Chronic Illness Bloggers {Massive} Giveaway!

The Chronic Illness Bloggers group is doing a MASSIVE giveaway!!!

This is seriously exciting stuff, and the packages are gigantic!

This giveaway is sponsored by Chronic Illness Bloggers. Check out the sponsor list below for all our wonderful sponsors!

When I say the prizes are ridiculously huge, I mean it! There are eleven total prize packages, each valued between $400 and $600! I’m not even kidding around. This is an absolutely massive giveaway… and it’s only running from Nov. 23 until Dec. 3 (2016).


Enter here:

Two of the eleven packages are, unfortunately, only eligible for winners in the United States. That leaves nine packages open for the whole world though! The winners are drawn at random, so if you enter from outside the USA, then you may get paired with a “US Only” prize pack. If that happens, you may either forfeit your package, or have it shipped to a US address. Obviously, shipping it to a US address first will cause a delay in you receiving the prize pack.

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Visbiome High Potency Probiotics – Review

I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company.

I am not a doctor! This post is not intended as medical advice. This post is for information purposes only. Before beginning any new medical routine, always consult with your doctor and/or pharmacist. By continuing, you release me (Elizabeth Bulfer) from any and all liability.


This review is about Visbiome high potency probiotics; specifically, the regular strength capsules.

Why am I reviewing Visbiome high potency probiotics? Well, I’ve been struggling with severe IBS-C (irritable bowel syndrome, constipation prominent) for over 20 years. I’m only 26 years old. My IBS-C problems started very shortly after I started eating solid foods. Apparently, as a toddler, I used to scream and cry in the corner to try to avoid using the restroom. I first got an IBS diagnosis when I was in college, about 2010, but there hadn’t been any other testing done so I actually ignored that diagnosis. Then, just recently, I got diagnosed with IBS-C again. This time, however, I really trusted the doctor and we have done extensive testing for all sorts of other illnesses (and ruled them out). After listening to my history of “bathroom issues,” he concluded that I have definitely been living with severe IBS-C my entire life. You can read a more detailed account in my post: “The Personal Hell That Is My IBS” (warning, it’s quite detailed/graphic and emotional). I’ve only just started to get some semblance of control over my IBS-C thanks to the use of high potency probiotics and an incredible gastroenterologist. Continue reading