I always have to be different!! Before I figured out my gut problems, when I was really flared up, the only way I could quieten it down was to coat my stomach with neat scotch - I guess it burned the lining into submission (lol
You have to be careful when you go to a bar, a lot of these bars will put well spirits in their labeled top shelf bottles to make money. So for instance, they will take a cheap well vodka, probably made from wheat and contains wheat, and put it in a Ciroc bottle. Trust me it happens.
Every time I drink alcohol, be it just a couple glasses of wine or a more greedy portion, I seem to get sicker.
When I first started drinking, this never happened. I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease about 4 years ago and have been on the gluten-free diet ever since. I should note that my reactions to everything overall seem to be getting worse (accidental CC, dairy make me feel much more awful these days than they did just a year ago.) Each time I drink alcohol, my body's response is more extreme.
I'm in college, and I would like to be able to go out with my friends and have a good time. My response to alcohol is a tiny bit different than that to gluten. I get the same bloating, cramping, headache, stomach pain, and diarrhea as I do with gluten. However, my stools are a different consistency and less odorous after alcohol consumption (sorry for the gross details, but I really want to figure this out!) Last week, I drank on Saturday night and I did not start feeling normal again until Wednesday.
I know there is no gluten in what I drink. I am very careful. Last week I had Bacardi rum and Cuervo tequila. A few weeks before that, I had white wine. The time before that, it was vodka. All of these are gluten-free, yet made me sick. It has gotten to the point where I am scared to drink, and it makes social events awkward.
If anyone has had a similar experience, or has some idea of what's going on, I'd appreciate your input!