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Carla - just got on and saw your new pic. You look cute!!! No kidding, you look WAAAAY too young to have a daughter in college.


Liz

Started Specific Carbohydrate Diet on 8-16-09 because son was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis and want to give him moral support.

Diagnosed with Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome in 2003. Discovered that going completely gluten-free put me in remission.

I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Psalms 27:13

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Carla, I thought you look like you are in your late teens. Can I have some of that LOL.

I am an Aries married to a Leo.

Morgan, love your baseball cap. I own many and yours is neat.

jestgar, your avatar is funnier then c**p. Laughing my head off. Now my ostrich has a child.


"Throw yourself a pity-party and you'll be the only guest." - Earlene Fowler

Diag. Celiac Disease by positive blood test 2/03/2004

Allergies - corn, soy, casein, egg whites and wheat

Morphia Scleroderma

Osteoarthritis

Hypothyroid and Hperthyroid

Essential Tremors

Asthma

Migraines

Fibromyalgia - diag. in 1978 when they called it Fibrositis

PAD Peripheral Artery Disease

Angina and Atrial Fibrillation

Gluten Ataxia

Vitiligo

Scoliosis of the spine (caused by malabsorption and it is horribly painful) This would be enough reason for someone to go gluten free.

Ocular Myastenia Gravis

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Scorpio

I am on the cusp of Aries and Taurus. Therefore, I just read both horoscopes for the day and take the better of the two! :lol:

Besides, what's the dif? I get to choose between the Ram or the Bull........ <_<


Karen

positive bloodwork, positive biopsy

Celiac, collagenous colitis, hypothyroidism

endometriosis (at age 20)

spinal stenosis (early 20's)

Biopsy August 2006 confirmed complete villous atrophy despite being gluten-free for years and bloodwork within range showing compliance with diet. Doctor has confirmed diagnosis of Refractory Celiac Sprue.

Endoscopy also showed numerous stomach ulcers, have started taking Losec.

Mother to Eileen 13 yrs

Rhiannon 8 yrs

Daniel & Connor 6 yr twin boys......

"Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us."

Orison Swett Marden

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.

-- Victor Borge

"An optimist laughs to forget. A pessimist forgets to laugh."

Tom Nansbury

"Doctor to patient: I have good news and bad news. The good news is that you are not a hypochondriac."

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Jestgar.... I LOVE the avatar :lol:

Carla, I thought you look like you are in your late teens. Can I have some of that LOL.

I am an Aries married to a Leo.

Morgan, love your baseball cap. I own many and yours is neat.

jestgar, your avatar is funnier then c**p. Laughing my head off. Now my ostrich has a child.

I'm the other one in the red hoodie :lol::lol::lol: that's not my baseball cap

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Sorry Morgan. I don't know why I kept thinking you had darker hair. But, I have never seen you with your hair not down. Well, anyway, tell your friend she looks cute in the cap.


"Throw yourself a pity-party and you'll be the only guest." - Earlene Fowler

Diag. Celiac Disease by positive blood test 2/03/2004

Allergies - corn, soy, casein, egg whites and wheat

Morphia Scleroderma

Osteoarthritis

Hypothyroid and Hperthyroid

Essential Tremors

Asthma

Migraines

Fibromyalgia - diag. in 1978 when they called it Fibrositis

PAD Peripheral Artery Disease

Angina and Atrial Fibrillation

Gluten Ataxia

Vitiligo

Scoliosis of the spine (caused by malabsorption and it is horribly painful) This would be enough reason for someone to go gluten free.

Ocular Myastenia Gravis

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I am on the cusp of Aries and Taurus. Therefore, I just read both horoscopes for the day and take the better of the two! :lol:

Besides, what's the dif? I get to choose between the Ram or the Bull........ <_<

:lol: Karen

That's kind of cool actually, and lucky, you have options :lol:

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I am 100% Scorpio :ph34r:

My hubby is Aquarius (thank God- we balance each other out).


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Beverly

Gluten free since 2005

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

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Thanks so much for all the compliments! I took a picture from the camera on my computer, I think you can see my braces better.


gluten-free 12/05

diagnosed with Lyme Disease 12/06

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oh my god oh my god oh my god!!! :o:angry::o:angry::o:angry:

a dingo is going to DIE.....OMG....it's my fault....OMG......I have been working on a botanical painting, a watercolor of a foxglove from my own garden...years ago....just picked it up again to finish - the fact that I even WANT to paint again is a miracle in itself - it is glorious, if I do say so, and I have spent hundreds of hours on it - - it's the first botanical I've ever done wtihout use of photos for help - - JUST the specimen from garden, a real flower and nothing else......

