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

General chronic conditions · Migraine · Gastroparesis · Updates · Thyroid

An Update- 12/17

The last few months, I’ve had a lot of appointments, so I thought I’d do an update for you. Since they found that I have increased thyroid antibodies, I was sent to an endocrinologist. The endocrinologist and I discussed not only the risks and issues surrounding the antibodies (my thyroid numbers are currently in range),… Continue reading An Update- 12/17

Chronic Pain · Disability · Gastroparesis · General chronic conditions · Migraine · Updates

A Trip Home to Canada

Hi all! I’m sorry that I haven’t been able to write in the last few weeks. In October, my husband and I went on a trip to Canada to visit my family and friends. Upon returning, I was hit with extreme fatigue, migraine, and a virus. I’m working through a stomach flare now too, but… Continue reading A Trip Home to Canada

Chronic Pain · General chronic conditions · Hospital Experiences · Migraine · My Neck · Thyroid · Updates

A Weekly Update- 17-23/09/17

This has been quite a busy week for me! I woke up Sunday night with a big migraine, so that meant I was out of commission on Monday. On Tuesday, I still felt miserable, but I had to somehow drag myself out of bed to shower so that I could attend my endocrinologist appointment. The… Continue reading A Weekly Update- 17-23/09/17

Coping Skills · General chronic conditions · Uncategorized

Anxiety and Meeting New Doctors

In the next month, I am meeting a new endocrinologist, a new neurologist, and a new physiotherapist. Meeting new doctors and health care workers can be a scary thing. It’s one thing that definitely makes me feel quite anxious and nervous. Part of that is the power dynamics between health care providers and patients. Doctors… Continue reading Anxiety and Meeting New Doctors