I bet you my large bowel is smaller than yours

Last Wednesday I went to the University of Maryland Medical Center and had a portion of my large bowel removed. Crohn’s disease damaged it. It made part of my large bowel narrow and difficult for waste to travel from point A to point B. It’s what caused the G.I. blockage that almost killed me the … Continue Reading “I bet you my large bowel is smaller than yours”

A timely update on my health problems

This post is going to be very self-indulgent as it pertains to my health. If you have no interest in reading this, please accept my apologies. Then again, this is my personal blog. Remember those? I should be entitled to write about myself here without apologies. Also, I have a few family members back in … Continue Reading “A timely update on my health problems”

I almost died

I got very sick December 20 and took an ambulance trip to Meritus Health – the greatest hospital in the world – and spent over a week in intensive care. I had a lower G.I. blockage which resulted in a very series and nearly deadly infection. That resulted in diabetic ketoacidosis. When I got to the … Continue Reading “I almost died”