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10 Good Things About Celiac

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10. No more adult acne :rolleyes:

9. NEVER have to eat anything I don't want....always have a good reason.

8. I really do love rice.

7. TINKYADA!!!!!

6. I've actually learned not only how to cook but I enjoy it.

5. No more ear infections :D

4. CHEBE!!!!!!!!

3. Namaste blondies with Enjoy Life chocolate chips

2. When I visit CA I can eat the fries at In and Out Burger

1. Crab is a naturally gluten-free food!


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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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so many things.....


Stephanie

Gluten free since October 05

son born severly premature due to

celiac

"True love stories never end" Richard Bach

"Did you ever stop thinking and forget to start again?" AA Milne

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you" AA Milne

Swimming Instructor #2 and Town Crier of Rachelville

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Forgive my ignorance, but what's CHEBE? What am I missing? Something good? :blink:

More good things:

-you know how to take care of yourself

-when you feel good, you really feel good and you appreciate feeling good!

-steak, wine and chocolate mousse are naturally gluten free

-having a place like this where you can vent, whine, complain, or share, help others and meet new people

:P


Dx'd with lymphocytic colitis 1/07

Dx'd by Enterolab 3/07--+IgA, +Ttg, DQ2 and DQ8

Dx'd celiac by Dr. Lewey 4/07--without +blood or biopsy

gluten-free 3/7/07

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Forgive my ignorance, but what's CHEBE? What am I missing? Something good? :blink:

Oh yes... Chebe is a company that makes bread, pizza crust and breadstick mixes. It's a gluten-free cheese bread.

Here's a link:http://www.chebe.com/


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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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Not being bedridden anymore (prior to diagnosis).

Not taking each day for granted.

Chebe.

Gluten free Pantry mixes.

Learning to mostly enjoy cooking. Everything tastes better.

Tinkiyada pasta.

I am very thankful to Patti for all of her help in teaching me how to bake some delicious things that even my gluten eating husband loves to eat.

The cyber friends I have made on this forum, that I would never have found except for my having Celiac disease.

Redbridge beer.

This disease told me how much my husband really loves me- what an awesome thing.


"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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1. We, as a family, eat much healthier!

2. I've relearned how to cook and LOVE it!

3. Food tastes so much better now. Maybe my taste buds were damaged or something.

4. Chocolate Thunder from Down Under

5. Outback Steakhouse

6. I've discovered Asian pears since being forced to eat more fruit. YUM!

7. I've learned that my husband will do anything to support me including changing his entire diet.

8. My pregnancy is going SO much easier this time since going gluten free.

9. Sheri L. Sanderson and Incredible Edible Gluten Free Food For Kids.

10. I've learned that my idol is not my mother, but actually Bette Hagman. LOL


~Angie~

Gluten free since May 2004

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Peoples complements that I look really good, because they didn't have the nerve to tell me how bad I DID look.

I can almost out-cook anyone in town.

No more back ache.

Lobster are still the most wonderful thing to eat.

VEGAS

The husband actually cleans up after himself and enjoys eating gluten free (except for his bread).

Eating much more healthy.

Not dining out saves money. Makes hubby happy.

Great to have people here who understand.

REDBRIDGE!


Lisa

Gluten Free - August 15, 2004

"Not all who wander are lost" - JRR Tolkien

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It wasn't all in my head!

My mother wasn't crazy, she was sick.

The next generation won't have to suffer as much.

My second child disappeared. :lol:

The wonderful supportive gluten-free community.


Me: GLUTEN-FREE 7/06, multiple food allergies, T2 DIABETES DX 8/08, LADA-Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults, Who knew food allergies could trigger an autoimmune attack on the pancreas?! 1/11 Re-DX T1 DM, pos. DQ2 Celiac gene test 9/11

Son: ADHD '06,

neg. CELIAC PANEL 5/07

ALLERGY: "positive" blood and skin tests to wheat, which triggers his eczema '08

ENTEROLAB testing: elevated Fecal Anti-tissue Transglutaminase IgA Dec. '08

Gluten-free-Feb. '09

other food allergies

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It wasn't all in my head!

My mother wasn't crazy, she was sick.

The next generation won't have to suffer as much.

My second child disappeared. :lol:

The wonderful supportive gluten-free community.

Those are all great- don't know where I would be today without this place.

Oh...thought of two more. If you say you have non-tropical sprue, you sound very exotic (my GI said she has a patient who will only refer to it as that because it sounds exotic) :lol:

And... Chopin potato vodka. I'm not a cheap date anymore!


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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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Eating much healthier.

Living much healther.

Getting back to basics.

