Living with IBS one day at a time. Get tips and read about living and coping with IBS

By tmholland - February 21, 2017
I noticed a couple of weeks ago, after my last bad flare-up, that I had an unhealthy, irrational fear of going to the bathroom. Anybody else have this happen? I mean, if... READ MORE

By Emily Downward - February 20, 2017
With February 20th being Love Your Pet Day, I am feeling especially grateful for my sweet cat Elsie. I adopted Elsie from the Humane Society last March, and I feel very lucky... READ MORE

By tmholland - February 19, 2017
Since it’s Pet Month, let me introduce you to my little animal family at home. And so, the cast of characters: there’s Livy, she is a cat and and she is…uh…crazy. She... READ MORE

By HessP - February 16, 2017
Because of my IBS, I hardly leave my house. In fact, I hardly even call anyone on the phone anymore, including my parents, because all I have to talk about (or want... READ MORE

By tmholland - February 12, 2017
I don’t like to tell this story. It’s very personal and brings up a lot of very strong feelings. But, because it is Pet Month here on, I thought I would... READ MORE

By tmholland - February 7, 2017
Depending on your age, weight, gender and about a thousand other factors, the exercise part of your self-care routine can look very different. I think in today’s body obsessed culture, we all... READ MORE

By Ally Godley - February 6, 2017
If you’re not an IBS sufferer and hear IBS-C, irritable bowel syndrome with constipation, you may just think that IBS-C patients may have a little more constipation than others. Chronic constipation when... READ MORE

By tmholland - February 6, 2017
One of the most overlooked ways of managing illness of any kind is the thought of providing a pet with a loving home. Not only are you providing one of God’s blessed... READ MORE

By tmholland - February 2, 2017
In my past couple of articles about my experiences with IBS, I have tried to share my intentions and ‘game plan’ for dealing with a life disrupted, and sometimes stopped altogether, by... READ MORE

By Becky Oleson - January 30, 2017
I’ve never been much of a cat person, and for years, I wasn’t fond of many dogs, either. But my feelings about animals changed when my husband and daughter brought home a... READ MORE

By tmholland - January 25, 2017
Living with IBS presents many challenges. Some are easily overcome and others are not. While the idea of ‘mind, body, spirit’ has been tossed around in popular culture, the idea has to... READ MORE

By HessP - January 23, 2017
The journey to better health while having IBS is a very bumpy road to travel on. There will always be ups and downs that will cause setbacks and misery, but we have... READ MORE

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