31 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

It’s Not A Tumor

Saw my doctor at Cedars-Sinai today for results from last week’s tests, which all showed no abnormalities. That’s good news! From here, he sees no reason for further testing. He is calling what I have “post-infectious gastroparesis”, believing that it was most likely brought on by whatever virus I was fighting the week after Christmas. […]

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08 August 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Good Weekend

The long, but good, weekend, started too early for my taste on Friday morning when the alarm went off at 5:00 am. Colleen, Jonathan and I headed out at 6:30 for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. I went through my first test with them in this gastrointestinal journey I’ve been on for the last 7 months. The […]

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28 July 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Test Scheduled & Spot Secured!

I just now heard back from Cedars-Sinai. My Gastric Emptying Study has been scheduled for next Friday, August 6 at 8:30 am at Cedars. The follow-up appointment with the doctor for results will be on Thursday, August 19 at 11:30 am. I’ve asked them to put me on a list for cancellations to see if […]

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15 July 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Home Stretch

I think the title of this post is an appropriate one for how I feel today in a few ways. First, we leave tomorrow afternoon to drive north to attend Josh’s Sea Cadets Boot Camp Graduation and bring him home. He’s in the HOME STRETCH of his experience and we’re in the HOME STRETCH of […]

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24 June 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Journey Continues

Met with the surgeon for a follow-up appointment on Monday morning. He says everything looks good as far as surgery recovery is concerned. Over the weekend, even after being home a few days and one week past surgery, I was feeling pretty exhausted. I realized my energy level BEFORE the surgery was already pretty low […]

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