Gastroparesis Taught Me How to Fight

I haven’t been able to make my usual Gastroparesis Awareness Month post yet this year! It’s been pretty crazy trying to get everything done between work, training, and G-PACT for August. Make sure to check out our awareness month site for what we've got going on this month! I truly hate this disease. I’ve seen first hand what [...]

Am I Enough?

Before I put my thoughts together, I want to point out that while I’m the one typing and putting my words out there for all of you, I’m also talking to myself. My self care/love is a work in progress too. Sometimes it comes easy for me to be vulnerable. Sometimes I choke on the [...]

My Gastroparesis Nightmare

With gastroparesis, vomiting comes with the disease. I’ve thrown up more times than I can count. As much as I hate it, it’s something I’ve somewhat gotten used to happening. It’s part of the reason I keep puke bags in lots of easily accessible places. This week, something that was my normal, became my nightmare. [...]

PSA: Don’t be an asshole

  Sometimes having an invisible illness, having something that can’t be seen is a blessing. I can easily blend in with others without anyone noticing that I’m different. Sometimes having an invisible illness is frustrating. When it’s difficult to see, sometimes it’s hard to feel validated by others and doctors. When I look normal, I [...]