Gastroparesis · Hospital Experiences · Procedures

Botox for Gastroparesis: Not Just for Wrinkles!

*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!

Gastroparesis · General chronic conditions · Hospital Experiences · Procedures

My Dodgy Tummy: Part 2

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 take… Continue reading My Dodgy Tummy: Part 2

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 the pain… Continue reading A Pain in the Neck: Part 2