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Just a weird belly, or gluten?

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I've been gluten free since November 9th. It's been up and down, but I would say that since February it's been "mostly" up. I have intermittent days when my belly is weird, mostly just loose stools. 

Today is one of those days. I wrack my brain trying to figure out if I had any gluten and I am sure I didn't. I'm so careful. But when you have celiac you never know if your weird belly is from gluten or something else - and I always assume it's gluten. I didn't have many symptoms before, and the ones I did have mostly just involved loose stools. 

I had a really terrible and stressful day Tuesday and into yesterday morning. I won't get into it but it was horrible. Maybe that screwed with my digestion? Because otherwise I have no idea why my belly would be weird. It was yucky yesterday morning too. I have an anxiety disorder and when my anxiety isn't as bad I notice that my belly is ok. If my anxiety picks up then it's not good. But I hate assuming anything is anxiety, as I did that before I realized I had celiac. 

Any tips? Am I still in that place of "ups and downs are normal"? It's been almost 7 months.

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Hey man, it could be gluten or not, but as careful and as long as you have been on this diet I would say you have a higher chance of it being the stress, or perhaps you ate something else that disagreed with your stomach. I get these up and down days where some days a spice that did not bother me hits me one day with a bit more gas or a UC flare up. I think it is more to do with our guts being irritable and picky due to damage and this disease...I think stress makes the gut act more like a child being picky and throwing a tantrum also. I know I have been stressed to all hell this last month about working on a new gluten free food truck venture and acquiring some stuff for my bakery. I find I can not stomach spices at all this week, I am having to go all sweets/herbs. Get really gassy, bloated and sometimes burp stuff up when I think to much on it.


Diagnosed Issues
Celiac (Gluten Ataxia, and Villi Damage dia. 2014, Villi mostly healed on gluten-free diet 2017 confirmed by scope)
Ulcerative Colitis (Dia, 2017), ADHD, Bipolar, Asperger Syndrome (form of autism)
Allergies Corn, Whey
Sensitivities/Intolerances
Peanuts (resolved 2019), Cellulose Gel, Lactose, Soy, Yeast
Olives (Seems to have resolved or gone mostly away as of Jan, 2017), Sesame (Gone away as of June 2017, still slight Nausea)
Enzyme issues with digesting some foods I have to take Pancreatic Enzymes Since mine does not work right, additional food prep steps also
Low Tolerance for sugars and carbs (Glucose spikes and UC Flares)
Occupation Gluten Free Bakery, Paleo Based Chef/Food Catering

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