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Could you imagine going to the bathroom during and after every meal? Irritable bowel syndrome is the one nightmare I dream every day. I miss so many important moments in life because I’m constantly running to the bathroom. I missed watching my daughter take her very first steps, I miss a lot of holiday parties spending it in the bathroom instead of with family.
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A lot of my family members have it, so they understand a lot of the pain that I’m going through, but theirs is controlled. They are comfortable talking to their doctor about the problems that they are having although I’m not. It’s not that I’m scared of telling my doctor, it just seems like a waste of time for something that may or may not solve my problem.
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I am going to talk to my doctor the next time I see him and get the confidence to stop waiting. I want to be with my family and stop spending my time in the bathroom. I don’t want to waste any more of my time so I can watch my daughter growing up.