Sick To My Stomach
Posted 29 October 2004 - 07:53 AM
Posted 29 October 2004 - 08:25 AM
Posted 29 October 2004 - 09:52 AM
Posted 29 October 2004 - 03:00 PM
I keep my meals down, but then again, I usually did that in the past. It's just, every few days I'd get severe cramping and vomiting. I had constant bloating and a lot of gas. I was really thin (5' and 70 pounds; when I got sick I would lose 2-5 pounds and then eventually climb back up to seventy and repeat the process) and my mom said she used to cry when she thought about how thin I looked when I came out of the shower or changed my clothes or something. She kept saying that she felt like she was poisoning me or something, which she, essentially and inadvertently was . Anyway, I have had some improvements with the diet -- the bloating comes only when I'm sick, the gas is also when I'm sick but not usually, and I used to get occasional diarrhea which is now completely gone! The cramping isn't quite as bad, but still not something that you can just function normally with, and I don't vomit as much when I get sick. I'm now about 5'2 and 86 pounds, a new record for me ....2 inches and 16-20 pounds in eight months . I feel like I know a lot about celiac and the diet by now, and if I could just shake the still persistent cramping/vomiting, I'd be fine....I still have quite a ways to go, though. What was my point again? Oh, yeah, I kept my meals down always, but I'd just puke every few days....now I puke every 1-3 weeks. Though I don't vomit as much anymore, a lot comes up really forcefully -- it actually hurts in my chest with the force of the vomit and a LOT comes up, but it's not projectile or anything.......sorry to ramble on about my story, I'm just bored and with not much else to do but read and I got off on a bit of a tangent. To simplify the whole thing, I'm still having this "cleaning out" thing with my system, too.....I just hope that you don't need to deal with it for 8+ months. Although I might add, it seems like forever to get better for the first 1-4 months and after that you just sort of accept it, pathetic as it is, and wait it out without counting the # of days gluten-free and asking why you're not better.
I eat something, and then my system "cleans out." I am very swollen & not losing weight... I just can't keep anything in! Will this end after a while? Will my system get cleaned out and stop? Any help would be appreciated ~ I am tired of spending so much time in the bathroom!!!
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