Monday I went grocery shopping after getting some heavy duty painkillers at the Dr for a separate issue. (don't worry, I didn't drive) Anyway, never shop for gluten free groceries when you are stoned. I bought two boxes of Kellogs Cocoa Krispies. In my head they were Moms Best Coco Krispies, which are gluten free. Kelloggs however, contains barley malt flavoring.
Tuesday I ate two huge bowls (still apparently under the influence? I dunno)
A couple of hours later my daughter comes screaming "Mom! Did you eat these? They have gluten in them!" 3 celiacs in the house, we know our stuff. Unless we are drugged.
But...I had ZERO reaction. Not an ache, or pain or itch or even a fart. All 3 of us had positive blood work and biopsies done 3 years ago, so I know it didn't go away...(in my dreams). And any time I have had any cross contamination with wheat, I barf my guts out. An accidental restaurant enchilada that was "so good I cant believe it is corn! (because it was wheat!") sent me to the hospital for three days last year. Is it possible for a celiac to be bothered by only certain forms of gluten? Is barley gluten less potent? Or is malt flavoring superheated or something? I'm kind of baffled...
MitziGMember Since 01 Apr 2011
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Dx via blood and biopsy April 2011, two kids dx at the same time
Dx with Interstitial Cystitis April 2011