If you have gastroparesis, you know what it's like to be nauseous all the time. Sometimes, nausea medications just aren't enough. So what should you do? Pact blog writer Carolanne came up with a great list of products to try. Battling gastroparesis is no easy feat. With little treatment options available, it often feels like … Continue reading Holy Grail Anti-Nausea Products for GPers
Recently, there has been a lot of talk in the online community about traveling with medical supplies, specifically TPN. If you use a feeding tube, TPN, or other medical supplies daily, the idea of traveling with them can be daunting. It's a lot to think about, a lot to pack and organize, and so many what … Continue reading Traveling with medical supplies
Following the holidays, you may feel more exhausted than usual. On top of what you may deal with day to day with chronic illness, you may be experiencing more exhaustion than you're used to. What does it mean when you say you're tired? You know the tired you feel can't simply be cured by a nap … Continue reading Being tired with Chronic Illness
"I never thought I would rely on an IV for the majority of my calories. I never thought I’d get malnourished enough that I’d need it. And now, I’ve been on TPN about a year and a half. "