First of all I’ve learned so much from this site... the pain, the bloating, the bathroom runs or lack of, not being able to wear jeans that aren’t elastic or any other pants. I could go on & on about the relief that there are so many people with the same situation.

I am gluten & lactose intolerant. After 10 years of living like this I’ve adapted to the lousy eating habits. I switched gastroenterologists & found out I had IBS. Colonoscopies & 2 endoscopies proved all this. After a very invasive MRI they discovered that my colon is crooked. I even carry around a drawing that the doctor did, along with all the foods I cannot eat. I’ve tried everything including Linzess. But after awhile I just started getting sick on it.

Most of the time I don’t leave my house. And any appointments are made after 1pm. Praying that I can make it. There’s so much more to say but think that’s enough. My heart goes out to all of you who suffer like I do. Thank you for being there for all of us.

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