After 5 days of eating wheat - so far so good. I am enjoying all the wheat items I had been avoiding for so long - pizza, bagels, oriental noodles, petit fors and french rolls (I'm doing pancakes, chips & dips and chicken fried steak w/ cream gravy this weekend). I figure if this is a last hurrah I'm going to do it big, plus this will help to assure my tests get some additional reinforcement.
All these forbidden foods were fun at first, but I was already constipated after only 2 days (but no severe pain or diarrhea yet). I have also inflated like a balloon and have gained a lot of weight. I am hoping to stay on wheat for 5 weeks only. For those of you avoiding wheat and longing for it, let me tell you. It is not all I hoped for. You are not missing anything. Wheat free food tastes way better, and I feel better eating it. I can't wait until this is over.
I believe I am also probably sensitive to soy. When I went gluten-free and ate the soy waffles, I immediately got diarrhea and severe acne clusters. Anyone know what all the GI can test for during the colonoscopy? Soy, peanuts, lactose, etc.?
Also, I was wondering if most peoples' symptoms after not eating wheat and then eating lots of wheat is this subtle. I expected power diarrhea right away, but feel pretty good so far. Is this typical of celiacs?
JalaMember Since 26 Apr 2004
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