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My IBS Story

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month. I’m supporting Kate Scarlata’s #IBelieveinyourStory campaign to increase IBS awareness, fund research, and improve patient care. Many of you have already heard my story, but for those who haven’t, here it is… You can appreciate the mid-80’s feathered bangs and purple cable knit sweater, but can you guess how old […]

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Sometimes it’s not about the food

Sometimes, when I’m in a counseling session, I look into your eyes, and it hits me… IT’S NOT ABOUT THE FOOD. Sometimes, I am able to overcome my discomfort to come right out and say… “I know I don’t know you very well yet, but I’m going to come right out and tell you… IT’S […]

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When you like a food, but it doesn’t like YOU.

As I was having diarrhea the other day (sorry if this is TMI), a phrase I tell my patients went thru my mind, I like corn, but corn doesn’t like me. I find summertime to be a challenging season, because I really love eating fresh fruits and veggies. And I have a garden. And I […]

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I had the great opportunity of running the “Hood to Coast” last month, a 200 mile team relay. http://www.hoodtocoast.com/ For those of you runners, you know what I mean when diarrhea and running go together. I suspect this is more than you want to know, but after using porta-pottys all weekend, I observed that lots […]

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