Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bullet holes

There is a hole in my gut where they took out the feeding tube that looks exactly like a bullet hole.  This is almost as cool as owning a car with the fake gangster bullet holes that hip little old … Continue reading

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Tube free.

We visited Dr. Tseng today. He appeared astounded that I was eating 2000 calories a day by mouth and only taking in 500 through TPN.  I suspect many people would take much more time to get to where I am.  … Continue reading

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TPN dependency. A tough habit to break.

  It looks like it’s going to take a little longer to get off of TPN than we had hoped.  We were hoping to be off after an additional week but that isn’t looking too realistic. To get off TPN … Continue reading

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Getting better all the time.

Though I still feel pretty crappy, things are getting better. Last night was my first night on 500 calories of TPN.  Actually, it was 250 calories because the pump malfunctioned at 11:30, 1:00 AM, and 1:30 AM.  After the third … Continue reading

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Things are looking up.

When you measure the quality of life by the number of times you’ve retched or thrown up during the day, you have no where to go but up. Things are looking up. The stomach is acting up less, I have … Continue reading

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