Category Archives: Guest Posts

Guest Post for IBS Awareness Month: Looking Back and Paying It Forward: A Life with IBS

IBS Impact is pleased to welcome another guest post for IBS Awareness Month. Jeni Skukowski has IBS and lives in the state of Connecticut in the USA. She works as a Registered Dietitian and is a volunteer co-administrator for the international, science based Facebook IBS support group IBS Support (Official). We appreciate her time and …

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Guest Post for IBS Awareness Month: Navigating the UK National Health Service for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

IBS Impact is pleased to welcome a guest blogger this week for IBS Awareness Month.  Julie Thompson, RD, known on social media as Jules_GastroRD, is a UK state registered dietitian specializing in IBS and other gastrointestinal conditions. She runs the Calm Gut Clinic in Lancashire, is an advisor to the IBS Network, the UK’s national …

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Guest Post for IBS Awareness Month: Misinformation, Mystery, and Muddling Through IBS

IBS Impact is pleased to welcome a guest blogger this week for IBS Awareness Month. We thank her for her time and sharing her important experiences and insights. Kathy Kersmarki lives in Winter Park, Florida. She worked twenty five years as an elementary school secretary/ bookkeeper and is now retired. After suffering for five decades …

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Guest Post: Let’s Work Together to Manage IBS

IBS Impact is pleased to welcome a guest blogger this week for IBS Awareness Month. We thank him for his time and important insights. Jon S. has IBS and lives in the United Kingdom. He has a degree in biochemistry and now works as an analyst in the tech sector. In his spare time, Jon follows …

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Guest Post from New Zealand for IBS Awareness Month: We Should Be Able to Talk About This

IBS Impact is pleased to welcome a guest blogger this week. Jay Thompson-Munn is now self-employed as a graphic designer and virtual assistant, after transitioning from high-level administrative employment in order to accommodate her IBS and other health conditions which commonly overlap with IBS. She also has several family members with IBS and/or other GI …

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Guest Post: I Know Why People Can’t Tell I Have IBS. (Becoming More Present At Work)

This week’s guest blogger is Marcy Epstein, PhD. She has IBS and other disabilities and wrote this article especially for IBS Impact. For over 25 years, she has held varied positions as an educator, national public speaker, published author of five books and numerous articles, editor, publisher, disability scholar and advocate. She received her PhD …

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Guest Post : IBS- A Canadian Perspective, Tapping into Key Resources

 Blogger Lyndin Kane of Running From the Runs returns this week with a post for her fellow Canadians with IBS, which was written especially for IBS Impact. Readers from all over the world, also see her popular guest post from April 8, 2013 for IBS Awareness Month, which was reposted from her own blog with …

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Guest Post for IBS Awareness Month: Stigma and Chronic Illness

This week’s guest blogger is Tiffany Taft, PsyD. of Oak Park Behavioral Medicine, LLC. and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Taft and her partner in private practice, Stephanie Horgan, LCSW, work with adults and children with a range of chronic medical conditions, with a special interest and expertise in gastrointestinal disorders like IBS …

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Guest Post for IBS Awareness Month: A Lesson Learned From A Young Person With IBS

Last week, fellow blogger and person with irritable bowel syndrome,  Lyndin Kane of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, posted on her blog, Running From the Runs, about an encounter she had with a young student with IBS that caused her to reconsider her approach to her own IBS as well. This experience and Lyndin’s conclusion appeared …

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