top tips to travel better and enjoy your holiday more.… Read more
Do you have IBS and problems digesting – and wish you could digest good food again? Instead of watching others eat whatever they like without batting an eyelid!
So much good food – so little you can digest
When you have problems digesting, food becomes SUCH a sensitive subject.… Read more
Abdominal pain is one of the typical symptoms of IBS. It can be abdominal pain on the left side. Or abdominal pain on the right side. Or even abdominal pain upper middle!
Wherever you experience it, that pain can feel like something gnawing away at you, and stealing your focus.… Read more
We are always looking for things to help with IBS. But what about asking the people close to you for their help and support with IBS too?
We know it’s not easy being around us and our IBS.… Read more
Have you ever wondered what you have done to deserve IBS? Well the answer is “nothing”. Your IBS is not your fault.
Even if you may have family members or colleagues who don’t really understand what you’re going through, and insinuate that it’s you.… Read more