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The Most Amazing Breakfast

My posts have been all negative Nancy lately and that's not how I am usually. I swear. Maybe you've seen that thing going around social media to sum up your persona via 3 fictional characters.  Mine looked like this:

Pippi Lucille Gibbons. So let's shake things up; how about some good news on this fine autumn Saturday?

2016 has been an interesting year for health.  I was looking at my MyChart account the other day and noticed I'm coming up on 1 year since my first upper endoscopy that put me on this EoE with IBD path. 365 days. Time flies when you're having fun! 

If I took the time to add it all up I'm pretty sure I've amassed between $7 and $7 million in medical expenses since then across 8,456 doctor's appointments, tests, medications, and one very enlightening inpatient stay.  Managing my health has literally been a part-time job; except I don't get paid. 

This whole mess keeps evolving and blogging about it has helped me process it all.  Plus, I…