Help For Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Education, Support, & Self Help for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Heather & Company View Cart
Shop for IBSIBS Message BoardsIBS News & ReviewsStore Finder
Home
IBS Diet & Recipes
IBS Books
IBS Supplements
Yoga for IBS
Hypnosis for IBS
Tummy Teas

All Boards >> IBS Fitness & Lifestyle Board Discussions

_Willow

Reged: 04/06/05
Posts: 2090
Loc: Canada.
Hi Karen, and answers to your questions....
      04/12/05 01:30 PM

Thanks for replying!

I'm severe asthmatic, 1/8 of my lungs are scar tissue and I blow a 400 MAX. But, I'm very stable. My doctors have alwways been amazed at how well I do despite how bad my asthma is. I refuse to take more than 2 puffs a day of my Symbicort. I believe that Symbicort has helped me gain the weight, though. I was a size 5 in high school 10 years ago. I think I'm one of those freak cases, that is the "un-statistic" that actually gains on these inhaled steroids too. My doctor agrees. So far i've had no luck in explaining it.

I do Fit Day too, lol. It helps. The diary has been an amazing outlet for me. See, here's my problem. i went to the gym 3x a week for 4 months last year and never lost a pound. I was working up to the point of attacks alomst every day too. It was awful! I do a lot of walking, try to get it in every other day.I was a waitress for ten years, too. Never lost a pound when i went back this summer to it either.

But so far, because of Prednisone doses I get once or twice a year, I have not lost much. I actually gained ten pounds in ONE DAY because of it last summer. Scary, huh? It seems much more difficult to peel off the weight for me, even if I'm dieting, which I was, and working out religiously for me, which i was.

But I have a feeling about this Heather weay of life, and that it just might work. Who knows how complex IBS-C is? Maybe this is just what I need. Maybe my whole system is out of balance due to eating all the wrong things all along. i've done low carb, and low calorie, etc, and nothings worked. in fact, i was gaining on whole grains.

Keep your fingers crossed. Please!!

Sorry to hear you have Crohn's. it sounds rotten! Does Heather's way help you a lot?

--------------------
Keep on keepin' on...

Post Extras Print Post   Remind Me!     Notify Moderator

Entire thread
Subject Posted by Posted on
* Hello, newbie JUST found out I have IBS A~C _Willow 04/07/05 11:21 PM
. * Re: Hello, newbie JUST found out I have IBS A~C willow   04/09/05 05:41 PM
. * Hi Willow, welcome... _Willow   04/12/05 01:20 PM
. * Re: Hello, newbie JUST found out I have IBS A~C leoandoreosmom   04/08/05 04:35 PM
. * Hi Karen, and answers to your questions.... _Willow   04/12/05 01:30 PM
. * Re: I'm not Karen.... Yoda (formerly Hans)   04/12/05 01:36 PM

Extra information
0 registered and 0 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  Heather 



Permissions
      You cannot post until you login
      You cannot reply until you login
      HTML is enabled
      UBBCode is enabled

Thread views: 2415

Jump to

| Privacy statement Help for IBS Home

*
UBB.threads™ 6.2



LEGAL DISCLAIMER - This website is not intended to replace the services of a physician, nor does it constitute a doctor-patient relationship. Information on this web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should not use the information on this web site for diagnosing or treating a medical or health condition. If you have or suspect you have an urgent medical problem, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider.

Any application of the recommendations in this website is at the reader's discretion. Heather Van Vorous, HelpForIBS.com, and Heather & Company for IBS, LLC are not liable for any direct or indirect claim, loss or damage resulting from use of this website and/or any web site(s) linked to/from it. Readers should consult their own physicians concerning the recommendations on these message boards.



Home | Shop for IBS | IBS Message Boards | IBS News & Reviews | IBS Support Groups
IBS Diet & Recipes | IBS Books | IBS Supplements | Yoga for IBS | Hypnosis for IBS
IBS Tummy Teas™ | Irritable Bowel Syndrome Glossary

About Us | IBS Links | Search this Site | Site Map | Shipping & Returns | Privacy & Security
Contact Us | For Doctors & Dietitians | Wholesale | Co-packing Services

© 1999-2009, Heather Van Vorous, HelpForIBS.com, Heather & Company for IBS, LLC.
All information & art is proprietary and may not be duplicated.
All rights reserved.

Legal & Medical Disclaimer

Website Design