The Birth of Athena

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Graphic Honesty: The GP Edition

Cartoon-poop

You know you have a good friend when they call you out. I have a good friend. The other day she texted me, “I like your A Day in the Life” with gp, but I thought you should be more graphic with your pooping. You spare the reader.” She was totally right. I did spare […]

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A Day in the Life of the Chronically Ill: Gastroparesis

Chronically Fabulous

Forewarning: This is a huge TMI. You will learn more things about me than you probably would ever want to know. Read with caution. Additionally, I have a fairly mild case of GP. I am lucky that I have never had to have tube implanted in my stomach, that I have never relied on IVs […]

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Chronic Illness and Training

Chronically Fabulous

Chronic Illness Is a Killer – Literally. Here is my short summary of chronic illness: The World Health Organization reports that non-communicable chronic conditions are the leading cause of death in the world (http://www.who.int/topics/chronic_diseases/en/). Chronic conditions are responsible for 63% of the deaths worldwide. On its chronic illness webpage, the WHO names the most widespread […]

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