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#1 GF Lover

 
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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:41 AM

I got my MRI of brain results.  There is "NO EVIDENCE OF DISEASE".

 

I cannot even express how relieved I am.  No more Oncologists until July 9th.

 

You guys here ROCK!  

 

I'm blowing hugs ands kisses to all of you.

 

Thank you for getting me thru this.

 

Colleen 


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:53 AM

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#3 Gemini

 
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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:53 AM

Congratulations, Colleen!!!!!!!!  After seeing so much bad stuff this week, this is the best news ever.  Time for you to relax a bit.  :D


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:53 AM

Yay yay yay!!!! Congrats!!
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Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today. ~ Mark Twain

Probable Endometriosis, in remission from childbirth since 2002.
Hashimoto's DX 2005.
Gluten-Free since 6/2011.
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Responsive to iodine withdrawal for DH (see quote, above).

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 10:41 AM

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- Symptoms from 2001, maybe before. Across 20+ years, these have included, vomiting, D, migraines, headaches, recurrent miscarriage, inflammation problems (failure to heal from injuries) brain fog, anxiety and more!
- Elimination diet using Atkins, 2003 – excluded wheat, caffeine, quorn. 2005, excluded sesame, alcohol
- Started diagnosis route April 2012, blood tests, endoscopy – said negative, gluten challenge, clearly something very wrong, had to stop after 3 weeks.
- Gluten Free, August 2012, Corn Free, September 2012. Removed most processed gluten free foods.
- Genetic testing, December 2012 – negative – Diagnosis – Non Celiac Gluten Intolerance (NCGI)
- Elimination diet, January 2013 – all of the above plus dairy, legumes, all grains, sugar, additives, white potatoes, soy. Reintroducing sloooowly now. Health improving.
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Posted 17 April 2013 - 11:00 AM

Dancing in the streets tonight, that's for sure!!!!  :D


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 12:46 PM

FanTastic!!

 

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I just knew you'd be okay.

 

When I had my brain MRI for all the neuro symptoms,
and it was negative, I said to Jack tearfully "well, they looked at my brain, but they didn't find anything in there!!!".


which prompted laughter, of course. :D

 

Please, have a daiquiri for me, too! No, 2!!! 

 

SO happy for you, hon! xxoo


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 12:54 PM

Zippity Doooo Daaaaa - Zippity Ehhhh -- My o my what a wonderful day!!!

 

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That made my week, nay month -- perhaps even this year!!!!

 

Oh darn it -- those pesky happy tears were bound to hop out and there. they. are.  Good tears are wonderful -- think I'll enjoy them and your good news for a few moments before I get back to it.

 

Great Big - HUGE Hugs :)


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3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

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Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 02:54 PM

Great news Colleen!  Praise the Lord! :)


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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:30 PM

That is awesome news!!!! :)


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 04:56 PM

Thank God. Your relief must be unimaginable. I am rejoicing with you.
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Posted 18 April 2013 - 04:23 AM

Thanks guys!

 

Last night Me and Bob, from the Red Mill, are getting things together to make brownies.  I'm gonna add walnuts and the walnuts I have are whole nuts.  So I hollar out to hubs in the garage, "how do I make chopped walnuts",  he pops his head up and starts laughing at me and says "grab a clever and have at it".  Now I'm thinking, did I really not know that?  In my defense, I thought some kind of kitchen appliance would chop nuts.  

 

I'm thinking of starting a community in Love2Travel's back yard for the "Cooking Challenged".  I know there are some of you out there who have never chopped nuts.  Anyone with me?

 

Colleen


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Posted 18 April 2013 - 05:12 AM

It sounds like you have been carried well!  I hope you will soon feel well strong, and recovered from gluten.

 

I am celebrating by making my first post for days.  My computer didn't let me post for at least 3 days.  I also had trouble reading the site. 

 

Diana


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Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:30 PM

I hate chopping nutz!!  Damned things shoot everywhere.  I use my little mini processor now.  Not only does it do a better job but the nutz stay where they're supposed to :ph34r:


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Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:38 PM

I hate chopping nutz!!  Damned things shoot everywhere.  I use my little mini processor now.  Not only does it do a better job but the nutz stay where they're supposed to :ph34r:

 

 

Argh....there's nothing like renegade nutz. Nutz that go rogue. Misbehavin' nutz.

 

I ,too use the mini chopper.

 

but this whole discussion has prompted a memory of a funny joke.

 

Shall I tell it?


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"Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way we cope with it makes the difference." Virginia Satir

"The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." Leo Tolstoy

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else" Booker T. Washington

“If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.”― Laura Davenport 

"Do or do not. There is no try. "-  Yoda.

"LTES"  Gem 2014

 

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