Category: Inspiration

Patient Story: Desiree

I have been sick since October 2018. October 1, 2018, was the last time I was the “old Desiree” who used to eat anything, drink and socialize as I wanted.  Unfortunately I woke up, on October 1, 2018, feeling sick to my stomach, always in pain, nauseous and lack...

Patient Story: Melody

My gastroparesis journey began back in 2016 when I suddenly became sick with symptoms of severe acid reflux, bloating, nausea/vomiting and abdominal pain. I saw several doctors who told me I was just under severe stress from caring for my elderly parents and...

Meet the G-PACT team

Meet the G-PACT team Happy Awareness Month! To begin the month, we’d like to formally introduce you to some of our core team members here at G-PACT. Our team is made up of volunteers, most of whom are patients themselves. We work pretty hard behind the scenes,...

Beyond My Chronic Conditions

Today is G-PACTs 17th Birthday! Over seventeen years, one idea has turned into something so much more. G-PACT founder, and president Carissa shares a piece of her story, and who she is beyond her chronic conditions. You can hear more about Carissa and her story on our...
The Gastroparesis Pie Face Challenge

The Gastroparesis Pie Face Challenge

As you’ve been following along during awareness month, it’s likely you’ve been hearing about pies. What’s with the pies? Below Andrew Belliveau writes about the Pie Face Challenge, and how it came to be! (Originally shared on The Mighty Site.)...