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I'm actually Bev's husband (nobody tell her)

As for not being a Celiac...do I need to change my Avatar back to flaming *ssman?

oh you are Bev's long-lost sibling AND you're married to her? well that is really scary and shouldn't you be living in Appalachia? :D

now STOP WRITING FUNNY THINGS and distracting me because I"ve got sod to lay and none of those miscreant men have shown up that Richard allegedly sent. harumph! :angry::lol:


SUSIE

Diagnosed January 2006

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

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Whatever was wrong with that counsellor for not bringing it up? How did they ever get their certificate? That is number one in counselling because money problems never out rank bowel movements. Blasphemy I tell you.

I'm not sure that Presbyterian ministers are allowed to say poop. I know that Baptists can't. :P (no hate mail from any Baptists in the audience please)

oh you are Bev's long-lost sibling AND you're married to her? well that is really scary and shouldn't you be living in Appalachia? :D

now STOP WRITING FUNNY THINGS and distracting me because I"ve got sod to lay and none of those miscreant men have shown up that Richard allegedly sent. harumph! :angry::lol:

Bums!

dad and I will be right over

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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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Sounds like Alan had a nice birthday--what did you all do to celebrate?

Patti,We just had some family over- nothing big. Everyone made an effort though by bringing a G.F (highly expensive) goodies too. :)

Nikki - I don't even think I"ve acknowledged the fact that your son is Celiac!! Wow! I don't know what to say here ....is it congratulations, or, I'm sorry? :huh: But the cake looks really good! Oh, and I am not sure about this either, but did something happen to your kitty?

Susan, I think it would be congrats for my son ! (mixed with a slight wistful feeling for all the 'normal' foods he will never have again <_< )

My kitty is holding on-but on borrowed time. The vet discovered he has a heart condition and is in heart failure....but he's comfortable and living out his twilight years in extreme luxury of fine bedding and food!!

Hope you have satisfied your 'what would happen?...' urges and normal sensibility has resumed :rolleyes::)

Nikki- Cake gorgeous! Send piece stat!

Bev,not sure said cake would travel too well as it tends to..um..disintigrate into a thousand pieces when touched by human hand :lol: (why does G.F cake and bread do that?)

My sister and I brawled also. One time she got her braces hooked on a the couch and couldn't get loose! :P I seem to remember getting in a heap of trouble for that :ph34r:

:lol::lol: Richard, that reminds me of a fight me and my brother got into where I lost a tooth.

My brother rammed my head onto the dining room table (it was wood) and as I lifted my head my tooth remained stuck in the table without it's owner!

Boy was he in trouble- and I milked it for all it was worth (it didn't actually hurt as the tooth was loose anyway, but I never told him that! :lol: )


It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required - Sir Winston Churchill

Nikki

Son diagnosed with Coeliac Disease Oct 2006 by biopsy (at age 13yrs)

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Bev,not sure said cake would travel too well as it tends to..um..disintigrate into a thousand pieces when touched by human hand :lol: (why does G.F cake and bread do that?)

:lol: So true Nikki

And yet we scarf it all up, so excited just to have bread, or cake, or rolls! It's the gluten-free mentality, we think, "who cares if it fall apart, crumbling into a million tiny pieces, as long as it tastes good....."

:lol:

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One time she got her braces hooked on a the couch and couldn't get loose! :P

Oh no, I'll have to remember that one ... how would I explain it to the kids?!


gluten-free 12/05

diagnosed with Lyme Disease 12/06

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Oh no, I'll have to remember that one ... how would I explain it to the kids?!

You still brawl with your siblings? :P


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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WHO doesn't like to talk about POOP????? :lol::P:lol:

My husband would be on that particular list.

You still brawl with your siblings? :P

LOL, no, I was implying something else. :ph34r: My sisters won't even speak to me.


gluten-free 12/05

diagnosed with Lyme Disease 12/06

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LOL, no, I was implying something else. :ph34r:

On the couch! :blink::o


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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Um, not now that the kids are older :rolleyes:

:lol::lol::lol:


Patti

"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"

"When people show you who they are, believe them"--Maya Angelou

"Bloom where you are planted"--Bev

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Oh, no ... I totally forgot that MORGAN reads this thread!!!!! :o:ph34r:

She'll probably sit in the recliner the next time she's home! :P


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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She'll probably sit in the recliner the next time she's home! :P

ROFL Our old couch has retired .... plus, I said I was just insinuating ;) I just couldn't think of how else my braces could get stuck on the couch!!


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diagnosed with Lyme Disease 12/06

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ROFL Our old couch has retired .... plus, I said I was just insinuating ;) I just couldn't think of how else my braces could get stuck on the couch!!

Sounds like CYA to me!


