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Until May 2015, I had a gut of iron. I could eat anything and never had any issues. I was 63 in May 2015. At that time, I was on the Caribbean Princess Cruise Ship in the Atlantic Ocean when my appendix ruptured. I was airlifted to the Azores where I had 5 hours of surgery and two weeks in the hospital there on IV antibiotics for all of those 2 weeks. Upon returning to home in California for convalescing, I got an incesional hernia. In September I had my first hernia surgery with no mesh. Later that month I had an intestinal obstruction and spent 4 days in the hospital. A couple of mont