The image size limit has been raised to 1mb! Anything larger than that should be linked to. This is a HARD limit, please do not abuse it.
Our new Indie Games subforum is now open for business in G&T. Go and check it out, you might land a code for a free game. If you're developing an indie game and want to post about it, follow these directions. If you don't, he'll break your legs! Hahaha! Seriously though.
Our rules have been updated and given their own forum. Go and look at them! They are nice, and there may be new ones that you didn't know about! Hooray for rules! Hooray for The System! Hooray for Conforming!
(Keep in mind I realize I am not going to get a medical professionals opinion from you guys, but I have gone that route extensively and come up with nothing. I am basically searching for anyone that has gone through anything remotely similar, and any advice on getting into a possible solution.)
So in the past I've made a few health-related question topics when I was in the process of getting everything checked out. My problem has been this - basically unexplained nauseua, vomiting (though this is probably only the case once or twice every couple weeks, and it's never very major), diarrhea, and general uneasy feelings throughout the first half of the day. Some days I have some success staving off most of this if I sleep in enough (though I usually wake up frequently during the morning and towards the afternoon feeling very shitty), though due to starting school soon and just moving into a new place in a new town I can't always be sleeping for twelve hours a day. This basically ruins me for the first part of the day, I would say at least half the days out of the week. I can generally get over it and get on to feeling 100% if I am eating a bit and give it time (though in this condition I can stomach few things - applesauce and small fruits to get my energy up are the best I've found).
A couple doctors, some upper GIs, and two different kinds of medication later (Promethazine to the stuff I'm on now, Metoclopramide, which is from what I can tell not too effective) things have not improved and everything came up negative - except for some acid reflux that I got to witness live in the xrays.
Throughout the entirety of this problem (which has come up probably at the start of the summer) the underlying fear was that it was a psychologically induced issue. I'm generally not a very stressed out person, but I suppose somewhere along the line preparing for transferring to a university for my 3rd year of college and more recently moving out to a new city on my own (thankfully leaving my parents that were as counterproductive as they were helpful to the whole thing) has been getting to me. I suspect this could be mental as in the past (years and years ago) after a pretty nasty case of E.Coli on a family vacation halfway across the country I was naeseous and ill at the very thought of a lenghty car drive for quite some time after I actually recovered from the E.Coli.
Currently, something that has been helpful to me is getting a more consistent sleep schedule down. My hours are extremely fucked up, and if left unchecked I will gravitate towards getting to sleep around 7am and waking up around 3pm. I've been working on moving away from the dotcom schedule and towards the 9-5 schedule, and on an average no-obligation day this seems to make the morning a bit easier for me.
I suppose that describes things well enough to give whoever is kind enough to read and respond a good idea of the situation. I realize this is a dense few paragraphs and kind of a murky issue, so I greatly appreciate anyone who has read and gives a thoughtful response. I'm not looking for medical advice, I'm essentially looking for people who have been or know people who have been in a similar situation, and what they did to ease things. Thanks again, H/A.