Thanks, Shamontiel L. Vaughn!! You are so kind. It was a tough one deciding to write this but I know so many people have bowel problems and don’t want to tell people about it, because it’s embarrassing! We need to get past that mentality to a place where it’s cool to talk about it. It’s like guys being squeamish talking about periods… get over it!
I can’t help cringing for both you and your friend with sickle cell disease. What a shocking way for you to find out! Ouch. I guess if we’re all a bit more up front we can all be a bit more considerate of what people are going through, sometimes without us otherwise having a clue!