Obviously, I don't want be "abnormal" I just want to know what's wrong. Because when your tummy sucks, you'd do anything to hear what's wrong and what you could do to fix it.
I didn't tell you, but I spent most of Valentine's weekend curled up in a ball on The Boyfriend's lap, crying in between trips to the bathroom. Not a fun way to spend Valentine's day, not to mention not very romantic. Luckily, I've been blessed to have such an amazing boyfriend who is patient and kind and caring, and would do anything to make me better. Honey, I love you so much. Thank you for everything you do for me, and for always saying "bless you" when I burp like a trucker. I don't know what I'd do with out you.
The doctor told me the next step is to see another specialist. It will be another gastroenterologist, a new one. I've either fired or have been dumped by all the others. They give up easily. Hopefully he will have new insight to lend into my situation. Although I'm guessing there's not much they will be able to do. Part of me thinks I need to explore the naturopath thing, or maybe delve deeper into my food allergies and try to stick to a 100% gluten-free diet religiously. It's just difficult to avoid my allergens completely, although at times I'd do anything to be symptom-free. Even if it means eating Cocoa Krispies and pudding everyday for the rest of my life.
And the crazy thing is, today was a great day! I had an awesome day at work, traffic was light, I went the entire day with out running to the bathroom or belching so loud the opposite end of the building gasped...it was a good day!
Maybe this "normal" thing is something I could get used to. Let's just hope it stays this way.
So tell me...some of you have tummy troubles too...what sets you off? Have you established a "trigger" or are you like me and you just never know? And when you are having symptoms, what treatments make you feel better? Anything you can recommend?
To read more about my tummy, check out this post.
Hope you all had a great Monday! See you tomorrow, loves!