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Not So Fast: Part 5 of 8

I had missed my 3-week vacation to France. I sorely needed a good, healing change of scenery. I decided Puerto Rico would be a vacation unlike most of our typical active vacations. 281 more words



I got my notification for the MRI I’ve been waiting for, like 10 years? <gross sarcasm because I'm SO pissed off>

What do I see? 392 more words

Facts About Patient Anonymous

Stephanie’s Inspiring TP/AIT Story -Excerpt below, click link to read the whole article!

In 2007, Dumoulin began experiencing intense abdominal pain that would radiate from her stomach into her back.

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My Story

Hello! I’m Amanda, I live in Maryland and am 28 years old and I was born with a genetic form of Chronic Pancreatitis. I was diagnosed at age 24, and a few months later while preparing to have surgery, my surgeon at Johns Hopkins told me I had likely become chronic by age 12. 1,518 more words

Michael Lee Heltsley

Hello my name is Michael Heltsley. I have been asked to write a letter about my struggles with chronic pancreatitis. I will start with some personal info. 1,061 more words

Did a Wee Stroke Affect My Keystrokes?

Well, stroke or no, I’m typing on my mobile like I’ve never seen one before. That’s probably why I keep having to charge it five times a day. 147 more words

Facts About Patient Anonymous

Happy 40th to Me - I'm Officially a Grown Up as of Two Hours Ago

Bukowski said “what matters most is how well you walk through the fire”.

I didn’t “walk through the fire”; at least not yet – not this time.  2,702 more words