Tag: health

Paralysis by Analysis: When All the Information Still Isnโ€™t Enough

I can tell you lots of things. Lots and lots and lots of things. About how digestion works, about the gut microbiome, about how the gallbladder works (or…

Getting Stoned, Part Five: The Slightly Naughty Rabbit

{Two weeks ago I was cut into and poked and prodded and a part of me was taken out. This is the story of those two weeks, as…

Getting Stoned, Part Four: A Foodie Goes Under the Knife

Are you wet yet? From all of my tears coursing through the interwebs and through your screen and onto you? No? Okay, just give it a minute. You…

Getting Stoned, Part Three: Make Surgery Great Again

Iโ€™m in yet another doctorโ€™s office. This one is a double-wide office space โ€” one long counter, with nurses popping in from either side to call patients back….

Getting Stoned, Part Two: Nowhere to HIDA

{The gallbladder saga continues. If you missed Part One, you can find it here.} He (Iโ€™ve decided this bastard of a gallstone is a male, as well as…

Getting Stoned, Part Two: Nowhere to HIDA

{The gallbladder saga continues. If you missed Part One, you can find it here} He (Iโ€™ve decided this bastard of a gallstone is a male, as well as…

Getting Stoned, Part One: The Day My Gallbladder Betrayed Me

Thatโ€™s it. Tomorrow Iโ€™m calling the doctor and weโ€™re going to figure this shit out. I say this to myself while I lie in our guest bed, clutching…

Flush and Be Fit Cleanse

I’m on my third day of a cleanse and I am so effing hungry

I woke up today wanting one thing, and one thing alone: to go back to bed. However, I forced myself to get up and get going, and before…