Let’s talk about poop.
Well, yeah. I mean, it’s hardly polite table conversation! And who really wants to discuss things like bowel habits, gas or heartburn? (Unless, of course, you’re pregnant and therefore mention it at every opportunity as a badge of honour.) But for the rest of us, we just don’t do poo.
At this point, you may be wondering “Okay Lena, how much did you get paid to talk about potty habits on your blog?” And in the spirit of full disclosure, the answer is… $0. That’s right, not a dime. Because the truth is, I really do think far too many people are dying of embarrassment – literally. If more people opened up about issues “down there”, they’d be quicker to seek medical assistance which could conceivably save their life. And, digestive disorders are a growing healthcare concern, affecting more than 20 million Canadians every year….