My feeding tube doesn’t define who I am

A young woman once accused of being anorexic by doctors actually has a rare condition that blocks her intestines.

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Suffering stomach aches so painful she would curl into a ball, it took 13 years for Shelby Kiniry to finally receive the correct diagnosis for her digestion disorder - Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome (or SMAS).

Now on the road to recovery, Shelby relies on a feeding tube to receive her daily fix of meals and nutrients in liquid form. Watch the video above to find out more about her story.

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