“Back in September I ended up in the ER with severe pain and it turned out my gallbladder had become very infected. They took out my gallbladder the next day. Two weeks after removal of my gallbladder I ended up back in the ER and it turned out I had small blood clots in my lungs. (SCARY!) Now I’m on coumadin for the next few months. Yuck! (I’m way too young to have stuff like this happening!)

Now that I am better from surgery, it’s definitely been determined that I suffer from bad GERD and it sucks. I’m back on prilosec 40 mg a day, but it seems to be losing it’s effectiveness AGAIN. I’m not sure if there is a better drug out there. I definitely know another surgery is not something I can even contemplate at this point in time after what happened last time. (o: It seems like most foods still cause chest pressure and shortness of breath for me and it sucks. If anybody has advice on foods that have been good for you and meds that have really worked, please let me know.

The positive of the last few months is that I’ve lost 50 lbs and am officially back to my college weight! hahaha! (o:”