Coping Skills · Gastroparesis · General chronic conditions · My Neck

Food, Drink, Pushy People, and Parties

Where I live, in the UK, this week, we’ve had beautiful, warm, and sunny weather. In fact, apparently in London on the 19th, it was the hottest April day in 69 years. Which means that summer is starting here, and soon spring and summer will start elsewhere in the northern hemisphere. Warm weather typically means… Continue reading Food, Drink, Pushy People, and Parties

Disability · Gastroparesis · General chronic conditions · Uncategorized

Caregiving and Happy Relationships: Not Mutually Exclusive

This past week, my husband and I celebrated our fourth wedding anniversary. Before we got married, my health was very up and down. We knew that I had issues with chronic pain, and had discussed how that might affect the future. However, I certainly was not sick like I am now. I did have periods… Continue reading Caregiving and Happy Relationships: Not Mutually Exclusive

Chronic Pain · Disability · Gastroparesis · General chronic conditions · Migraine · My Neck · Uncategorized

Rare Disease Day: February 28th

The 28th of February is Rare Disease Day. It’s a day designed to raise awareness of lesser known diseases and conditions. This is so important, not only so that the general public is just more aware of what our lives are like, living with our conditions, but so that we can fight for more funding… Continue reading Rare Disease Day: February 28th

Gastroparesis · General chronic conditions

Seeing a Dietitian for Gastroparesis and Weight Management

Today, I finally saw a dietitian. I was originally referred to one by my neurologist because we had discussed my poor diet (thanks gastroparesis!), and the fact that she wanted me to lose weight. Well, it turns out that I have been losing weight on my own (again, thanks gastroparesis), and am considered to be… Continue reading Seeing a Dietitian for Gastroparesis and Weight Management