I Live With Gastroparesis

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    New Life With Gastroparesis

    I'm trying to learn to live in a new way.  I don't want my life, my fun, my hope to be over, so I'm trying to learn new ways and to change old ones. I was diagnosed with celiac disease in May of '09, but didn't get much better on a strict gluten-free diet.  After...
    LiveNew LiveNew
    10 Responses Jul 26, 2010

    My husband has been near death with

    Gastroparesis the last five days. He can't hold down water. He has had diabetes for 25 years. I guess this is the natural progression of the horrible disease which is Type 1 Diabetes but knowing that doesn't make it easier. He is suffering. His blood sugar at one point was 35...
    timebanditgal timebanditgal
    41-45, F
    Aug 27, 2014

    I was recently diagnosed with gastroparesis.

    For a long time I wasn't sure what was wrong w me! I felt sick 24/7, vomiting, constantly bloated and in pain! I had a gastric emptying study done a few mths ago while in the hospital and this was their diagnosis. I was handed pamphlets and told to eat small soft foods. I feel...
    Lbeavers Lbeavers
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2014

    Not Me, But Me.

    I do not suffer from gastroparesis. But I may as well. My other half, my wonderful husband does, and it pains me to watch him battle with it. To hear him cry and see the worries he has about not being able to support us when he is sick and can't work. I am just looking for...
    Hopefulwife6 Hopefulwife6
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 24, 2012

    I understand what you guys are going through.

    I was extremely bad and it took the doctors a very long time to diagnose what my promblem was. I had lost so much weight I was under 100 pounds and was not able to keep anything down. my heart was giving me problems due to the malnutrition all the doctors told me was there...
    waiting2emerge waiting2emerge
    Jan 3, 2015

    Does your Gastroparesis get worse

    when you're ill with a cold/flu? Or does it get better or stay the same?
    Gastroparesis Gastroparesis
    36-40, M
    Nov 26, 2015
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