Posted 28 April 2006 - 02:18 AM
Posted 28 April 2006 - 02:32 AM
That is why so many of my posts are through the night.......
positive bloodwork, positive biopsy
Celiac, collagenous colitis, hypothyroidism
endometriosis (at age 20)
spinal stenosis (early 20's)
Biopsy August 2006 confirmed complete villous atrophy despite being gluten-free for years and bloodwork within range showing compliance with diet. Doctor has confirmed diagnosis of Refractory Celiac Sprue.
Endoscopy also showed numerous stomach ulcers, have started taking Losec.
Mother to Eileen 13 yrs
Rhiannon 8 yrs
Daniel & Connor 6 yr twin boys......
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Posted 28 April 2006 - 06:07 AM
So lack energy bigtime. Looking forward to a GOOD night's sleep. Just found i also have "dumping syndrome", anyone else have that problem? Need to eat many small meals and no liquid with meals, just 1 hour after meal. am sure will get used to this too. evie
Posted 28 April 2006 - 05:16 PM
What does not kill you makes you stronger.
Nobody cares about losers and quitters never win. If you fail with the cowards then what's the message you send?
Can't get it right, no matter what I do. Might as well be me and keep fu@$ing up for you. - Brian Thomas (Halloween, the greatest metal band ever!)
Ian Moore. Self diagnosed at 36 because the doctors were clueless.
Started low-carb diet early 2004, felt better but not totally gluten-free. Went 100% gluten-free early 2005 and life has never been better.
Posted 28 April 2006 - 05:29 PM
Intolerant to all lectins (including gluten), nightshades (potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant) and salicylates.
Asperger Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, Addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency), hypothyroidism, fatigue syndrome, asthma
Posted 29 April 2006 - 11:33 PM
Posted 30 April 2006 - 04:56 AM
I slept like a baby, screaming frequently and waking those around me
I just love when ppl say "yea I slept like a baby" and Im like, "who got up 10 times ot change your diaper and feed you"?
- Vincent -
Posted 30 April 2006 - 02:17 PM
That describes me, exactly! I'm happy to be self-employed so I can set my own hours, I never make appointments before noon if I can help it.
From very shortly after they brought me home from the hospital, I took a long time to fall asleep but once asleep slept through the night. As I've gotten older, I've figured out that my body clock just wants me up at night and asleep until mid-day, and that if I go to sleep very very late, I fall asleep relatively quickly (for me anyway) and am generally much happier. Doesn't seem at all connected to celiac, given that the basic pattern was set before I was on any solid foods at all and hasn't changed since I went gluten-free.
Interestingly, whenever I get a really good stretch of time without glutenings, meaning I'm feeling my healthiest and best, I only need six-seven hours of sleep, I sleep like a log (not a baby!) and wake up without an alarm clock at an hour that surprises me!
Posted 01 May 2006 - 10:07 PM
DQ2 and DQ3 sub type DQ7 in December 2005
Gluten-free since Enterolab test, December 2, 2005.
Lame Advertisement Test positive for gluten intolerence in Sept 2005.
THEN found out that my fathers mother had nontropical sprue, she passed away at 40 from (stomach) cancer, had holes in her intestines when they caught it. I had no idea....
Posted 02 May 2006 - 03:50 PM
Gluten-free since January 2004
Jeremiah 29:11- "For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for you to prosper and not harm you,plans to give you a hope and future"
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Posted 02 May 2006 - 05:46 PM
Inconclusive Biopsy 7/20/05
gluten-free since 7/23/05
Never felt better.
"So here's us, on the raggedy edge, come a day when there won't be room for naughty men like us to slip about at all. - Malcolm Reynolds"
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