SO I TOOK IT TO FRAMER TODAY......and....it was on the back seat of the car - before I knew it, my Annie jumped into the car....and trampled on the painting....... :(

oh heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeelp meeeeeeeeeeeee......I am heartsick and you know that feeling when you wish you could just REVERSE THE LAST THREE SECONDS..................... :o

so I almost threw up, was shaking, called the framer, told him what happened - - - they might be able to mount it - - - -

:(:(:(

so now I gotta take these naughty, naughty dingos on a walk, will be back for my glass of wine later........

:angry::angry::angry:


SUSIE

Diagnosed January 2006

"I like nonsense. It wakes up the brain cells." ~Dr. Seuss

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oh my god oh my god oh my god!!! :o:angry::o:angry::o:angry:

a dingo is going to DIE.....OMG....it's my fault....OMG......I have been working on a botanical painting, a watercolor of a foxglove from my own garden...years ago....it was up on an easel (in plastic) for the last two years....just picked it up again to finish - the fact that I even WANT to paint again is a miracle in itself - it is glorious, if I do say so, and I have spent hundreds of hours on it - - it's the first botanical I've ever done wtihout use of photos for help - - JUST the specimen from garden - a real flower and nothing else......

SO I TOOK IT TO FRAMER TODAY......and....it was on the back seat of the car - before I knew it, my Annie jumped into the car....and trampled on the painting....... :(

oh heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeelp meeeeeeeeeeeee......I am heartsick and you know that feeling when you wish you could just REVERSE THE LAST THREE SECONDS..................... :o

so I almost threw up, was shaking, called the framer - - shaking - told him what happened - - - they might be able to mount it - - - -

:(:(:(

so now I gotta take these naughty, naughty dingos on a walk, will be back for my glass of wine later........

:angry::angry::angry:

OH SusieQ- I'm SO SO SO sorry. Don't go for the wine though- it will only make you feel worse. A GIANT HUG!!!!!!!!


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Beverly

Gluten free since 2005

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

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Oh Susie, I'm so sorry about the painting. No wine, NO WINE!!!! What you need are some deep breaths, breathe in the positivity and breathe out the murderous Dingo thoughts :lol:

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must....banish....murderous...dingo THOUGHTS!!

it's more like grief, really....my creation - I mean, I can hardly sell the things, as each one is like giving birth, practically...and to have it trampled..... :(

Am eating Trader Joe's rice pudding....no wine....and gray's anatomy later - maybe that will help. :(


SUSIE

Diagnosed January 2006

"I like nonsense. It wakes up the brain cells." ~Dr. Seuss

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Oh Susan, I'm so sorry. :( I can just imagine how heartsick you are. Sounded beautiful. Good girl, stay away from the wine....pudding much better.


Andrea

Enterolab positive results only June 06:
Me HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0301; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2, 7)
Husband HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0302; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2,8)



The whole family has been soy free since February, gluten free since June 2006.

The whole family went back to a gluten diet October 2011.  We never had official testing done and I decided to give gluten a go again.  At this point I've decided to work on making some gluten free things again, though healthwise everyone seems to be fine.  The decision to add gluten back in was also made based on other things I'd read about the 2nd sequence of genes.  It is my belief that we had a gluten intolerance, but thanks to things I've learned here, I know more what to keep an eye on.  If you have a confirmed case of celiac, please don't go back to gluten, it's a lifelong lifestyle change.

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Susan that's awful!! I hope the framer is able to save it!

I'm in trouble....I was supposed to record Grey's Anatomy for my sister and I forgot :ph34r:

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I'm in trouble....I was supposed to record Grey's Anatomy for my sister and I forgot :ph34r:

Will someone tell me what happened so I can pretend I watched it? :rolleyes: I keep hearing something about Izzy's shocking surprise. What was it????? Soooo curious LOL


"Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food." - Hippocrates

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I'm not really into the show, I was just supposed to record it for her as she was out :unsure:

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Annie jumped into the car....and trampled on the painting.......

So sorry to hear of the disaster - after bringing it out, painting again and then wham - disaster strikes. Yikes!

Maybe its way of Annie saying - arent ya glad I'm feeling better? I think it wasnt that long ago when Annie was very sick. Get a slurpee kiss from her and be glad she didnt pee on it too!

