Ann Gillespie

My name is Ann, I was born in Belfast Northern Ireland, immigrated to Canada at age 8. Have always had trouble with my bowels...severe constipation OR diarrhea .

A Lifetime with IBD

Brief Intro so you can get a feel for Ann: About 1972 (27yrs old) mother of 2, was told by my MD that I had Proctitis and should not do stool tests as there would always be blood in it. There was no internet and so knew very little about it. Wasn’t sent to specialist either so drifted along having changing symptoms and not recognizing… Read More »A Lifetime with IBD