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That is, I don't have a stomach at all anymore; it was completely removed 2 years ago tomorrow.

 

So what is it like to live without a stomach. Is this really possible?

 

Read about the longer-term ramifications of life after a total gastrectomy.

 

And be warned, this is a loooonnnngggg post...

 

Rick

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Last week I got news. It had a Big C in it. I remember the specialists mouth moving but my brain had flitted off into the stratosphere chasing that word that fills people’s minds with sadness, fear and regret- and then I laughed- like some crazy maniacal nutter and calmly but loudly said ‘I knew it, I bloody well knew it, my intuition was screaming something was off and I knew this was coming’.

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My first blog post. I've introduced myself in a couple of forums, so I'll copy them into my blog to start back at the beginning.

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Theres one certainty in life that comes around every year at the same time - your tax return!

Allow yourself some time to organise all the correct information you will need to complete your tax return. And you have until October 31st to lodge your tax without penalty.

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My hubby was diagnosed with MM in 2012.  We have been on this complex journey for over 6 years.......

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Its been 10 days since the op, and I thought I would be well on the mend.  I felt so good on Saturday I even reduced the amount of pain killers.  However, I think I over did it on Sunday, and by Sunday night I was gasping for breath, and desperately swallowing pain killers.  I have found I am very teary, crying at the drop of a hat.

 

Hubby appears very stressed and does not talk to me much, or appears to always be yelling.  Its Monday now, and I have an appointment with my GP this arvo, need more

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