Maybe you were lucky, and you were brought up and taught to trust your gut instinct.
However that is not what has happened for most of us.
We were taught that we don’t know, that what we feel is not what we should feel.… Read more
Sometimes you can try REALLY HARD to make changes, and still feel like you’re failing with your IBS. You summon up your courage, take two steps forward – and slide three steps back. If this happens to you, take heart.… Read more
I had no idea I could recover from IBS.
I stayed stuck with IBS for many years because I was told I had physical reasons for having IBS, and that I would probably suffer from IBS for the rest of my life.… Read more
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
Take it from someone who NO LONGER suffers from chronic IBS – it’s not about how hard you try.
Like you, I did all the things:
The tests, the colonoscopy, the doctors, the GI specialists, the diets, the meds (though I was intolerant to most of them).… Read more
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
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 with IBS 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
In my work with IBS sufferers, I have found that many are just like me – sensitive people. In fact IBS and being sensitive often go together.
If you are a sensitive person, you know. You are gentle, empathic and genuinely interested in others.… Read more