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    Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EOE)

    Life with Eosinophilic Esophagitis All my life I have had trouble swallowing my food, not being able to eat certain types of food, and overall just getting sick with food.  I have never had a good relationship with food basically to tell you straight. When I was 12, I was diagnosed with gastroparesis, then in my 20’s I was later diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Eating with EOE When I try to eat depending on what it is, most of the time food gets impacted in my esophagus and I feel like I am choking. This can be so embarrassing when I am with other people, or if I am in…

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    Endometriosis and interstitial cystitis

    Hello everyone and happy Monday, I hope you are all enjoying the day. Today in Michigan it is 72 and sunny and just absolutely gorgeous out. I just finished my infusion to prepare for the surgery I am having tomorrow, and I wanted to talk to you guys a little bit about it if that is okay? Tomorrow I am having a laparoscopy for endometriosis with a possible endometrial ablation along with a bladder installation for interstitial cystitis also known as IC.  Then at the end of this, I want to bring some humor and some funny stories of things I have done after coming out of surgery and would love…

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    A further look into a life of P.O.T.S

    (This post contains affiliate links, please see disclosure policy for more information) What Is P.O.T.S?? One of the diagnoses that I have is called Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome otherwise known as P.O.T.S for short. This is a long word that basically means my body does not get enough blood flow going when I stand up and can result in my body doing a variety of different things. Your heart rate can increase within the second of standing up (normally this is a 30 rate increase or more) For example let’s say my heart rate normally runs in the 60’s when I am sitting down, well when I stand up my…