Week 4: New Pants and Re-Learning the Basics

Today marks the 4th week since I went into surgery and this week seems like I've turned a little bit of a corner in my recovery. I've also discovered that I need some new pants! I feel like one of those people in the weight loss commercials who put on their old pair of pants … Continue reading Week 4: New Pants and Re-Learning the Basics

Beef Aggressive

On Friday I had my two week follow-up appointment with my surgeon who said that I'm recovering really well and I even made the guy laugh! He's a little concerned about my weight loss, but more on that in a little bit. Dr. Norton did tell us that out of all the patients who had … Continue reading Beef Aggressive

Donut Man and Unplanned Adventures

A few years ago I was watching the Food Network and they had a special episode on food that reminds you of your childhood. Food is about nostalgia. It's why we think of chicken noodle soup when we are sick and orange soda mustaches when it's summer time. I think it's also why food is … Continue reading Donut Man and Unplanned Adventures

Union Jack for Endoscopies and the Farewell Stomach Tour

I've been getting endoscopies every single year since I was about 12 years old, and without a stomach, this might very well have been the last endoscopy I'll ever need. As I am now apart of the research studying this cancer gene and prophylactic (preventative) gastrectomies (surgically removing the stomach), I'm now going through the … Continue reading Union Jack for Endoscopies and the Farewell Stomach Tour