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Ann
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posted 12-15-1998 04:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ann   Click Here to Email Ann     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Tina, I have had to go to a convention every year and appear on stage...if you can believe that one. Can you imagine my stomach and the stage at the same time??? oy
When I go away and have to stay in the same room with someone I dont know well...I just explain to them that I have IBS and what they may have to look foward to... I have not had one person give me a hard time...and usually they know a family member or a friend with the same thing. I have been very lucky in that respect. You can get the papaya concentrate at any health food store..make sure it is pure with nothing added. I use about 1/2 to 1 cup full per quart size liquid...I say liquid because I usually use it with seltzer and cranberry juice concentrate...it is a refreshing drink..and keeps me from drinking soda. Try not to worry about the business trip..(I know thats a hard one to do). I always worry about the business trips and they ALWAYS turn out just great...

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posted 12-15-1998 10:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for tina   Click Here to Email tina     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
ann, i just happen to be on vacation for 2 weeks starting fri. so i am going to give it a try. i don't have to get on a stage on my business trip thank goodness. i don't have my trip until feb. but already planning. thanks for the encouragement will let you know how it goes. i am hoping something happens and they decide i don't have to go. but i doubt it. thanks again. tina

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