Jul 17, 2013
I haven' t had an attack of the 5 hour heaving thing since I moved into this place. I was on the verge once and I sat and prayed that it would go away and it finally did. I don't know what is wrong with me and I've had an ultra sound and the doctor didn't see any stone since he thought I had gal stones. I spoke with someone that had them and said that it feels like a heart attack, or something, and it comes on suddenly and the description that she told me I didn't see anything similar that I am going through. I thought it happened whenever I ate too much fat but I had yogurt and ice cream both the other day and my stomach still felt fine and it hasn't felt that good for over a year! When I begin to feel an attack coming on I am usually working on something like digging a hole for a shrub or similar and I get shakey and feel really hungry and weak and I have to go into the house and get an apple or orange and then sit in front of the fan to cool off since I start to sweat. Months later it progressed to me getting sick and throwing up the apple or orange that I just ate coming up in big chunks not digested at all. I sit on the toilet since I start to regurgitate and it is so forceful that I have a bowel movement at the same time and there is sweat dripping off my face onto the floor. I invested in depends after that since there was no way I could go to the emergency room with out them on it is so bad! I have timed the barfing and it lasts exactly five hours and it is constant and very painful. If I'm going to call my mom to come over I have to do it before I begin to get sick cause when it's full blown I can't do anything, not even talk. I put a how water bottle on my stomach as I'm sitting on the toilet to help with the cramping pain. It hurts so much that all I can think of to stop blubbering is that there is someone out there that is having it much worse than I am like being skinned alive or burnt etc., then I can stop feeling sorry for myself!
When there is nothing left in my stomach after a couple of hours, I dry heave over and over again and I drink water, if I can get up to get it, and think that at least I'll have something to bring up, but at the hospital they won't give me any and I am so thirsty it is insane!.
When I go to emergency my mom gets me in right away and I get an IV in and they put painkillers of some kind and gravel and I stop heaving. Once when a nurse put the IV in after a couple of hours I began to feel sick again and I told the nurse and she said that the solution ran out that went into the IV, so it had helped immensely and stopped my throwing up completely. The only problem is getting to the hospital and getting the doctor to come to order the IV solution for me!
My mom had given me a house to live in and after fifteen years and doing a bunch of work to it myself, she decided to sell it and I had to find another home. I had to have a garage sale and give everything away for a buck or two cause I had sheds and garages that were full of my things and I couldn't take it with me. It was a four bedroom and that was full too! My mom wouldn't let me store anything at her place so I was stressed as to where to put the few things that I needed. Then I began having bloody bowel movements. I'd see bright red in the toilet and I believed that my mother made me sick with all the things she was doing to me at the time.
I saw the specialist and had the colonoscopy done a year later and I went in to get the results and he showed me the polops that he found in me. They were small round and whitish in color on my colon wall and he told me that he took them out and they were noncancerous. I thought polops were things that stuck out like little blobs, not off white discolored flesh that doesn't protrude at all!
I asked the specialist why was I still bleeding during bowel movements after the colonoscopy and he took my chart and wrote it down. I had told him before the colonoscopy that is why I had it done! He said that I have hemeroids that bleed. If I did, why didn't he tell me that before? I told him that I don't have any and he told me that they are inside and people don't know they have them if they hidden. I heard they are painful, would they be painful if they are inside the colon? I told him the only time I was sore down there was after he did the colonoscopy and I couldn't wipe for a month without discomfort. He didn't say anything about that.
I read that someone's boyfriend had serious stomach ailments where he was vomiting for five hours and she was asking if the painkillers he was taking for many years would be responsible for his stomach problems. The medical professional answered her saying that it would cause it so I thought that since I have been on methadone for approx. 10 years it could be causing all my problems. The most I took was 40 mls and I am now at about 10 mls daily and want to go off of it. The doctor told me of a pill that helps coming off it and I thought it was a painkiller that would help the withdrawel, but I found out it is just to help with the craving for drugs. How is that going to help me with coming off of it? I quit heroin and coke cold turkey years ago and my back hurt so bad that I went onto methadone for my back pain and stayed on ever since. I hear all the time that methadone doesn't help pain, why did it help mine? I think that my back hurt because my body wanted more drugs and it worked, it got methadone haha.
I found out lately that my stomach problems are from stress and I can pretty much say for sure that is the cause. I read a book that tells you to be grateful for everything that you have and the things that you want will come to you and I am always thinking of what my mom did to me and others and I started to just stop and start thanking God for the sunny day etc., every time I started to ***** to myself about something and after two days I was typing on my face book and I felt so happy and I didn't know why. I thought that I was in love or something but I didn't know with who cause I am single! It was so strange! I cannot recall that last time I felt happy like that! Happy and content with my life.
I live in a nanny suite down stairs and the owners live upstairs in the house. The next day the landlords were angry that I had mail come here for a guy that I had done taxes for and they said I'd be evicted if more show up in their mail. I told them that if I change the address it won't stop another from coming here since Revenue Canada always screws up and sends mail to an old address after a person does an address change so I'd be evicted then! I was crying since they were freaking out on me for some reason and it certainly isn't grounds to evict someone! I ended up getting an upset stomach again and my stomach had been feeling good for the first time in a year and it was good for three days straight until that day! That is when I knew that it was just stress and the barfing is so painful I have never felt that much pain before. I didn't get sick, but my stomach was so bad that I couldn't go anywhere!
I had the flue once last year and when I was throwing up it was nothing compared to when I get sick from my stomach problem! When I go to emergency and they put the intervenous needle in I usually complain that it hurts and ask them to put it in my arm instead of my hand, but I don't even feel it when I hurt so badly and then when I feel better after five hours, the nurse takes the tape off the IV needle and it hurts!
I thought it would be nice to see if there was anyone out there that shares my problem since I don't have a clue what it could be and I have looked up the symptoms and haven't found out the cause yet. Thank you for taking the time to read this.