Jump to content

Follow Us:   Twitter Facebook Celiac.com Forum RSS      



Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts
arrowShare this page:
   
Subscribe Today!


Celiac.com Sponsor:
Celiac.com Sponsor:
Photo
- - - - -

Will Cooking My Own gluten-free Food In My Friend's Kitchen Make Me Sick?

cross contamination french toast sharing utensils

  • Please log in to reply

4 replies to this topic

#1

 
NoGrainNoPain

    New Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • Pip
  • 10 posts
 

Posted 24 November 2013 - 06:37 PM

My friend invited me over for breakfast, but completely forgot about my diet and was making French Toast. No matter, I brought gluten-free pancake mix and breakfast sausages. Is making my own gluten free food in a french toast environment enough to make me sick? We did share a spatula that was supposedly washed, but maybe it was just rinsed. I wasn't paying attention at the moment.

 

Alternatively, is my gluten-free food making me sick? Seems like I do better not eating things labeled "gluten free".

 

Background: Lactose intolerant at 19. Thought I had leaky gut in my 20's. MD told me I had IBS in my 30's. Had a mysterious problem swallowing this past summer, and pain in my ear. New MD said, I had an ear infection, and my throat was fine. I was also having reflux. Ten days and minus six pounds later. My MD didn't have an answer. I suggested Celiac. My IGA panel was normal, so no scope was warranted. I was on a low gluten diet at the time, mostly because bread and past was making me gag. I have Vit D deficiency (new that) and border line low Iron (MCV). MD suggested a gluten-free diet. I avoided all grains at first, just because I was too sick to cook. I felt great, Eczema went away, Keritosis Pilars got smooth, no digestive symptoms. I ate raw broccoli, carrots and cauliflower for days and didn't have any noticeable gas.  Imagine that! Early on, I ate a handful of goldfish crackers at work by mistake. It seemed like a score, such a giant bag. I grabbed a cup to snack on them later at my desk. Two hours after consumption, I thought I was going to explode. After the following three days of bloat, I felt like I had been kicked in the stomach.

 

Not sure where to go from here. The diet is a challenge to learn. 

 

Advice? Thoughts? Comments?

 

 


  • 0

Celiac.com Sponsor:

#2 dilettantesteph

 
dilettantesteph

    Advanced Community Member

  • Banned
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,035 posts
 

Posted 25 November 2013 - 05:14 AM

Did you say something about eating Goldfish crackers?  Were they the gluten-free ones?   You don't say when that happened or how long you have been actually gluten-free.  I think that if you are still accidentally eating gluten, it is too soon to worry about super sensitivity.  Why not give the regular gluten-free diet a proper try first?  Or, if you wish, do just produce and unprocessed meat first for quick healing and then try adding some of those gluten-free processed items.  You need to give the diet time.  If you are gluten intolerant, you need time to heal.  You also need time to learn the diet and stop making mistakes.  I hope you feel better.


  • 0

#3

 
felps89

    New Community Member

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 4 posts
 

Posted 02 December 2013 - 02:03 AM

yes, if the surface its contaminated.


  • 0

#4

 
mfarrell

    Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 29 posts
 

Posted 29 June 2015 - 12:56 PM

Did you say something about eating Goldfish crackers?  Were they the gluten-free ones?   You don't say when that happened or how long you have been actually gluten-free.  I think that if you are still accidentally eating gluten, it is too soon to worry about super sensitivity.  Why not give the regular gluten-free diet a proper try first?  Or, if you wish, do just produce and unprocessed meat first for quick healing and then try adding some of those gluten-free processed items.  You need to give the diet time.  If you are gluten intolerant, you need time to heal.  You also need time to learn the diet and stop making mistakes.  I hope you feel better.

What is the regular gluten-free diet?  Is that the one that the nutritionist gives you? 


  • 0

#5

 
kareng

    Vote Moose!

  • Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 15,102 posts
 

Posted 29 June 2015 - 01:00 PM

What is the regular gluten-free diet?  Is that the one that the nutritionist gives you? 

 

This is a bit old, but I believe she just meant that this person needs to be gluten-free & not accidentally eating gluten for a while before they worry that they are "super sensitive".  


  • 0

"Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires."
~Marcelene Cox

 

 
"Earth laughs in flowers."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
flower-3-smiley-emoticon-emoji.png
 

 




 

 
 

 






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

Celiac.com Sponsors: