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Just Tell Me Where I’m Going Before I Tell You Where to Go

Living with chronic illness is kind of like living in a hospital gown: it’s not made for comfort, it’s conspicuous, and there’s always a discomfiting breeze in regions not accustomed to regular air circulation. Continue reading

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About Jenn

While pursuing my literary and professional goals, I managed a severe form of gastroparesis (paralysis of the stomach) for six years, later complicated by full GI failure and a nonspecific autonomic failure of unknown etiology. In August of 2010, I … Continue reading

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A Little Less Of Me

Two weeks ago, on August 3rd, I finally had my rebellious stomach removed (total gastrectomy). While the recovery is harder and more frustrating and discouraging than I had expected (hoped), I’m finally beginning to feel like myself again, slowly but … Continue reading

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