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Common Abbreviations and Explanations
      09/13/04 07:20 AM
Linz

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A while ago I was trying to make a list of all the abbreviations we use so they can go in a sticky post for new users. Here's what we came up with. If anyone wants to add anything, please say so!

A / IBS-A= alternating between D & C
ADBs = Anti-Depressant Brownies (see recipe Index).
a-d's / anti-d's = anti-depressants
AFAIK = As Far As I Know
BF = Boyfriend
BM = Bowel Motion
BMR = Body Mass Ratio
BTC = Breaking The Cycle
BTW = By the way
bump = bringing the message to the top so more people see it
C / IBS-C = Constipation
CBINBS = Can't Believe It's Not Butter Spray
CFS = Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
D / IBS-D = Diarrhea
DB = Darling Boyfriend
DH = Darling Husband
DHTB = Darling Husband To Be
DIL = Daughter in law
FF = Fat Free
Fibro = Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Fog/fogged = the mental fog of Fibromyalgia sufferers
FWIW = For what it's worth
Frog/frogged = refering to being "Fibro-frogged", our variation on the term "Fibro-fogged".
GI = Gastro-intestinal (ie. to do with your digestive system) AS WELL AS Gastro-Intestinal doctor
HFCS = High-fructose corn syrup (a trigger)
HFS = Health Food Store
HTH = Hope that helps
IBD = Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's & Colitis)
IBS = Irritable Bowel Syndrome
IBS-A see A.
IBS-C- see C.
IBS-D see D.
IF = Insoluble Fibre
IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
ISF = Insoluble Fibre
ISOT = I Searched On This
Jack / JD = Jack Daniels whiskey/bourbon
LF = Low Fat
LMBO = Laughing My Butt Off
lol = laugh out loud
LS = LauraSue!
MIL = Mother-In-Law
nt = no text in the message
RF = Reduced Fat
RKTs = Rice Krispy Treats (see recipe Index).
ROTFLMBO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off
SF = Soluble Fibre
SFS = Soluble Fibre Supplement
SO or S/O or S-O = Significant Other
SS = Sara-Sage, the username of Tina
UFO = Unidentified Food Object.
UTI = Urinary Tract Infection
WTEWYCEA = What To Eat When You Can't Eat Anything


Edited by Heather (05/25/05 01:01 PM)

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Linz
09/13/04 07:20 AM
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10/23/04 09:01 PM

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