Happy Stomachiversary!

It’s one year ago today that I had my total gastrectomy.  It’s my stomachiversary, or nostomachiversary, depending on what you want to call it.  Oh how things have changed!

Recovering from Surgery.

It's been around 6 months since I had my stomach removed.  Even though the staff at Peter Mac are truly amazing, I'll always remember it as the worst time of my life.  After the surgery, they found blood clots in one of my lungs, and prescribed clexane to thin my blood.  A day later my other lung collapsed.  The doctors put in some tubes to drain my lung, but it was ineffective, so I needed another surgery to clear out...