Tag: gastroparesis



This is why we have to watch Gavin so closely around food

Gavin’s not feeling so well. It began last night with him overeating at the cookout. Gavin has never been one with a functional ability to self-regulate. As an example, he doesn’t ever really feel full when he eats. What happens is he will eat too much and end up making himself sick. He’s been doing …

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The last time we were here, we received devastating news

Today is going to be one of the biggest days we’ve had in awhile, at least as far as Gavin and his health are concerned. Gavin finally gets back into Gastroenterology. We’ve finally come full circle and I’ll explain why. It’s been awhile since he’s been seen and that’s only because we were basically overrun …

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It’s likely nothing to worry about but there are two much more serious possibilities that he’s genetically tied to

I still haven’t heard from the doctor as to what time Emmett’s supposed to be seen in the morning. I’m supposed to call back if I don’t hear from them before 9 AM. This should be a simple appointment and likely resulting in a referral to Gastroenterology at Akron Children’s Hospital. The most important thing …

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There’s a lot to process after her appointment today

We just got home from our trip to the Cleveland Clinic. The kids are picked up and ready to go to Lizze’s parents for the night. Lizze and I are both exhausted, and looking forward to a nap when the boys leave.  As far as Lizze’s appointment goes, there are some major changes she has …

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Waiting for answers at the @clevelandclinic 

Lizze and I made it to Cleveland, with a bit of time to spare. We did that despite some asshole almost crashing into us as he tried to pass us on the single lane in ramp.  Aside from that, traffic wasn’t too bad, and we had a nice conversation.  I’m waiting for Lizze to get …

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The important reason we are heading to the @clevelandclinic today

The reason we are going to the Cleveland Clinic today, is so that Lizze can see her gastroenterologist. This is a belated follow-up appointment, in regards to being diagnosed with gastroparesis.  Gastroparesis is basically a slow stomach. That means food stays in her stomach for much longer than it should, and causes a number of problems.  …

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