LINDSEY’S PERSONAL STORY

My story involves more than just gastroparesis. So I can’t really recall the first time I had most of these symptoms because well it’s been that long. Basically my whole life I would eat like a bird. I would practically eat 2-3 bites and be done. My stomach always feels full and I feel nauseous […]

BARBARA’S PERSONAL STORY

I have been suffering for 5 yrs. With pain and vomiting and was finally given a diagnosis this year of gastroparesis. It is so horriable. Im almost to the point i dont want to eat because i know whats following. Family and friends dont really understand. They are sympathetic but dont really understand the magnitude […]

JADEN’S PERSONAL STORY

My name is Jaden, I’m 24 years old from Vancouver, Washington. I was diagnosed with Gastroparesis last year and I’m still struggling. I was sent to five specialists to try to determine what is causing this but no luck. The last specialist I was going to see before losing my job and my medical benefits, […]

JOANITA’S PERSONAL STORY

Constipation and dysentry, both have been constant companions throughout my adult life. Most of it is hereditary, my brothers have it too. This has been a constant source of headache literally, for all of us. Once relieved, my mind has felt lot calmer. Otherwise i am given to fits of anger and even physical aggression. […]

JONATHON’S PERSONAL STORY

My name is Jonathan and I have lived with gastroparesis for 25 years. It is probably the most painful, uncomfortable disorder I have (and I have more than a few). In the past 15 years alone I have spent well over $9,000.00 in OTC and prescription drugs, changed my diet from a high fiber diet, […]

NATALIE’S PERSONAL STORY

About 11 years ago I was diagnosed with POTS. It took 6 months and 6 doctors to discount my symptoms completely. From the beginning my sudden issues were blamed on stress and anxiety by just about everyone. My immediate family. My friends. My trauma surgeon father in law who said my problems were above his […]

KATHY’S PERSONAL STORY

My story starts a little different from most I suppose. Three years ago, I woke up one am with one breast huge and red. I’m not breastfeeding and was in my mid 30s so I went to the ER and they said mastitis and gave me antibiotics. At that point I was feeling nauseated and […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERONAL STORY

Hi. To be honest I’ve always had stomach problems for as long as i could remember, literally the story I’ve heard the most was about when i was maybe a year old and i had to be rushed to the ER cause i hadn’t pooped in like 2 wks.I’ve always had problems like that, always […]

MICHELE’S PERSONAL STORY

I have been struggling pretty terribly this last year and a half. I had to quit my job because the hypoglycemia attacks on my body were so often, I couldn’t do my job anymore and realized I needed to seek help. I had a surgery a couple years prior for my esophagus in which they […]

YALE’S PERSONAL STORY

After a near fatal motorcycle accident in late 2017, I underwent 6+ extensive spine and pelvic repair surgeries. Ever since, I have had severe gastroparesis symptoms and diagnosed shortly after. Going through almost 2 years of constant nausea and vomiting, GERD, and just overall ill health, I moved to California and re-connected with my gastroenterologist […]

KAILY’S PERSONAL STORY

What I want people to know is, the care for gastroparesis is severely lacking. It took almost two years of aggressive gastroparesis symptoms to finally be diagnosed. And the impact on my mental health was the most part. I felt gaslit by doctors. I finally found someone who helped me figure it out. With my […]

GABBY’S PERSONAL STORY

I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes when I was 19 years old. I had to change my lifestyle in order to be healthy and get in under control! I began eating healthy and working out, therefore losing weight and for the most part doing good! Recently, it happened overnight, I was throwing up every […]