Tag Archives: bathroom

Phantom Rectum: Oh The Joys

Have any of you heard the term “phantom rectum?” I mean, who hasn’t right? ; ) According to http://www.ostomy-medical-supplies.com/ostomy-surgery/surgery-what-to-expect/ … Phantom Rectum: A “phan­tom rec­tal” sen­sa­tion is when the body feels as if it needs to evacuate—even though the rec­tum is no longer con­nected to the bowel. This is a nor­mal, if dis­con­cert­ing, occur­rence sim­i­lar to the […]

Response to the new CCFA AD from a Parent, thoughts??

This is a comment from a parent in reaction to the post I wrote “We React to the New CCFA Ad Campaign” (http://keepingthingsinsideisbadformyhealth.wordpress.com/2013/01/10/we-react-to-the-new-ccfa-ad-campaign/) I found this very interesting because while inflammatory bowel disease IS NOT JUST ABOUT THE BATHROOM, what makes living with ulcerative colitis or crohns disease so difficult is really the bathroom part […]