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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

Gastroparesis · General chronic conditions · Hospital Experiences · Thyroid · Updates

A Weekly Update- 30/07-05/08/17

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

Chronic Pain · Disability · General chronic conditions · Hospital Experiences · My Neck · Procedures

A Pain in the Neck: 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

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Endoscopies and Test Results

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