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#1 beachbirdie

 
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Posted 26 October 2012 - 11:13 AM

I am so pumped, I have lost five pounds (after months of trying!).

I am back in my regular jeans, it feels soooooo GOOD!

Not only that, but I went to urgent care for a sore throat and cough that just won't quit, and when they did my blood pressure I was a full 10 points lower on both systolic and diastolic than I've been in YEARS!!!

This primal/paleo eating is CRAZY GOOD!

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1999 - Hypothyroid
2003 - Hashimoto's Disease
2008 - Diverticulitis
2009 - Significant Vit D Deficiency
2011 - Diverticulitis again
2011 - HLA-DQ2.2
2012 - TtG IgG positive... I am now, finally, Gluten Free - 5/16/2012

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#2 GottaSki

 
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Posted 26 October 2012 - 11:23 AM

That is fantastic news!

Thanks for sharing :)
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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 26 October 2012 - 11:45 AM

Fantastic!! Congratulations :D
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#4 Celiac Mindwarp

 
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Posted 26 October 2012 - 10:18 PM

Wow, amazing stuff. Well done and enjoy :)
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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 27 October 2012 - 07:45 AM

Whoohoo! I am happy for you!
This is encouraging news.
I have gone paleo (again) myself (EatMeat4Good will be thrilled to hear this)
to see if I can get this painful inflammation under control.
I am told I can by other paleos/primals, so I am willing to give it a shot once more.
I have tried it before, but reverted to eating rice
because I felt as if I "needed" it for blood sugar stabilization.
More reading on the topic tells me otherwise.

Thanks for posting, Birdie!!

(and if my jeans get loose, then yeehaw!!)
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