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CeeLiah started the topic LIVING WITH IBD: Sex and Sexual Satisfaction questionnaire in the forum General Discussion 7 hours, 34 minutes ago

LIVING WITH IBD: Sex and Sexual Satisfaction

Go into the draw to win 1 of 4 $100AUD Coles-Myer or Amazon gift cards, complete our online questionnaire entitled “Living with IBD: Sex and sexual satisfaction”

Up to 58% of individuals reported impaired sexual functioning, and 46% of females and 30% of males reported reduced sexual satisfaction aft…

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Julie Marie Palumbo commented on the post, Parenting and Fatigue 9 hours, 51 minutes ago

Thank you so much for writing this! As a soon-to-be mom I often wonder what will happen when I am extremely fatigued but cannot just take a nap whenever I feel like it because of having a little one around.

These are great tips and ones that I will definitely keep in mind once the baby comes!

–Julie (Team Member)

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thedancingcrohnie commented on the post, Accidents with IBD 17 hours, 24 minutes ago

Joan,

I am so sorry you have had to experience this. It truly is awful.

Have you tried wearing pads? That was a huge help for me. Some people also wear diapers but I just couldn’t bring myself to do it.

Always dancing,
Elizabeth (team member)

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Gracie99 answered a question 3 days, 12 hours ago

Hi Julie

That’s a good idea, I have looked into it and have decided not to give the diet a go as it may have an impact on my progress in getting well which is not something I want!!

– Gracie

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boofox commented on the post, Accidents with IBD 3 days, 12 hours ago

I have microscopic collagenous colitis, for which the only effective treatment has been Entocort. My symptoms started in 2006, and I was diagnosed in about 2010. I have had too many mortifying accidents to count. Disneyland, airports, stores, people’s homes while visiting. I am talking about a lot of liquid stool pouring out of me at an…

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thedancingcrohnie posted a new activity comment 3 days, 14 hours ago

HI @cronevictoria,

Stress is always the worst when it comes to IBD. Life is just always unpredictable and things tend to happen at the most unfavorable times.

I’ve found the best thing to help me, is self-care and making sure I am resting whenever possible and eating well. Those are things I can control so I focus on that in stressful times…

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thedancingcrohnie commented a story 3 days, 14 hours ago

Hi Jordan,

Thank you so much for being so transparent and sharing your story with our community. My heart goes out to you because of all you have had to endure. IBD is an incredibly hard journey and we are all truly warriors for fighting through it. And you are definitely a warrior!

I hope you continue to heal and get stronger and…

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jordanparker shared a new story 3 days, 16 hours ago

Hello! My name is Jordan, I was diagnosed with IBS at the age of 9 then with IBD at 10. I’d say for the first 3 years it was somewhat manageable. Then my life got torn away from me.

At 13 years old I was an a […]

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thedancingcrohnie posted a new activity comment 3 days, 16 hours ago

I struggled with this too. I didn’t find others with IBD until I reached out to social media and of course found this website.

It’s hard to find others with the same diagnosis in your area, but at least you know you aren’t alone. You have this community here and although we aren’t physically close, we are certainly always supportive and…