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Member Since 09 Jul 2012
Offline Last Active Jun 30 2013 05:19 PM

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In Topic: What Is The Severity Of Your Reaction To Gluten?

11 July 2012 - 05:01 PM

Not diagnosed (yet, bloodwork tomorrow) but I know when I eat gluten filled foods I panic, lightheaded, light sensitivity, dizzy, upset stomach, then usually after all thats over I get gasious, stomach rumbling, the normal IBS symptoms.

Good luck with the bloodwork!

In Topic: How Do You Fight The Temptation To Cheat?

11 July 2012 - 01:02 PM

My reaction to gluten Isnt that severe. It's not like I have to be rushed to the hospital if I eat it. I dont have celiac either. Just a mild gluten intokerancd.

I'm on vacation this week, staying at a conference center where they serve all this amazing food. And yeah I've cheated sooo much in the past week. Cupcakes, scones, soy sauce in rice (that was accidental). How can I not do it? It's so hard when everyone's eating something you know is delicious, and you can't partake in it. I'm 14 and I do my cheating in secret so no one will know. At home I can't cheat cause I don't keep much of it in the house. But then when I'm on vacation I go crazy and cheat. We never buy gluten free brownies, waffles, cake etc at home cause my parents are health freaks, and that stuff is expensive. So when I go on vacation, I crave it and eat it.


Hey. So here's the thing. If you're cheating and don't have really bad reactions, you are still damaged on the inside of your body and you can't feel how severely you were affected by the gluten. And I don't know much about gluten intolerance but I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease when I was 22 months old and I'm also 14, so I have been dealing with my symptoms for a while and it is impossible for me to cheat without getting a severe reaction. So taking that you are intolerant, I would do some research on how that actually damages you without you knowing. As for food, I have to say that I love the chocolate bars that have the crisp in the middle. I believe it is from the brand Enjoy Life and I know that it is dairy free as well as gluten free because I was put off of dairy for a few months. And it must be hard with the situation of your parents not wanting to get the stuff (but I do COMPLETELY understand how expensive it is), but you could try explaining your situation to them. I hope I helped, best of luck to you :)

In Topic: What Is The Severity Of Your Reaction To Gluten?

11 July 2012 - 06:03 AM

Hello, I'm new to this site :)

I am 17 years old, and have been gluten-free for a little over 2 years (wow, I didn't realize it has been this long). I have a younger cousin, 3 years my junior, who has Celiac and Juvenile Insulin-Dependent Diabetes. She has been gluten-free for about 5 years now. When she eats gluten, she doesn't get sick at all (in fact, she cheats all the time. *jealousy* :/ ). However, when I slip up, I am ridden with crippling pain, and do not feel better for atleast 6 hours. My reaction has always seemed very severe, and I was wondering, how bad are your reactions?


I'm 14 and have been gluten free since I was 22 months old. I have diarrhea and depending on the amount I eat pretty severe vomitting. And overall, I just feel terrible after eating it.

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