Do you feel that your IBS symptoms don’t make sense? It’s a really common problem. One day you will be relatively fine, and the next you will have a flare-up for no apparent reason. It’s SO frustrating!… Read more
April 19th is IBS Awareness Day. Awareness around IBS is important, because it tends to be an invisible handicap, seemingly without solutions.
People think of IBS as being like just a little tummy ache. If only they knew the whole story!… Read more
If you are feeling somewhat in the dark with your IBS, read on.
When you are in the midst of everyday living it can be really hard to understand what’s going on with our IBS. It can seem so unclear which triggers are causing what type of reaction, and you can end up feeling thwarted and just tired of it all.… Read more
Do you suffer with any of these common IBS symptoms? If so, you probably have Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Do you have abdominal pain and stomach cramps, accompanied by diarrhoea and/or constipation? These are the most common symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, especially when IBS first hits.… Read more
Did you know that your inner critic could be one of your IBS triggers? One that is keeping a pattern of feeling bad in your life and potentially creating, or intensifying certain IBS symptoms.
This is worth looking out for, and difficult to detect if you don’t know where to look – so read on.… Read more
IBS: Are you doing this too? Bracing yourself – with food, with people, with family and social situations?
I recently took a plane. And in the middle of the safety instructions, they said that if we heard “Brace, brace, brace” we should protect our head and brace ourselves.… Read more
Making progress with IBS can feel impossible at times. Especially when a flare-up has just wiped you out yet again. It’s already a challenge to get functioning again, let alone move forward.
And yet, if you are reading this, then you have that burning desire for a better life and progress with your IBS.… Read more
IBS is so tricky to solve. If it wasn’t, you and an estimated 10 percent of the population would already have found your way out.
And yet there are solutions. Once you understand how IBS works and are willing to dive in fully.… Read more
Do you have IBS and are worried that you might not be getting the nutrients you need to support your health? When you are limited with what you can eat (which, let’s face it, most of us with IBS are), it’s normal to be concerned about how you can get more vitamins and minerals in an attempt to stay healthy.… Read more
For me, feeling alone behind the mask was one of the worst parts of IBS.
Putting on the “Everything is fine” mask during the day.
Then getting home and putting on that “I’m doing what I can” mask while doing the chores and then bloating on the coach.… Read more