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KIRBY’S PERSONAL STORY

I’m an 85 year old male with a life long, on and off problem with a, “lazy bowel.” Pooping was, thank the Lord, a problem until I discovered a “silver bullet.” As a kid my mom would administer castor oil for my problem. It worked! After reaching 80, two trips to the ER I was […]

CHRIS’ PERSONAL STORY

My childhood, no bowel problems. However, as I got older, here they came. First, I would be normal in my bathroom routine, then one day, it was like someone turned off a switch in my gut. I was constipated, then I’d suffer for a few weeks, then things would return to normal. I went to […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERSONAL STORY

Hello, i am a 40 year old male who has been struggling with IBS for about 7 years. I always had a difficult relationship with the toilet when i was a child, and as an adult struggled with incontinence well into my 30s. It was never a big deal, i just had to be vigilant. […]

OLIVIA’S PERSONAL STORY

Hello, I’m 25 female, I’ve had Ibs mixed for about 6 years now. It began at uni with a combination of work and social anxiety. For 2 years I had constant loose stools (7-17 times depending on anxiety levels) , bloating, gas and flare ups. Eventually after uni this turned into chronic constipation (longest 3 […]

ADRIANA’S PERSONAL STORY

I had ibs constipation from a child, I’m 47 I am usually home bound, bed bound, some times I’ll be ok for a while, I can’t go without enemas. I feel embarrassed. I’m glad I live alone. But if it’s really bad I go to my mums and she looks after me.Usually I cant sleep till 5 […]

DEE’S PERSONAL STORY

I been suffering all my life with constipation and stomach issues. I have had many “exploratory” surgeries growing up. I have had laxatives, fruit and you name it. I Offset when it worked with anti diarrhea when it went bad the opposite direction. 2020 September I had a gall bladder surgery, 2020 December a nissen […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERSONAL STORY

I started this problem when I was giving my exams, the first time I remember it was at night of 2016 and I started with a dull pain with feeling of bubbles bursting in my lower right abdominal region. Then as the time passed I started to suffer constipation with pain. I underwent the lower […]

DIANE’S PERSONAL STORY

Hi! My name is Diane. I just recently starting experiencing bouts of Constipation with hard stool and difficult to push out. I do poop out some; but not all the way. It still feels like there is poop inside of me that needs to come out. I’m not sure what is going on. I have […]

JESSICA’S PERSONAL STORY

Hello to all. I came here to find similar stories to mine, to find hope and maybe solutions for intermittent chronic constipation, as I call it. From my first memories, I recall screaming and crying because I didn’t want to do a number 2. My colon always hurt and I would let everyone know! On […]

KIMBERLY’S PERSONAL STORY

Hello I am 55 and have had IBS-C for twenty years. As a child I suffered with ulcers from stress…. terrible pain. These days I’m in moderate to severe pain DAILY. I take gabapentin to take the edge off but not completely. I use distraction and meditation. I fast intermittently. Exercise mildly, and try to […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERSONAL STORY

I’m pleased to be able to share my IBS-C story. I’ve read each and every one of yours and empathise with them all. Here’s mine.I’ve always been somewhat prone to constipation, but it only became a major issue in May 2018. I suddenly developed constipation which lasted for a few days, so I contacted my […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERSONAL STORY

My name is Kate and 10 years ago Out of the blue I developed very high blood pressure.I was a very healthy mum, working full time and looking after elderly parents.I ate well, drank very occasionally, never smoked and exercised alot.I started to experience strange symptoms, such as exhaustion, feeling constantly thirsty, leg twitches, digestive […]

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