Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
WELDER43's Photo WELDER43 SparkPoints: (207,416)
Fitness Minutes: (85,740)
Posts: 11,374
3/20/13 1:14 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
emoticon emoticon

Edited by: WELDER43 at: 3/20/2013 (13:15)
 current weight: 139.0 
LINDA!'s Photo LINDA! SparkPoints: (255,258)
Fitness Minutes: (202,996)
Posts: 97,641
3/15/13 10:23 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Welcome! Lacey, it does seem that the note is an invasion of privacy. When I was employed, stress would make me run to the restroom during meetings, training, etc. It is a terrible illness.

Linda - Florida
Flylady:Peace is Mine Team Leader

PTSD Team Leader

IBS Team Leader

Emotional Eaters Co-Leader

Spark People's Official Healthy Heart Challenge Team - Leader

BLC23 Ivory Falcons
BLC 24 & 25
Fabulous Feisty Foxes
Co-Captain & Leader
BLC 26 & BLC 27
Spicy Sparkologists/Violet Virtuosos
BLC28, BLC29 & BLC30

Total SparkPoints: 255,258
SparkPoints Level 23
DONNA5281 Posts: 5,890
3/15/13 10:45 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Hi Lacey,
I believe that people shouldn't talk about us until they know what we are going through.
I also believe that they should have the HIPPA law in the work place!
We are here for you.
I'm just a message away if you want to talk.

Donna M. Hopkins

 May SparkPoints: 0
TEACHERCHICK82's Photo TEACHERCHICK82 SparkPoints: (35,893)
Fitness Minutes: (26,812)
Posts: 675
3/14/13 10:56 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
My name is Lacey and I'm 30 years old. I live in the Chicagoland area and have been on Spark for about 2 years. I have had weight issues since at least high school. I lose and gain, lose and gain. I have a love/hate relationship with food. I have been diagnosed with IBS for about 5 years now, along with GERD. Sometimes everything is working just fine, and then bam it acts up and I'm either going to the bathroom constantly or not at all. The GERD also does fine for awhile and the flares up.
Stress usually does it for me. I am on various medications and do acupuncture and reiki treatments for them. This year has been crazy at work with new administration. Since I have IBS and often need to use the restroom, I got a doctor's note just to be on the safe side. Well, sure enough I had a comment made about not being in a given classroom when I was scheduled to be there. My principal now has put my doctor's note, word for word, into my evaluation. HIPPA isn't for the workplace. So now anyone who looks at my file can see. about stressful! Not to mention an invasion of privacy,

 current weight: 221.8 
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other IBS ( Irritable bowel syndrome) Introduce Yourself to Team Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Hello! 10/13/2015 12:41:33 PM
Hi 6/11/2015 1:30:36 PM
Howdy everyone. 12/11/2015 1:06:40 PM
New Mom with IBS 11/1/2015 1:25:11 PM
Buckeye100SparkPage 2/9/2016 4:52:28 PM

Thread URL:

Review our Community Guidelines

x Lose 10 Pounds by June 14! Sign up with Email Sign up with Facebook
By clicking one of the above buttons, you're indicating that you have read and agree to SparkPeople's Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and that you're at least 18 years of age.