Someone pointed out to me that at our core, each of us humans is a big tube, with a bunch of other systems hanging on the outside. Cake and apples and beer go in one end of the digestive system on a regular basis, and unsightly debris comes out the other on an irregular basis. There are other systems, of course, including nervous, circulatory, urinary, and respiratory systems (among others). But without nutrition, we don’t survive.
Eight weeks out after a major surgery that rearranged my digestive and urinary systems, I’m focusing on getting those two systems back to equilibrium. [Continue reading]