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ANONYMOUS’ PERSONAL STORY

Praise be to Jesus, Mary, and St. Joseph! St. Michael, pray for us. I began having constipation after giving birth. I was diagnosed with “pelvic prolapse” and my intestines I think are not in the same shape or place they used to be before giving birth.I began to experience more constipation and also perhaps all […]

KIM’S PERSONAL STORY

I am 63 I’ve had GI issues all my life. I experience difficulties in having a bowel movement. It’s a CHORE EVERY MORNING. I setup my area with gloves Vaseline a soft paper towels & wipes. It’s not unusual for me to take close to an hour in the bathroom, & go through two rolls […]

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 […]

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