I’m sorry I haven’t written for a while! I had my barium test last week, and I planned to write about it afterwards, however I wasn’t well. The test ended up making my stomach flare, and then the next day I had a migraine. This meant that I ended up in hospital the day after… Continue reading My Barium Meal Experience
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
This has been a very long week! It’s been very fitting that this week kicked off Gastroparesis Awareness Month as my stomach has dominated this week. On Monday, I was due to get for Botox treatment my gastroparesis. Just a couple hours before we were about to leave, I got a phone call saying that… Continue reading A Weekly Update- 30/07-05/08/17
*Edit: About an hour and a half before we had to leave, I got a phone call saying that my procedure was cancelled. Apparently there was an issue with the funding for the Botox. I am quite upset and am just hoping it will be sorted so that things can be rescheduled.* Today I’m off… Continue reading Botox for Gastroparesis: Not Just for Wrinkles!
This post is a continuation of Part 1. If you’ve not read it, I suggest doing so before reading this post. In January, 2016, I started getting what I thought was another gallbladder attack. After a few days of increasing pain, I was taken to the hospital by my in-laws. I was given antibiotics to… Continue reading My Dodgy Tummy: Part 2
This post is a continuation of A Pain in the Neck: Part 1, if you’ve not read it, I suggest doing so before reading this post. One of the options my pain doctor and I have discussed is getting a neurostimulator device. It is an implant in your spine that sends signals to help block… Continue reading A Pain in the Neck: Part 2
Yesterday I had my third endoscopy in this past year. For those of you who may not know, an endoscopy is when a camera, on a flexible tube, is put down your throat in order to look at your oesophagus, stomach, and other upper gastrointestinal bits. So… It’s not very pleasant. The first one that… Continue reading Endoscopies and Test Results