How to Explain Your Illness to Others

“these conversations are never easy but if it’s with the right people, they’ll understand” Sharing health issues with others can be very personal and intimidating. Here are some quick tips for starting the conversation: decide up front how much you’re willing to share and stay firm with those boundaries be clear on your limitations andContinue reading “How to Explain Your Illness to Others”

How Restrictive Diets Like Low FODMAP Can Become Problematic

{trigger warning: restrictive eating & food fear} This is hard for me to talk about because it’s something that was my reality for well over a year. At first the Low FODMAP diet was helpful, I was going to the bathroom more regularly and although the diet was hard, I thought it was worth it.Continue reading “How Restrictive Diets Like Low FODMAP Can Become Problematic”