A gallstone wedged in the liver or stuck in a canal that runs between it and the gallbladder…
Huge pain, from a bundle of nerves, it radiates under the shoulder blade or is it in front by the solar plexus?
The hot pain is constant for hours, finally a change, a gag reflex, heaving and up comes everything in the stomach.
6 hours in the emergency to get a bed and a blood check.
The doc sends me home, in the wee hours of the morning.
Slash 15 years later, I check my progress.
Still have gallstones, according to the ultrasound and doctor.
I am keeping a healthy diet: much more veggie.
Is my gallbladder worth enduring all the pain?
It’s not bad when I eat right.
And I suffer a little in the late night and wee hours, but I am staying on track with proper diet, exercise and lifestyle.
My gallbladder reminds me what is important.
And if I loose it someday, it will because of an infection, or a good medical reason, not because of a lack of trying.