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Sassbo

Member Since 11 Feb 2013
Offline Last Active Jun 19 2014 03:52 AM
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In Topic: Special Meals On Planes?

08 May 2013 - 02:27 PM

I travel a lot as well and am now well stocked when I do.  The individual almond butter or sunbutter packets are great, apples, gluten-free bars, GoPicnic ready to eat gluten-free meals (actually found in an airport concession store a couple of times!), nuts, etc.  Starbucks in the airport usually has bananas (don't like to bring them- get squishy).  I recently went to a conference at a really high end hotel and the catering staff for meals were clueless.  The only thing they could really steer me towards was lettuce.  Now I may need to drop a pound or two, but lettuce for three days doesn't cut it!  (and yes, I alerted them early to my gluten-free needs).  Ended up finding a cute little grocery store, and some local restaurants nearby were fine....

 

I've become a traveling convenience store ;)


In Topic: Domino's (And Some Other Pizzerias)

08 May 2013 - 02:07 PM

I live in Dallas and have had the Fireside Pies Gluten Free Pizza.  It is GREAT.  I am NCGI so it was fine for me, but I'm not sure about those who are celiac/more sensitive.  They seemed very educated when I inquired though.

 

They use Smart Flour Foods crust, FYI....


In Topic: A Few Weeks Recovering... Body Odor?

08 May 2013 - 01:49 PM

When I did an initial elimination diet and was in the detox phase, I was at work one day and thought "oh my god, it that smell me?".  Um yea.  It was.  For a couple of days I smelled like a chemical factory.... lots of showers.  But it will pass....


In Topic: I Think I May Have Kind Of Had An Epiphany...

08 May 2013 - 12:55 PM

Interesting stuff.  You all just made me realize that some of this stuff has been going on with me for longer than I would have thought.  The comment about antibiotics and yeast made me realize that when I was a teenager (a billion years ago in the '70's) I was given antibiotics for acne... and was on them for a very long time.  Now I'm wondering did I start a yeast problem?  I'll do some research on that!

 

Hope it gets better for you!


In Topic: How Strict If You Are Ncgi?

08 May 2013 - 09:30 AM

I am NCGI as well (just found out this year) and tested negative, but had already eliminated gluten.  I do have reactions when unintentionally getting "glutened".  So far had found by trial and error that I am ok with products labeled "produced in the same facility as wheat".  This is definately a learning process.....