Tag: Invisible illness

Gastroparesis Awareness Month

Gastroparesis Awareness Month

Gastroparesis Awareness Month Happy Awareness Month! If you don’t already know, August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month! Each year, G-PACT posts all month long sharing stories, information, fundraisers and more! Our goal is to bring more awareness to...
CAREGIVERS: ACCEPTING CHANGE

CAREGIVERS: ACCEPTING CHANGE

When it comes to chronic illness, the patient is usually the main focus. Caregivers can often be lost in the shuffle. Pact blog writer Jim focuses on our caregivers, and the difficulties in accepting changes that come with illness. About fifteen years ago change...
All About Probiotics

All About Probiotics

Ever thought about taking probiotics, but not sure where to start? Pact blog writer Nancy shares a ton of information on prebiotics, probiotics, digestive enzymes, and how they may be beneficial to those of us with gastroparesis. Probiotics are bacteria that live in...

The Undiagnosis

We’ve all been through the “undiagnosis phase” of chronic illness. This can cause a lot of stress and frustration. New Pact Blog writer Nicole shares her story with being un-diagnosed.   Before you get “sick”, you hear about others having health...
Baby Steps Toward Self Empowerment

Baby Steps Toward Self Empowerment

Pact blog writer Jim Sliney shares his advice and knowledge on how to plan for the unplannable. Every person with gastroparesis knows that at any moment things can get bad. When things get bad, they get expensive. That lingering fear of “when is the other shoe going...