This was posted on CBS news page and I think it’s great !
11 Things not to say to a person with IBD:
1. You don’t look sick
2. I know what you’re going through
3. You’ve lost weight. You look great !
4. Come on try a bite.
5. You’re so lucky you can eat anything and not gain weight.
6. You must have a lot of stress in your life.
7. Can you wait until the next exit (while driving).
8. You’ve really put on weight.
9. Is it okay for you to eat that ?
10. Why are you so tired ?
11. You need to change your diet.
I have actually heard 10 out of 11 of these comments.
How many have you heard ?