Community·Posted on Jul 2, 202110 Things Anyone With IBS Will Relate To Maybe A Little Too MuchMeet me in the bathroom...by saskian2Community ContributorApproved and edited by BuzzFeed Community TeamFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. You're an expert at keeping a straight face whilst your intestines feel like they're on fire. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC Because apparently lying on the floor and dying in a work meeting is "unprofessional". 2. You're a regular at the drugstore's "Stomach Issues" aisle. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures They know your name, order, and favorite color at this point. 3. Drinking coffee feels like playing Russian Roulette with your digestive system. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. You have to choose between being tired and cranky, or being awake but running to the toilet every five minutes. 4. The toilet paper shortage was the most nerve-wracking part of 2020 for you. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF OWN You genuinely considered ordering a bidet in the worst case scenario. 5. You always know where the nearest public bathroom is. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBS / Via giphy.com Bonus points if you keep a note of the toilet codes for your local Pret branches. Just me? Okay. 6. You've cancelled plans that involve food to avoid imminent disaster. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures Because no one wants to eat your crappy FODMAP meals with you. 7. You're sick of people suggesting BS miracle cures to you. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC It's great that this £80/month supplement subscription worked for you, Susan, but I'll just stick to my good old Immodium. 8. ...but you're not afraid to admit that you've tried some interesting stuff to lessen your symptoms, too. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX Desperate times call for desperate measures — whether that's hypnotherapy, herbal remedies, or your 50th doctor's appointment that month. 9. You've had your fair share of embarrassing IBS moments in public. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBS Shout out to my digestive system for being louder than a motorway whenever I'm in a quiet room. 10. And finally, you envy people with a functioning digestive system. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BBC One They don't know how lucky they are.