Archive | May, 2010

27 May 2010 ~ 4 Comments


While results of the biopsies from today’s colonscopy won’t be in for a couple of weeks, the doctor said that the ileum looked better than what he saw in January. So, that’s good news for now. We’ll see what the biopsy results have to say. I have a follow-up appointment on Wednesday, June 23. In […]

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25 May 2010 ~ 8 Comments

One More Time

Went to the follow-up appointment with the GI doc this afternoon. Since the nausea meds I’ve tried haven’t been effective, and there are still other various symptoms taking place (down 59  pounds now), we are doing another colonoscopy to see how the ileitis is doing (is it better, same, or worse than January?) and take […]

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20 May 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Construction Commences June 1!

Just wanted to give a quick shout out here to our Building Permit bring issued today!! Construction will begin on June 1 and we anticipate moving back to the Sanctuary in mid-August! It’s been a long haul the last few months between my health issues and keeping this project’s changes moving so we can move […]

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19 May 2010 ~ 3 Comments

To Be Or Not To Be Crohn’s

Haven’t updated in a while, so I thought I’d do so after a little news now. After going back on the Reglan, the shakes and “crawling out of my skin” feeling came back pretty strong. The GI doc lowered the dose twice over a week and half, but nothin-doin. Wasn’t doing anything for the nausea […]

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02 May 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Erythromycin Is NOT The Way To Go

I’ll save you (and me, frankly) the embarrassing details. Suffice to say that the erythromycin pretty much ripped my insides apart for a few days. I guess when the doc said it would stimulate my stomach and bowels, he wasn’t kidding or messing around. We’re talking WAAAYYYYY overstimulate doc! After Tuesday evening, Wednesday, Thursday and […]

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