Patient Headlight: Lynn Wolfson – what she lost and what she gained

As we wrap up Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness month we’d like to bring you one last Patient Headlight feature. These features have been about just a few of the many amazing people in our beautiful community who have shined their light brightly in the dark. Today we’re talking about Lynn from Fort Lauderdale whose formContinue reading “Patient Headlight: Lynn Wolfson – what she lost and what she gained”

Patient Headlight: Sarah Holloway – sharing her sight

During this awareness month, we’ll continue sharing the stories of people who are having an impact on the community. We can’t find all the heroes, but here’s one, Sarah Holloway, who has learned a lot from her own struggles and the struggles of others. Sarah Holloway – Sharing her Sight by Jim Sliney Jr 8/25/17 SarahContinue reading “Patient Headlight: Sarah Holloway – sharing her sight”

I’m Proud of What I’ve Overcome as I Cope with Digestive Tract Paralysis

Hello PACTBLOG readers, Here, we’d like to share an article with you from our partners over at The Mighty. An article by a brave young woman named Allison. You can find the original article here. I’m Proud of What I’ve Overcome as I Cope With Digestive Tract Paralysis By Allison Healy Wheeling down the hallway, IContinue reading “I’m Proud of What I’ve Overcome as I Cope with Digestive Tract Paralysis”

Patient Headlight: Andrew Billeveau

We’re 3 weeks into Gastroparesis Awareness Month and we’ve got to tell you about Andrew Billeveau. This young man is the reason so many of you have pie stuck up your nose – he’s the inventor of the Pie Face Challenge to raise GP awareness! 8/23/17 by Jim Sliney Jr   In Lynn, Massachusets thereContinue reading “Patient Headlight: Andrew Billeveau”

Lee Anne: Her DTP and how she got the brush off from a “specialist”

August is DTP/Gastroparesis Awareness Month so we bring you a story from PatientsRising.org about the struggle of a young woman with DTP and how the specialist she went to see wasn’t so special. See the complete article here: Lee Anne: Her DTP and how she got the brush off from a “specialist” Or read on… LeeContinue reading “Lee Anne: Her DTP and how she got the brush off from a “specialist””

Meet “Mighty-Well”

You’re not alone out there and neither is G-PACT. Whenever we can we work with others who can help raise awareness or improve the quality of life of our community. That’s how we became friends with Mighty-Well. Mighty Well is on a mission to turn sickness into strength by transforming the patient experience. “As patientsContinue reading “Meet “Mighty-Well””

Patient Headlight: Abigail the Visible

8/16/17 Patient Headlights are a way we here at G-PACT can acknowledge heroes from the Gastroparesis community. Today we’d like you to meet Abigail Miller, a young woman who is learning how to live with her gastroparesis. Abigail Miller is from Pineville Louisiana and she has had gastroparesis since September of 2010. Well, that’s notContinue reading “Patient Headlight: Abigail the Visible”

“He Most Certainly Would Have Starved” – the story of Lucas and Traci Nagy

August is Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness Month. During this month we’re going to be featured some stories from people who are influential or inspiring in our community. Today we’d like to share the story of Lucas Nagy and his mom Traci.   He Most Certainly Would Have Starved by Jim Sliney Jr Traci Nagy isContinue reading ““He Most Certainly Would Have Starved” – the story of Lucas and Traci Nagy”

TPN Awareness Week!!!

Originally posted on Hustle & Heart:
Happy TPN/HPN awareness week! This week, the OLEY foundation recognizes August 7-11 to help spread information and awareness of TPN/HPN. (TPN is sometimes called HPN, which stands for HOME Parenteral Nutrition. They’re considered the same thing). This week, I hope to share as much as I can about TPN, and…