My current chronic pain flare has limited my time, energy, ability, and patience. This is how I am getting by without giving up.
I know my body well. In fact, I know better than any test or doctor. Not to sound conceited, but not one test or scan has ever shown the destruction that has been taking place in my abdomen since 2003. NOT ONE!! However, my theories have been validated in surgery and each surgery was proved necessary.
I feel like I have been at war with white coats (doctors) for my entire adult life. Some of the battles were minor in comparison to the ones that put my life at risk, but nonetheless, each and every one of them drained me both physically and emotionally. Oh let’s not forget about how theyContinue reading “Fighting the white coats”
Abdominal adhesions began wreaking havoc in my life back in 2004 after having surgery to remove a giant cyst. Some, myself included wanted to blame the type of surgery performed for the adhesions, being that prior to having laparoscopic I had two C-sections without developing adhesions. But in my case it wasn’t the type ofContinue reading “My Abominable Abdominal Adhesions”