Eating without a gallbladder

I had my gallbladder removed in July 2013. My digestive reality has changed a lot since then. I thought I’d share a bit about how I’m living without a bile reservoir! Let me start by saying that I’m extremely lucky to be one of the “normal” cases. My digestion isn’t the same as what a…

Gallbladder Update

So I had my surgery back in July.  I anticipated the worst after that sucker came out, but things actually went really smoothly for me.  I ate sushi on day three after the surgery and pizza the same week.  Aside from random discomfort in my scars and some changes to “normal” for my body, things…

My Gallbladder Surgery Experience (With Far Too Many Details)

Warning: I’m an oversharer.  If medical stuff makes you queasy, skip this post!  I’ll try not to be gross or graphic!  The takeaway is that I’m out of surgery and doing well.  I’m in a little pain, but much of it is just muscles getting used to being used in different ways than normal. My…

Gallbladder

So I’ll be having my gallbladder removed in a week. Once a month with the flux of my hormones, I was having a migraine, diarrhea, nausea and indigestion.  Because the pain never centered on my gallbladder, I attributed these to the migraine, but I think know that I was having gallbladder attacks. With my hormonal…