"I hate how my IBS affects my social life. Even with my pills there is a lingering fear that it'll flare up when I'm not at home. I have plans tonight with some friends and I'm feeling really anxious about it which in turn is making my stomach kind of upset. I should be looking forward to this." -A member on myIBSteam
On myIBSteam, the social network and online support group for those living with IBS, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. The impact of IBS on myIBSteam members' social lives is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.
Here are some conversations about social life:
• IBS sucks big time and there have been times that I've often wished that those who have never experienced it would have a bout of it so that they could maybe understand why it is not an excuse for our non-participation in some activities.
Can you relate?
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