I struggle with sugar addiction apparently (in denial because I ate so well, but the urge doesn't let up!), and in the throws of stress tend to want potato chips, Starburst, and ice-cream (like a recovering alcoholic I'll say that I've been two ... Read more
I've had enough testing the last few years to KNOW this doctor is talking about me and my experience.
Low tryptophan? Check!
Low serotonin? Check!
Low melatonin? Check!
Gut dysbiosis? Check! and on an on.
If you have fibro, but... Read more
I have been seeing a paleo doctor (occasionally). It's a "boutique" service where I "get" to pay an extra $2k a year for personal attention. You know, like you idealistically believe you'll get from an allopathic doctor? Not to complain. I hav... Read more
They're free today, so watch if you can. Or buy them (so nice they're free for a bit). I'm out the door for an 8 hour drive to see old doctor or I'd catch you up to date. Every time I come here to document weight, I say I'm going to write a blog... Read more
Much needs to be shared and I know I'll forget some, but here goes.
My Christmas present 2013 was getting an endoscopy from a new gastroenterologist who wanted to check on the status of my villous atrophy/celiac (it has been since Jan 31, 2... Read more
I sent another stool sample Monday to Genova: The Comprehensive Gastrointestinal Profile #2100 ( http://bit.ly/1cD5Jl5 ). I understand they are changing the tests within this test and not including the parasitology starting Oct.... Read more
From Fun: Carry On
"If you're lost and alone
Or you're sinking like a stone
May your past be the sound
Of your feet upon the ground
It's marching music: http://bit.ly/FUNcarryon for a mell... Read more
After I followed the scan machine's instructions to hold my breath, then breathe, etc., the tech said over the intercom that I needed to lower my pants as she didn't know they had metal grommets which interferes with the end product. I do so an... Read more
I had the CT scan this morning after many phone calls regarding the dye. I got what I'm calling a "dry" scan with no dye. I'd reacted to the Ultravist contrast dye a couple of years ago when I was tested for lung cancer (um, turned out to be G... Read more
I'll post my ultrasound records later. 2.8cm (about 1") hard mass. Doc said they didn't say 'suspicious' which he didn't like. He wasn't reassuring, and after I looked online, I'm not reassured either. Phew. Need to find my happy place. It... Read more