Wednesday, May 16, 2012

"You Don't Look Sick" Running with Gastroparesis

Disney's Princess Half Marathon - February 2010

I had unrelenting nausea and excruciating pain when this picture was taken. In fact, I had a feeding tube surgically placed just days before. In retrospect, it probably wasn't the best idea to run a half marathon but I didn't want gastroparesis to stop me from living (and running).

What is Gastroparesis?

Blogging about Gastroparesis

Are you living with invisible chronic illness? What do you say when you hear..."You look good" or "You don't look sick" even when you don't feel well?

Write a blog post between May 13 – 19 about any focus on women’s health topic and  leave a link to your blog on this post. Read fellow bloggers’ posts and share your thoughts. The goal is to get 100 posts listed in the comments section by the end of May 19! Follow the @FitnessBloggers blog challenge conversation on Twitter with #NWHWblog and learn more about National Women’s Health Week by following @womenshealth and #NWHW 

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