My anxiety and IBS

I really just need a place to vent and get this out and I figured this would be perfect. I’ve had IBS-D since I was 22. It’s been about 11 years now. Some days are better than others. I actually hate those days more than anything. I end up with this false sense of security that everything will be ok and I can eat what I want only to pay for it later. I think that is what I am experiencing right now.

I had Mexican last night and that can be a toss up. Unfortunately the insomnia kicked in about an hour and a half ago along with the nausea. I’m kind of just laying here waiting for the inevitable going over my day ahead thinking what can I skip if I’m going to be chained to the bathroom and will I disappoint anyone if I need to cancel plans. Then of course my anxiety starts because I’m currently away at a conference and what if I’m still sick when I need to leave and how will I be able to drive and blah blah blah. So here I am at 5:07am letting my anxiety win while waiting for my stomach to join the party. Sorry if this is a rambling post but I just needed a place to get this out.

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