FIT for a couple scopes

With long-term IBS and a near year-long H Pylori infection triggering a specialist consultation, I’m not sure I really needed to add anything to the 2020 GI bingo card. In the meantime, however, it occurred…

Helicobacter Pylori

My long-standing digestive issues already caused me regular grief, but I began noticing new symptoms in the fall/winter of 2019. In particular, frequent severe heartburn without any change in diet, intermittent stomach pain that got…

A digestive year from hell

Digestion is a topic that many people don’t like to discuss. Well, I’m going to talk about it because 2020 has been a gastrointestinal (GI) annus horribilis, and yet I’ve managed to come out the…

Ride2Survive

I tried typing with a sore, swollen wrist with Naproxen and Tylenol 3s in my system the day after the event – not the most effective way of writing. As such I had to get…

Why anti-cyclists have it wrong

As someone who both cycles and drives a fair bit, I’ve got no axe to grind with either side of the bicycle-automobile debate. I’m an equal opportunity hater when I see a member of either…