I Wish My Ibs Didn't Control My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    I Swear I Dont Eat A Lot But Im Packing It On

    my mum and I have calculated that my sister and my dad eat much more fattening foods and more food in general then us..yet we are the fatties ... why??my mum and I both lost weight then put more on... my sister has lost weight and she is keeping it off but she did put on a lot...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2012

    When I was 18 I got hit with a double whammy on

    my body. I was pregnant and diagnosed with gall bladder disease. Ultrasounds showed a growth along the inside lining of the pesky little organ and they could not determine if it were a stone or a polyp. I then started experiencing preterm labor so that eliminated any further...
    flypiggie flypiggie
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2014

    Struggling Every Day

    I have had IBS for over a year now and have been to over 15 doctors, including specialists and holistic doctors. I have been on multiple diets to try to improve my IBS but nothing has worked. People just don't understand IBS and when you talk to them about it they just think that...
    tummytrouble tummytrouble
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2012

    Mtv Documentary - Embarrassing Medical Condition

      Posted on 11:48AM on Oct 29th, 2009 I hope you don't mind me posting here. I'm an Associate Producer with MTV Networks and am currently working...
    mtvtruelife mtvtruelife
    1 Response Oct 29, 2009

    No Picnic

    I have a list as long as my arm of things I would really love to do but can't because of the severity of my IBS.  I thought the other day how nice it would have been if my boyfriend and I could have had a picnic.  The weather was beautiful and with the changing colors...
    smallfry78 smallfry78
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2008

    I Am A Picky Eater For A Reason!

         Ever since I was very young I have had to deal with this sickness. I remember getting terribly ill at family parties even from eating something as simple as mashed potatoes with a little too much butter. Forget going to sleepovers and staying up eating junk food all...
    krhfour krhfour
    May 5, 2011

    Excuse Me, Where's the Bathroom?

    I know most people would be embarassed to discuss their issues with IBS and I totally understand why.  I feel the need to talk about it because I'm hoping to find people out there who suffer as I do and hopefully they can give me some advice on how to handle...
    smallfry78 smallfry78
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 27, 2008

    I m writing here my experience.

    .Really I need to talk about it somewhere.. Close family , friends and partner don t really understand what I am going through... Every time I have to go out I take care what I eat..I always look for the closest bathroom ( just in case-but finally I need to use it) .. I am afraid...
    bellanefeli bellanefeli
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Dec 6, 2013

    Suffered from IBS for

    as long as I can remember. Have memories of having a stomach ache after every lunch in the first and second grade. Growing up it was mostly IBS attacks triggered from bad food like take-out. Was diagnosed with IBS at age 15. Age 17 a combination of Anxiety, IBS and who know what...
    K14A07M K14A07M
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2014
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