Tag Archives: gastric neurostimulator
My blog is not the most fascinating read for most people. For many, it is an all-too-detailed account of my health issues beginning in 2003. For others, it is an encouragement to keep plugging through the waves of chronic health … Continue reading
This past Tuesday, I turned 35. 35 years old. To celebrate a new level of maturity, I got a significant haircut and style change—from a basic, boring bob to a short-cropped, tousled, highly textured look. The funny thing is that … Continue reading
We did our Grand Canyon trip (see the “Grand Canyon” post for notes on that phenomenal trip–photos are here), came home, and went back to life as usual (only with TPN running at night, rather than tube feeding). We tried … Continue reading
So here’s my new tummy — tubes, implants, and all! Doesn’t resemble much of anything, really, but it’s the best tummy I’ve had in two years!
vin·di·ca·tion (vin-di-’KAY-shun): The defense, such as evidence or argument, that serves to justify a claim or deed. I have been vindicated. Last Monday morning (February 27th) I had a dreaded appointment with my somewhat schizophrenic (or at least brutally unpredictable) … Continue reading
So we had a diagnosis. Unfortunately, the relatively few motility agents available all caused some undesirable side-effect: Reglan caused unbearable agitation, anxiety, and a firm belief that at any moment I would, quite literally, crawl out of my skin. Erythromycin … Continue reading