"The moment I received my official diagnosis, I dropped all my assumptions about IBS. It was so freeing." -Member of myIBSteam
Living with a chronic condition can be difficult and even a burden, but also an opportunity to rid yourself of what you think you know.
Have you heard the saying, "People don't get it until they get it"? That is so true about IBS.
"The more I learn about IBS, the more I realize that it's not my fault." -Member of myIBSteam
An IBS diagnosis forces us to drop our negative assumptions about life with a chronic condition. Members on myIBSteam gain perspective from other members' experiences to become better informed about what it's really like to live with IBS.
What negative assumptions have you let go of about IBS? Tell us about it in the comments below or directly on myIBSteam.com.