Category: Story of hope

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association Nordic

Erin

Starting in 2008, when I was at Union College, I was throwing up more than normal people — probably every couple of months. I would wake up at about 2 a.m. to puke and would be sick for 16 hours. I always thought it was because of drinking, even though I actually hardly drank at…
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Julia

Hello/Moi ? I’m a cyclic vomiting syndrome warrior from Finland. I’ve been sick since 2015. At first I thought it was my thyroid acting up again, like it had some months before… but it was fine. I went to our small local hospital a few times. They said everything was fine. I turned to my…
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Therese

I’m the contact-person in Sweden for CVSA and on the board for CVSA Nordic. My son Elias has CVS plus. He has had problems with nausea and vomiting since infancy, but became seriously ill when he was just over one year old. For several years, we practically lived at the hospital. On more than one…
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Ella

My first CVS episode came in 2004, when I was 15 years old, while I was working on a farm for the summer. In the following years, episodes came at 6 month intervals, like clockwork. They lasted for 5-8 weeks at a time. And every time I ended up in the hospital with IVs in…
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Rikke

When I was 6 years old I was diagnosed with Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS). I spent most of my childhood at the doctors, in the hospital, and having tests done. Unfortunately the doctors didn’t know as much about CVS as they do today Most people will be diagnosed with CVS as kids. I’ve lived with…
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Nina

My name is Nina, and I started having CVS when I was 32 years old. It would take many years before I was diagnosed. I am a single mom to a 10-year-old daughter, and I am 100% disabled by migraines and CVS. It all started 11 years ago, during pregnancy. I had attacks of violent…
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