Archive | April, 2010

28 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

The Latest Is ….

Had a follow-up with my regular doc on Monday. Saw him back on the 15th to check out the odd white coating on my tongue. A couple people had asked if I had been checked for candida (a yeast in your body that apparently can overgrow when your immune system is weak). He thought it […]

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16 April 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Wild & Crazy 24 Hours!

So, yesterday (Thursday), I go see my regular doc. I’m on the Reglan the GI doc put me on, no idfference yet, but friends are saying, “have you had anyone check for a candida fungal infection?” Nope, says I. Whatever. It can’t hurt to ask, and I’m still feeling miserable. Doc says, sure, it looks […]

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13 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Can You Say Gastroparesis?

Got back at about 5:00 pm from my GI doc appt. The capsule endoscopy shows that there is ileitis involved in my diagnosis, but does NOT find it consistent with Crohn’s Disease. So, he believes that I most likely do NOT have Crohn’s, but am definitely battling ileitis, and am already on the medication (Asacol) that […]

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12 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Appointment Changed

The long-awaited results of the camera endoscopy done back on March 16 were supposed to be revealed today at a 2:45 doctor’s appointment. However, the doctor’s office called twice today, and the appointment has now been changed to tomorrow at 3:45, due to emergencies he had to deal with today. Frustrating, though understandable. Would be […]

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05 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Easter Earthquake & Spring Break

I didn’t feel it because the boys and I were on the freeway toward Indio, but what a wild thing to have an earthquake on Easter! What a great reminder that we are NOT in control of life around us and that anything can happen at any time! Easter celebration at NewHeart was great! We’ll […]

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03 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

12 Weeks Today

It has now been 12 weeks since my stomach went sour on me. Though I quickly realized something had been going on at least since Christmas Day (the 5 am lower left abdomen attack), it was January 9 that constant nausea and pain set in. The first 4 weeks were bad. The next week and […]

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