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    Wellness Wednesday: Diabetes-Related Gastroparesis

    <p>Wellness Wednesday: Diabetes-Related <a href="https://themighty.com/topic/gastroparesis/?label=Gastroparesis" class="tm-embed-link  tm-autolink health-map" data-id="5b23ce8200553f33fe99328c" data-name="Gastroparesis" title="Gastroparesis" target="_blank">Gastroparesis</a></p>
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    I’m new here!

    Hi, my name is Pepperann93. I'm worried about never getting a clear answer as to what’s going on with me. All of my problems started 2 years ago and it just keeps getting worse. The constant struggle on a daily basis is real. I’m essentially getting worked up for a possibility of having an autoimmune disease, dusautonamia, or both right now. I’ve gone through so many ER and doctor visits, hospitalizations, diagnostic testing, and can’t forgot all the lovely frequent labs. The only thing that we know for sure is confirmed gastroparesis with unknown etiology. I was being told for the longest time that I just have anxiety. I know what’s going on with me is not related to anxiety. The episodes cause me to feel anxious because nobody’s heart rate should be 100-120 resting and feel like an adrenaline rush has take over. I also been told that I just have classic vasovagal syncope. The irony is 95% of the time I don’t pass out. Stress, heat, humidity, and standing for long periods of time certainly exacerbates the episodes. I have such a complicated case that my primary is currently at a loss as to what is wrong so he finally had referred me to a rheumatologist and to Mayo Clinic. The sad part is I’ve already been waiting 3 months for rheumatology to even make an appointment let alone get in and as of now waiting 6-8 months for outpatient patients to be seen at Mayo. This journey had already brought immense frustration to me and I feel like I’m just starting in the beginning. The most frustrating part at this time right now is waiting. Waiting for appointments and waiting for answers. I do have faith it’ll all get worked out with time. I just have to keep my faith strong and patience steady. Until next time.

    #MightyTogether #Depression #ADHD #Gastroparesis #Dysautonomia

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    My day today

    <p>My day today</p>
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    First Post Here... Hey Y'all

    Well, I don't even know where to begin. It has become apparent in the last 18 months that my husband of nearly 24 years is a narcissist. He's always been super judgmental (and acknowledges this fact, but has never tried to change it).

    Well, we are definitely in a rocky place. Yes, I have a hand in it -- but, so does he. It takes 2 to tango, ya know.

    Anyways, over the last year+ the home environment has gotten fairly hostile. When he gets home from work, I've been informed I'm "not supposed to speak to him until he's ready"... but he never indicated when that was. So I did set a boundary there... I told him he can't come sit down next to me on the sofa until "he's ready" because I'll inevitably talk to him. He expects me to just "know" when it's ok and not ok to talk to him (based on his mood - which is ever changing).

    Even asking a simple question is met with extreme defensiveness. I was attempting to explain something medical from my doc to him, and he misunderstood. When I said his understanding was incorrect, he yelled "that's what you JUST said"... even though it wasn't. So I simply started over and said everything again. He doesn't listen to me. In fact, we had a HUGE discussion/argument about MY food preferences regarding pickled red onions (I like them, he insisted I didn't). Not 3 days later, he didn't remember the conversation. (He "never remembers" what he's said.)

    He was going to therapy, but hasn't gone in at least 5 weeks. He was the one who said he wanted marriage counseling, but is now refusing. What do I do??

    #narcissisthusband #narcissistspousalabuse #Gaslighting #Depression #Anxiety #BPD #AvPD #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #DDD #chronicpainpatient #Gastroparesis #Achalasia #Stressedout

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    What are your favorite gastroparesis-friendly snacks, meals, and drinks?

    <p>What are your favorite gastroparesis-friendly snacks, meals, and drinks?</p>
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    An Accomplishment

    <p>An Accomplishment</p>
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