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Motility Monday in Amplified Awareness

#GPisMotility the level or varying degree of motility digestive disorder can be vastly different from person to person. #GP is Gastroparesis is Motility the lack or speed or absorption or malabsorption again varies. Along with the symptoms which accompany motility digestive tract issues. Nausea, vomiting, pain, fatigue, diarrhea, and constipation. Beginning at the mouth the digestive tract system along with its muscles and nerves traverse through our body in an effort to sustain life. Our bodies are designed to take in nutrition, break down nutrients, and then dispose of waste at the end of tract-rectum. When one or more parts of the digestive tract malfunctions then there will be repercussions depending upon the level and depth of the issue. This is a vast simplification of a complex set possibilities. The entire spectrum of possibilities esophageal, small intestine, large intestine, and the varying neurological spectrum accompanying them all present an unimaginable labyrinth to work through. All in an effort to save lives. The 24/7/365 battle against dehydration and malnutrition is the priority!

Whether there is a chain reaction as result of the initial malfunction is a race against time to prevent further damage. Do you remember hearing about the mesentery? It was quiet interesting to chronic warriors. #CureGP #Gastroparesis – Motility- Digestive Disorders Suddenly we had a new addition to the digestive tract system. The following 1 & 2 are questions taken from the Google queries as a look back during our Gastroparesis Motility Disorder Awareness Month #GPisMotility

1) The mesentery attaches your intestines to the wall of your abdomen. This keeps your intestines in place, preventing it from collapsing down into your pelvic area.

2) Can you live without the mesentery?

It is made of a folded-over ribbon of peritoneum, a type of tissue usually found lining the abdominal cavity. “Without it you can’t live,” says J. Calvin Coffey, a Limerick University Hospital researcher and colorectal surgeon. “There are no reported instances of a Homo sapien living without a mesentery

Advocacy for ourselves and others includes an awareness of facts about our diagnosis/es. Then every day of our chronic journey, as a warrior, we choose to use our spoons as an opportunity in growth. Every challenge is an opportunity for growth. Every adversity is is is an invitation for education. We begin our online and offline independent study courses every moment we with available spoons is spent in research. We take notes, gather information, and read until our mental shelf is full. Then we rest until our next batch of spoons can be gathered together for our next session.

Learning, researching, motivating, inspiring, encouraging, optimistically, and positively with each breath creates a stronger pillar in our chronic journey.