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    • Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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About Chuck8268

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  1. Anyone From Pa.

    HI south central Pa here
  2. Shane I kinda did put in extra effort to gain.Lots of potatoes,rice,etc.But we are all different in healing.My theory anyways.All I know my gain just stopped,like a light switch when I got to that certain weight.Hope this helps you Chuck
  3. Anyone From Pa.

    somerset/bedford here
  4. I found out the NEWER Doctors seem much more well aware of celiac than the oldtimers. My new doc ran celiac test First after she saw my previous testing done by my old doc Chuck
  5. Recovering Celiacs With Demanding Lives

    Hello Ladycyclist I constantly had brain fog,unable to focus,in my case,I rapidly got better (hence a 50 pd. weight gain in 6 months) Everyone is different. Be patient your good health will come back. Unless there is something else. If I remember your the person from York,Pa.?And your in nursing school, wow,the eating part must be very difficult ! But, I have to make my own meals (barely have time) and the cycling keeps my mental-state sharp,along with physical You keep at it,keep gluten-free,and try to find time to CYCLE! Chuck
  6. Any Folks From Sw Pa, Or N. Wv?

    Somerset/Bedford border
  7. Gluten Dreams

    My dreams were always,warm bread coming out of the oven,ready to spread the butter on it,,,,,,,,that lasted awhile,early diagnosis Chuck
  8. Flushed Face, Too?

    Wow I get that too,and alot,even after going gluten-free. After I eat,my face feels warm,and its RED.I have even been to a dermitologist. Can anyone pinpoint this?? Chuck
  9. Any Folks From Sw Pa, Or N. Wv?

    Hi I`m about 10 miles east of where Flight 93 went down on 9/11 And keep up the cycling Chuck
  10. I was always under the impression a biopsy was the gold standard.But maybe that has changed since my Diagnosis over 6 yrs ago. Chuck
  11. Dont know about picts,but I only show mine privatly.If anyone asks,laughing. Chuck
  12. Yes I do kATHY First,I put 3 thru college,and the biggest thing that hit me like a ton of bricks was My baby got married,first! Talk about crying your eyes out.All will go well,after the shock,though Smile
  13. Is Fresh Produce Glutened? Help!

    AllI know Ann,is some of us are VERY sensitive others are not. You are a confirmed celiac,I presume? And if that is the case,do as I did,everything you eat and put on your body, including letters,vitamins,prescription pills,bath olis,hair shampoo,dog food,EVERYTHING,and one by one check them out.In the meantime eat the pure basics,potatoes,rice,fresh veggoes,meat chicken fish. It worked for me. Good luck Chuck
  14. Our lifestyle is hard indeed,but we eat btter than most!A classic celiac will actually gain wight,post diagnosis,dur to the fact that you are now absorbing nutrients. I dont trust eating out,even if its a gluten-free menu,remember,those COOKS are usually 16-18 yr. olds that want a paycheck,not making sure you havnt been cross-containenated! Chuck
  15. Weight Gain

    Ive personaly found out FAMILY is th worst discriminators!!!!!!!! Chuck