I’m writing this with the personal, embodied experience of this illness as well as the mind of a clinician and the heart of a mother.
This post will be a little different from my usual writings here but I know this is what’s needed right now. This has impacted my own family as you’ll read below and so many other families I know. Please share this if you find it helpful.
Last summer, right around July 4th weekend, my son and I experienced a brief bout of diarrhea, not even really diarrhea but noticeable bowel changes that affected both of us for about 24 hours. I didn’t think much of it. No fevers, no weird symptoms. We both recovered, or so I thought!Continue reading