Tag Archive: GI

I finally got some answers once I was looked at as a whole person

When I was little, my favorite book was Heidi by Johanna Spyri. I have read the book so many times that I think I’ve got it memorized. The character I always identified most with wasn’t Heidi, even though my mom always compared me to her because of my fiery personality. The character I personally identified
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My diagnosis was dismissed by my new doctor

TW: Contains discussion of eating disorders. I am 25 years old, I have had joint pain since I was a child, my mother constantly took me to the pediatrician and he indicated that they were typical growing pains. At 9 years old I began to have gastrointestinal problems such as chronic gastritis, lack of appetite,
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tess story

I will never let my pain or GI issues beat me

My name is Tess.   I’m 27 years old and I love life, I really do. Everything about it – people, animals, my pets, our beautiful surroundings, even my mind, and body… of which my body is pretty defective. When I was 15 years old I hit puberty and my life was shaken up. I always
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