Hi Judy,Just like you, I also wonder if other people understand the pain and agony that this condition brings upon you. I sometimes sound like a broken record when I say that I feel sick to my stomach...or I just don't feel very good today. I have tried to explain my problem to my coworkers and even my boss. Until you go through this, no one can understand the horrible feeling of having to go to the bathroom and dread having an accident. I am fortunate that my husband and sons have provided a great deal of support for me. When mom hurts, they all try to make me feel better. I think back at my younger days and to be perfectly honest with you I have always had a sensitive stomach and always have been a worry wort. Many people tell me that I am just internalizing my stress and nerves and this is what is causing me to feel so sick. Perhaps to a certain degree they are right, but I can't go on living on saltine crackers and water. My doctor has even gone as far as to tell me that because I am Hispanic and eating all of that mexican food it has started to effect my digestive system. Give me a break. I admit that I love eating salsa but I know that even a banana can make me have the runs. I am trying my best to stay positive and try to keep a good outlook through this. It helps tremendously to hear your stories and experiences. Believe it or not it is very comforting. I guess mysery loves company. I wish you all the best. Thanks.