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Gallstones in the Bile Duct

The official name for gallstones in the bile duct is “Choledocholithiasis”.  Approximatly 15% of people who develop gallstones in the gallbladder are at risk for stones in the bile duct.   293 more words

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The In-Between Years, 2007~2011

     So the first year was complete, and quite successful on the whole.  I counted myself among the lucky bunch to be 100% honest because I’ve heard so many “horror stories” and honestly my story was anything but. 728 more words

Personal Story

Stay Toasty My Friends, Phở Reals

There are some solid perks to having a nurse as a wife, like giving my monthly b12 shot without having to go to a doctor, access to an instant wealth of medical advice through text messages, or starting IV’s in the hospital when no one else can get them, but one of best advantages is being able to interact with some incredible doctors. 1,208 more words


Post op day 20 update - Almost 3 weeks!

It has been a few days since I last updated what has been going on in my life. To be honest, it hasn’t been that exciting but I know some readers are probably starting to wonder how I’m doing so here’s my weekly update! 935 more words


The Truffle Shuffle and Things Skinny People Don't Tell You

It has been 10 weeks since my surgery and two weeks since my last blog post. Week 9 was a terrible week as far as recovery goes. 820 more words


3 weeks out- feedback and photos

It’s been three weeks since going under the knife and having a Sleeve Gastrectomy. I cannot believe how the time has flown. If you asked me how long it feels like it has been, I would have said at least two months. 1,274 more words

Blog Posts

The Curious Incident of Too Much Sugar in the Night

Since having the gastric bypass surgery I have been on something of a steep learning curve. All of the things that I could previously take for granted as being able to eat are now off limits, either due to the fact that my new stomach pouch simply will not be able to process them effectively just yet, or there will be side effects and consequences to trying too much too soon. 566 more words

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