Of the many symptoms associated with IBD, both Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, constipation is generally not one of them. Constipation can happen during a flare up occasionally, but IBD refers to an inflammation of the bowel, which, more often, causes diarrhea.
Let's face it... life is exhausting. For many of us in the chronically ill community, just getting out of bed on a daily basis can be tiring. Then (if you're lucky), you add on a family, chores, possibly a hobby, and a full-time job. I got tired just writing that. I do not have a family of my own, and frankly do not understand how people that do…