Hello! Happy last day of Feeding Tube Awareness Week! We are finishing off this week with three lovely tubie ladies who have shared amazing insights into their lives as humans with feeding tubes! Let’s not waste any time, welcome Miss Millie! You can find her on Instagram @thegirlwhocanteat where she shares more of her adventure!
Q: What diagnosis led to you needing a feeding tube?
Q: How long have you been on tube feeds?
A: Around 5 years in total, I had to be on TPN for 2 years and even though at times it is a struggle with pain from the J feeds, I would much rather be a little more uncomfortable than to have to worry about infection constantly.
Q: What type of tube do you have?
A: I have a straight J-tube and also a G-tube that allows me to decompress air, etc.
Q: What would you love to share with someone new to tube feeding?
A: That no matter how hard things may be, remember the importance of your feeding-tube, being different isn’t bad. Continue reading “Feeding Tube Awareness Week Features-Mellie+Allie+Kate”