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If You're Constantly Running to the Bathroom, These 20 Memes Are for You

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There are a number of chronic illnesses – such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastroparesis or interstitial cystitis – that may cause you to spend a little more time in the bathroom than the average person. Frequent trips and long stays on the toilet can be awkward and uncomfortable, whether you’re at home or in public. The toilet seat is often hard and cold, the toilet paper can quickly cause irritation, and then there’s the smell… And this is all assuming you were able to find a toilet on time in the first place!

Dealing with symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea or constipation isn’t exactly pleasant, but sometimes humor can be a powerful coping mechanism for riding out those long hours in the bathroom. If laughter helps distract you from whatever’s going on down there, you may enjoy the following memes:


when someone asks where you've been... michael scott saying 'just poopin, you know how I be'
via Memedroid


I feel bad for my friends when they say they're having a crappy day, until I realize it's figurative for them and literal for me
via @lifewithcrohns Instagram


baby looking worried. the caption says 'oh no... that wasn't a fart'
via @miles_dei Twitter


why the hell do my intestines hate me?
via @supportforspoonies Instagram


my superpower is always knowing where the nearest bathroom is
via lifeaccordingtocrohns Tumblr


boss: why are you late? me: sign that says '1-hour poo'
via @TrendUso Twitter


when you go to a public bathroom to poop and no one is there
via @lifewithcrohns Instagram


when you flush the toilet and the water starts rising
via memefelon Tumblr


how it feels when you go to the bathroom without your phone... with an alien sitting alone on a planet
via @VoytekPavlik Twitter


the look you get when you have diarrhea and there's no toilet available
via @lifewithcrohns Instagram


any day now... with man sitting on the toilet bored
via happiestcarrot Tumblr


but you just went to the bathroom... trust me, I know.
via @gameofcrohnssite Instagram


how can anyone poop 10-20 times per day? you underestimate my power
via @bowels_of_laughter Instagram


when you make it to the bathroom just in time
via @meeksmemequeen Instagram


after spending copious amounts of time in the bathroom, I have now memorized my shampoo's ingredients
via @bianca_van_ardenne Instagram


when I finally poop
via chronicallybadass Tumblr


when you've been on the toilet too long
via @freetomeme Instagram


when I'm trying to figure out what I ate that made me sick
via @crohns_is_cray Instagram


man chopping a door down with an axe and saying 'I said I needed to go NOW'
via Ulcerative Colitis Management Facebook page


when you've been sat on the toilet all day... outch!

Banner inviting you to join the new Crohn's & UC Support Group

Originally published: April 3, 2018
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