Eosinophilic Esophagitis

My esophageal story.

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“You’re taking too big of bites.”

“Just drink some water to help it go down.”

“Why did you throw up?”

My normal was here again. I shoot up in my bed. My chest feels like someone has lit a match before “tossing it down the hatch” that is my throat. I grip my chest and run to the bathroom. I stagger between the railings on…