Managing my life

My story starts with an attack of c.dif last year which knocked me off my feet. Never heard of it before. After several bouts of diarrhea, I saw a Gastro doctor who told me “you are sick.” I was put on Lomotil 2x a day which helped control it. After 6 months or so I started having severe stomach pain and returned to him. I had a recent CT scan and it showed no stomach problems so he was puzzled. All he could say was it’s not c.dif again but I think you now have IBS. Great, just what I needed to hear. So I now manage my problem with 1/2 Lomotil every other day so that I don’t have stomach pain or constipation; this works for me. Let me say to all of you “I feel your pain.”

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