A Hard Month in February: Recap of Spesis and Recovery

Recap from Facebook Posts from February 2015 Written on Feb. 4, 2015 Been having a rough few weeks. Many of my conditions are in a flare up. In and out of paralysis with my arms and legs. Abdominal pain and nausea have been a bit rough today. Low sugars from not being able to eat. […]

Just Part of the New Normal

Dec. 9, 2014 I wrote this back in Dec.: Amazing how I have been adjusting to such a new normal. One day I can feel overtaken by sickness and pain, and then come tomorrow I have already let go of how hard the day had been. On to the new. Only two weeks ago I […]

Food: How I Miss You, How I Wish I Could Have You Every Day. Struggles of a Broken Stomach: Gastroparesis.

Aug. 1, 2014 August is the national awareness month for Gastroparesis. Gastroparesis from a patient’s point-of-view: I struggle with a condition called gastroparesis which causes the stomach to have an inability to empty properly, which can make eating and even drinking fluids limited most days and even impossible on bad days. I believe this condition is much more devastating, […]

Last Hospital Stay for a Few Days

May 11, 2013 Was admitted to hospital May 3 for pain, high white blood cell count and fever. Looks like I had an infection somewhere. I had a good team of doctors and staff working to find answers. Thankful for always being in such good hands. After few days the infection and fever were controlled […]

My Power Port

Feb. 28, 2013 Well, I’m about 3 weeks out from getting my Power Port. I’ve been to the ER twice for dehydration since having it and they were too afraid to use it yet. But I was able to get it flushed last week and the blood return was good and the nurse said that […]

So They Say – Needing a Port

Jan. 13, 2012 So, when I went for my weekly fluids at my doctor office last week, I started to feel pretty bad. By the time I got to the doctor office, I was crying with every step I took, using my cane to help me stay up on my feet. I was weak, dehydrated […]