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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Sorry to break up all the fun and hilarity, but I just came from a doctor's appointment and am supremely frustrated. I had surgery (to repair a hernia and torn muscle) 5 weeks ago and still am not anywhere near 100%. She told me I still have to be on lifting restriction (very hard, since I'm a PE teacher) and to take it easy. I have 4 kids, work 2-1/2 days a week, have a puppy to take care of and I usually go walking, running or bike riding almost every day. I'm SICK, SICK, SICK of taking it easy. I want to be better NOW! My older brother, who's overweight (way more than I am), doesn't ever exercise, and eats garbage had a similar surgery and was fine like 2 weeks later.

So, I went to Trader Joe's on the way home, saw "Dark chocolate covered cherries" and bought a carton. I don't usually eat much sugar, but I ate about a quarter of them without even looking at the ingredients. I still haven't looked - too late now anyway. It's probably just the sugar, but I have a whopper of a stomach ache and am now even more frustrated. And now I'll probably gain another pound because weight sticks to me when I just smell food and when I can't exercise I start to balloon.

Okay, thanks for letting me vent. Feel free to go on with fun and joking.


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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Liz, sorry you're down ... it sucks, and it's not fair. The whole thing. The celiac, and everything else you're dealing with. The stomach ache isn't fair either. Oh, man, I'd LOVE a piece of chocolate!!!!!!


gluten-free 12/05

diagnosed with Lyme Disease 12/06

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Nikki,

That cake looks real good, glad it tasted good as well.

Hi to everyone else. I forget if I wanted to say anything about anything. One of THOSE days again with my daughter.


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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Sounds like CYA to me!

Not as much as you would think. Does look that way. Once Adam said something, I kicked him out of bed. Morgan was sleeping in the room below us and scolded me about it in the morning!!! :o:blink::ph34r: I told her it was nothing, I kicked him onto the floor, that was it!!! She thought it was a CYA statement ... she'll always think it was ...


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Sorry to break up all the fun and hilarity, but I just came from a doctor's appointment and am supremely frustrated. I had surgery (to repair a hernia and torn muscle) 5 weeks ago and still am not anywhere near 100%. She told me I still have to be on lifting restriction (very hard, since I'm a PE teacher) and to take it easy. I have 4 kids, work 2-1/2 days a week, have a puppy to take care of and I usually go walking, running or bike riding almost every day. I'm SICK, SICK, SICK of taking it easy. I want to be better NOW! My older brother, who's overweight (way more than I am), doesn't ever exercise, and eats garbage had a similar surgery and was fine like 2 weeks later.

So, I went to Trader Joe's on the way home, saw "Dark chocolate covered cherries" and bought a carton. I don't usually eat much sugar, but I ate about a quarter of them without even looking at the ingredients. I still haven't looked - too late now anyway. It's probably just the sugar, but I have a whopper of a stomach ache and am now even more frustrated. And now I'll probably gain another pound because weight sticks to me when I just smell food and when I can't exercise I start to balloon.

Okay, thanks for letting me vent. Feel free to go on with fun and joking.

Hernia's suck. Sorry you're still having to take it easy.

I think we should all take a minute in the happy-helmet.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFJtDHoYkIw...%20and%20stimpy

:)


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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Hernia's suck. Sorry you're still having to take it easy.

I think we should all take aminute in the happy-helmet.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFJtDHoYkIw...%20and%20stimpy

:)

That was a nice break from helping my daughter with math. She liked it, too. Thank goodness it was clean!!! See Andrea, doesn't really matter if you home school or not, you still spend a couple hours a day sitting and doing school work with the kids.


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Lonewolf - sorry about the hernia :(

My friends hubby had his done a couple of months ago and it's popped (ouch!) and so has to have it done again.I know how much it got him down.

...Hope you tried the 'happy helmet'

:D:D My son in particular loved it!!! :lol:

Andrea - all the cake is gone now so it was a hit!!!

I love your childhood kitty!!


It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required - Sir Winston Churchill

Nikki

Son diagnosed with Coeliac Disease Oct 2006 by biopsy (at age 13yrs)

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Serious question for you all.

Anybody know anything about bladder/kidney infections? :( I ask because Olivia, my 4 yo, ran a pretty good fever last night(gone this A.M.), wet herself on the way to the bathroom (he has been potty trained for a looong time) and she has been saying "my hips hurt" (and pointing to a spot about 1/2 way between armpits and hips on her side). She hasn't complained of any discomfort when urinating, and her pee looked ok (not cloudy or dark) this A.M., no itching or anything like that. We are going to the doctor's this A.M., but I was wondering if anybody insight or suggestions.

Thanks - the serious goofball :)


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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Well, in my experience, if was a UTI (urinary tract infection), it would really hurt/sting for her to pee. Where she point to in regards to the pain is important. Is it both sides? Front or back?

Karen


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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Well, in my experience, if was a UTI (urinary tract infection), it would really hurt/sting for her to pee. Where she point to in regards to the pain is important. Is it both sides? Front or back?

Karen

both sides, right about the 2nd-3rd rib from bottom :huh:


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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Are her bm's okay? If it was bladder, as I said, usually it would really sting to go pee. Kidneys usually hurt more along the back than the front.

Karen


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."

Unknown

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