Ask Crystal: What Is Iberogast?

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In the “Ask Crystal” series, I answer reader questions via blog and video posts. To submit your own question, click here.  Question “What are your thoughts on Swedish bitters and Iberogast [for gastroparesis symptoms]?” – Huda Answer Huda, I’m glad you asked!  It’s been nearly six years since I first mentioned Iberogast on this blog […]

PlantFusion Complete Plant Protein vs. Vegan Orgain

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In this video, I review the new PlantFusion ready-to-drink Complete Plant Protein and compare it to Vegan Orgain in the context of eating for and managing gastroparesis. Links Choosing a Meal Replacement Drink (video from 2011) SIBO, FODMAPs & GP (blog post and audio Q&A) Original Orgain Review Vegan Orgain Review Living (Well!) with Gastroparesis […]

Group Coaching for Healthier Eating: Starts August 1st

About this Program This is a three-week, online group coaching program led by Becky Stelwagen, LWWGP Coach & Mentor, to help you implement the information from the The Brighter Side of Eating for Gastroparesis class.  Becky will be offering support and accountability as you begin to add more nutrient-rich foods to your GP-friendly diet. The […]

Ask Crystal: Can I Get Off Reflux Meds?

New video Q&A up on the blog. All about gastroparesis, reflux, and acid reducing medications. Link in profile.

I get tons of gastroparesis-related questions via email and I’m not always able to answer each one individually. Instead I’m doing my best to answer as many reader-submitted questions as I can via blog and video posts, as a way to provide the information to as many people possible. I call this the “Ask Crystal” […]

Living Well & Getting Well: Karyn’s Story

There’s a common misconception that gastroparesis cannot or does not get better.  The fact is, it can and often does. I’ve received countless emails and messages over the past six years from people who were diagnosed with gastroparesis, some of whom were VERY sick, whose conditions have since dramatically improved or even resolved.  I’ve decided […]

Living Well & Getting Well: Ellen’s Story

There’s a common misconception that gastroparesis cannot or does not get better.  The fact is, it can and often does. I’ve received countless emails and messages over the past six years from people who were diagnosed with gastroparesis, some of whom were VERY sick, whose conditions have since dramatically improved or even resolved.  I’ve decided […]

OT: Lily’s Experience with Kawasaki Disease

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This is one of few off-topic posts on my blog, but it’s something that I feel is important. Last Christmas, Lily was sick for several weeks with what ended up being diagnosed as atypical Kawasaki Disease. Though this is unrelated to gastroparesis, as a mama and a health advocate, I feel the need to share our […]

Meet Becky, LWWGP Coach & Mentor

My number one tip for living well with GP is to keep moving forward. ~Becky Meet Becky Stelwagen. Becky is a “graduate” of the LWWGP Group Program and she’s all about living WELL. Becky has been training with me for over two years and I’m happy to announce that she is now an independent LWWGP […]

All About Gastroparesis & Pregnancy

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I recently mentioned that, with the release of the LWWGP Program, I’ve said pretty much everything I have to say about living WELL with gastroparesis. This is true with one exception: pregnancy. Throughout my own pregnancy (that’s my belly above), I did write several blog posts but I had planned to create a comprehensive eBook all about GP & Pregnancy […]

The LWWGP Program (Self-Paced)

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Since I first started offering the Living (Well!) with Gastroparesis Program in 2011, hundreds of people with gastroparesis from all over the world have taken the course.  The program has evolved through the years to include everything I know about living WELL with GP and the feedback has been phenomenal, with the latest group of […]