Pre/post Op Diet

Let’s get an important item out of the way. What am I going to eat? Honestly, right now…every. thing. My mantra is currently “eat everything yummy, while you still have a tummy”. Everyone is different and each person’s body responds differently to food types post-op. For some, diets post-op can include dairy, sweets, raw fruit,Continue reading “Pre/post Op Diet”

Basically a Mermaid

Right, so where do we go from here? Honestly, I don’t know. I’m guessing you have a lot of questions. I do, too. “How are you feeling?”…I get this one a lot. Physically, I don’t feel any pain. I’m asymptomatic. In fact, stomach cancer is such a silent killer because you don’t exhibit symptoms until…wellContinue reading “Basically a Mermaid”

Just a Virgo, Not Cancer

“So do you have cancer or not?” This is an actual question asked of me. While the question’s lack of sensitivity is shocking, the question is not. Here’s the answer…I don’t know. The doctors don’t know. And they won’t know until they take my stomach out. Remember the last time I mentioned biopsies? Well, backContinue reading “Just a Virgo, Not Cancer”