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An Actual Health Update

Once upon a time this was a blog I updated on my health multiple times a week. I now realize since the whole NJ tube thing I have not given an actual update on my health. A lot has happened in the last few months to say the least. I think the best way to go about this would be to go by specialist:

Rheumatology- As I mentioned a few post ago at my last appointment with my rheumatologist my joints were doing amazingly and I don't have to go back for a year. As of now I am only on celebrex for my joints, which I was really hoping to get off of but since sulfasalazine clogged my tube that went instead. The last week or two my left SI joint has been a bit stiff and sore but I am hoping tylenol will be enough for it.

GI- In September I saw a GI at Temple Hospital who is supposed to be the top doc for gastroparesis. He put me on domperidone, which is not FDA approved and did not help. The only thing he had left for me was an experimental surgery with a 50-60% success rate so I am taking …