You're not alone. Listen to the stories of those who have short bowel syndrome (SBS) and learn how they made the best of their situation."

Living with Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS): Video Stories"

SBS creates challenges for many, but you’re not alone

Norma, a patient
living with SBS

The following videos reflect personal stories. Listen to those who have SBS and learn how they make the best of their situation. Everyone's experience is different.



Norma’s Story

Incorporating SBS into her life

A short bowel syndrome (SBS) patient, Norma

"[SBS] doesn’t define me. I control my own life … it doesn’t control me."

- Norma, SBS Patient

Kevin’s Story

Living life with SBS, a rare condition

Kevin, a short bowel syndrome (SBS) patient

"I never thought I could experience the life that I’ve enjoyed."

- Kevin, SBS Patient

CODY’S STORY

Adjusting after diagnosis of SBS

A short bowel syndrome (SBS) patient, Cody

"No matter where I've lived, I've always had a garden. And having SBS is definitely not going to stop me from getting my hands in the dirt."

- cody, SBS Patient

Jennifer's Story

Eating, sleeping and TPN

Jennifer, a short bowel syndrome (SBS) patient

"One conscious thing you’ve gotta do is watch your eating so you’re not overloading your system."

- Jennifer, SBS Patient

Jameson’s Story

Friends, dating and SBS

A short bowel syndrome (SBS) patient, Jameson

"It was different adjusting to everything that you're used to. It's the little things that you don't think of when something major like that happens that affects every little part of your daily routine that you're so used to."

- Jameson, SBS Patient

Elizabeth's Story

You're not alone

Elizabeth, a short bowel syndrome (SBS) patient

"It's astonishing how much it helps to know that there are other people doing it [24-hour TPN] too … and if you've got a problem or something, you can call someone who knows exactly what you’re talking about."

- Elizabeth, SBS Patient

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