Congratulations To Me!
Posted 15 May 2005 - 04:21 PM
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......
"Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us."
Orison Swett Marden
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
-- Victor Borge
"An optimist laughs to forget. A pessimist forgets to laugh."
"Doctor to patient: I have good news and bad news. The good news is that you are not a hypochondriac."
Posted 16 May 2005 - 08:38 PM
I am back in the land of the living (and writing after seeing that last post of mine). It was a wild and hectic weekend, but it is completed now. It will probably take a few days for me to feel rested, but at least I am back in the saddle a little. Thank you all for your encouragement and support.
9 yrs gluten-free
...also DH, fibromyalgia, neuropathy, osteopenia, hypothyroid...
After almost 10 years, I am doing soooo much better!
Posted 17 May 2005 - 04:58 AM
gluten-free since Feb 2005
Posted 17 May 2005 - 05:36 AM
Posted 17 May 2005 - 01:48 PM
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