If another story or 2 makes you feel better than here goes, real stories from my life as a tech:

Boxer ate the Christmas turkey - hubby had to bring it in cause he wasnt sure dog would make it to the vet alive if wife brought her...a big crowd to feed and no turkey. :blink:

Dog gets sprayed by skunk - dog runs into house and hides in bedroom......same bedroom as wedding dress to be worn by bride in 12 hours....... dog banished to kennel, dress hung outside while bride cries and wants to know if "skunk off" will get odour out. :o:o [skunk off is dog shampoo for moments like that]

I hope framer can save the day


Sandy

Type 1 diabetes - 1986

hypothyroid -1993

pernicious anemia

premature atrial beats

neuropathy

retinopathy

daughter is: age 15

central hypotonia and developmental delay

balance issues (rides an adult 3 wheel bike)

hypothyroid 1996

dermatographia - a form of angioedema 2002

celiac 2004 - by endoscopy

diagnosed Aspergers at age 7 - responded very well (HUGE difference) to gluten-free diet

recovered from Kawasaki (2003)

lactose intolerant - figured out in Oct/06

Gilberts syndrome (April/07)

allergy to stinging insects

scoliosis Jan 2008

nightshade intolerance - figured out April 2008

allergy to Sulfa antibiotics

son is 13

type 1 diabetic - 2003 diagnosed on his 9th birthday

celiac - 2004 by endoscopy

lactose intolerant - figured out Nov/06

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oh my god oh my god oh my god!!! :o:angry::o:angry::o:angry:

a dingo is going to DIE.....OMG....it's my fault....OMG......I have been working on a botanical painting, a watercolor of a foxglove from my own garden...years ago....just picked it up again to finish - the fact that I even WANT to paint again is a miracle in itself - it is glorious, if I do say so, and I have spent hundreds of hours on it - - it's the first botanical I've ever done wtihout use of photos for help - - JUST the specimen from garden, a real flower and nothing else......

SO I TOOK IT TO FRAMER TODAY......and....it was on the back seat of the car - before I knew it, my Annie jumped into the car....and trampled on the painting....... :(

oh heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeelp meeeeeeeeeeeee......I am heartsick and you know that feeling when you wish you could just REVERSE THE LAST THREE SECONDS..................... :o

so I almost threw up, was shaking, called the framer, told him what happened - - - they might be able to mount it - - - -

:(:(:(

so now I gotta take these naughty, naughty dingos on a walk, will be back for my glass of wine later........

:angry::angry::angry:

That sucks! I'm sorry to hear this :(

At least is wasn't this... http://www.great-dog-gift.com/images/baddog1.jpg

;)


Richard

"Not all who wander are lost" - J.R.R. Tolkien

Diagnosed 3/8/05

Sister also Celiac

Risus remedium optimum est

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Susan, I am so sorry about the painting. All of your hard work and artistic talent. Maybe now you are suppose to do an even greater painting. Just remember you love your dingos and she did not do it delibertly.

I want to know if the skunk smell came out of the wedding dress?

Richard, I love the puppy peeing on the laptop. They have new laptops that you can spill liquid on the keyboards and I think that puppy owner should get one - he, he.

I am sorry to inject a serious note, but I do not want to start a whole thread for just one question. I had blood drawn a couple of days ago to be rechecked for gluten. If I have been gluten-free for 2 1/2 years, what numbers should my anti-glidian (sp) numbers be? They retested because my neuro problems are kind of getting worse and I am wondering if I have been lax in the gluten-free department and don't know it. So, does anyone know what the number should be? Thanks. I won't know for a couple of weeks.


"Throw yourself a pity-party and you'll be the only guest." - Earlene Fowler

Diag. Celiac Disease by positive blood test 2/03/2004

Allergies - corn, soy, casein, egg whites and wheat

Morphia Scleroderma

Osteoarthritis

Hypothyroid and Hperthyroid

Essential Tremors

Asthma

Migraines

Fibromyalgia - diag. in 1978 when they called it Fibrositis

PAD Peripheral Artery Disease

Angina and Atrial Fibrillation

Gluten Ataxia

Vitiligo

Scoliosis of the spine (caused by malabsorption and it is horribly painful) This would be enough reason for someone to go gluten free.

Ocular Myastenia Gravis

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I don't know numbers, but I know that I am not the same person I was before I got sick, I'm sorry to say.

xxoo


Lisa

Gluten Free - August 15, 2004

"Not all who wander are lost" - JRR Tolkien

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I don't know numbers, but I know that I am not the same person I was before I got sick, I'm sorry to say.

xxoo

It's okay to not be the same person ... we are supposed to learn and grow from every trial life brings us ... look for the lesson in it ... what has being sick taught you? I may not be the same person, but overall I'm a better person than I was. I have realized that doing is not as important as being.


gluten-free 12/05

diagnosed with Lyme Disease 12/06

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It's okay to not be the same person ... we are supposed to learn and grow from every trial life brings us ... look for the lesson in it ... what has being sick taught you? I may not be the same person, but overall I'm a better person than I was. I have realized that doing is not as important as being.

Carla:

I understand what you are saying and 100% agree, but I was referring to neuro damage caused by malabsorption before and after my dx.


Lisa

Gluten Free - August 15, 2004

"Not all who wander are lost" - JRR Tolkien

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