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Tuesday, December 9, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Guidi
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My Health Experience: "I will never be able to eat normally again"

 

By Michelle McDonagh

The Irish Times 12/09/14

 

 

Since September 22nd, 1990, the day I was involved in a serious accident that I was incredibly lucky to survive, I have not been able to eat normally and I will never be able to eat normally again. Having lost most of my large and small intestines in a 90-ft fall, I can’t digest or absorb food normally, and I would die of starvation and fluid loss if I were not fed intravenously: that is, directly into my bloodstream.

 

Click here to read the full article in The Irish Times 12/09/14


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