Believing in myself.

Cooking IS very enjoyable and brings me and my kids together.

Getting rid of an abusive husband was much easier since he thought I was a hypochondriac!


Kim

Irritable Bowel Syndrome 1995

Candida Problems 1996

Low Thyroid 2001

Gluten Free 2002

Dairy Free 2007

Egg/Onion/Garlic Free 2007

SIBO (self diagnosed) 2007

SCD since October 2007 and starting to feel better than I have in years!

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If you say you have non-tropical sprue, you sound very exotic (my GI said she has a patient who will only refer to it as that because it sounds exotic) :lol:

And... Chopin potato vodka. I'm not a cheap date anymore!

:lol:


Me: GLUTEN-FREE 7/06, multiple food allergies, T2 DIABETES DX 8/08, LADA-Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults, Who knew food allergies could trigger an autoimmune attack on the pancreas?! 1/11 Re-DX T1 DM, pos. DQ2 Celiac gene test 9/11

Son: ADHD '06,

neg. CELIAC PANEL 5/07

ALLERGY: "positive" blood and skin tests to wheat, which triggers his eczema '08

ENTEROLAB testing: elevated Fecal Anti-tissue Transglutaminase IgA Dec. '08

Gluten-free-Feb. '09

other food allergies

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1. Redbridge will find it’s way to central Maine, or else I’ll get off my butt and use the beer brewing equipment that I’ve had for almost 6 months now. J

2. Ovaltine isn’t everything and there’s still chocolate and I might try to make my own phyllo dough one of these days.

3. Eating really good food that nature or myself has prepared. Cooking has actually gotten easier for me. Baking, maybe not so much, but it tastes so much better for the effort involved.

4. Eight years of the future…

5. Realizing that my g_d probably cares little if I ingest wheat and that I can commune spiritually in a fashion that’s not detrimental to my health.

6. Sustainable agriculture and the possibility of that becoming a world-wide phenomenon.

7. People not standing in line like they did twenty years ago for bread, although it could certainly get better.

8. Congress. :D

9. The hemp coalition. :D :D Pres. Jefferson bring clothes, fuel and food to you.

10. Knowing that I was born a certain way and then finding people who know what you’re talking about and have maybe tried that for themselves.

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-when you feel good, you really feel good and you appreciate feeling good!

!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Me: GLUTEN-FREE 7/06, multiple food allergies, T2 DIABETES DX 8/08, LADA-Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults, Who knew food allergies could trigger an autoimmune attack on the pancreas?! 1/11 Re-DX T1 DM, pos. DQ2 Celiac gene test 9/11

Son: ADHD '06,

neg. CELIAC PANEL 5/07

ALLERGY: "positive" blood and skin tests to wheat, which triggers his eczema '08

ENTEROLAB testing: elevated Fecal Anti-tissue Transglutaminase IgA Dec. '08

Gluten-free-Feb. '09

other food allergies

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-when you feel good, you really feel good and you appreciate feeling good!

Knowing how good "normal" actually feels.

Saving money by not buying all that expensive make-up to cover dark circles.

Now I totally deserve the most expensive chocolate!

Sleeping the whole night.


"But then, in all honesty, if scientists don't play god, who will?"

- James Watson

My sources are unreliable, but their information is fascinating.

- Ashleigh Brilliant

Leap, and the net will appear.

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Giving my dog a piece of gluten free bread and watching him literally spit it 5 feet across the room...priceless B)


John

positive blood tests 2/07

positive endoscopy 2/07

colonoscopy with benign polyps 2/07

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1) More Energy

2) Happiness

3) Not worrying I was dying

4) Not as stressed because I am not missing work

5) The Grainless Baker

6) My hair doesn't fall out anymore in chunks

7) I am not as b%$@#y

8) Healthier eating for sure

9) slowly learning to cook, enjoying it, and the end result is pretty good

10) Moving forward in life and not being stuck in the slump.

SO there are good things too :)


~~~~Gluten Free since 9/2004~~~~~~

Friends may come and go but Sillies are Forever!!!!!!!

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1. watching my kids sports

2. my hair is growing back in thicker

3. my nails are growing finally

4. able to stay up with the family after 6 pm

5. losing a few pounds

6. now knowing what was making me sick for years

7. dancing with my girls

8. less severe pms pain

9. not as moody

10. MORE FAMILY TIME not bathroom time

paula


gluten, casein and soy free

on low carb/low sugar diet

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Giving my dog a piece of gluten free bread and watching him literally spit it 5 feet across the room...priceless B)

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Sleeping good is priceless!

Goosey- You and I need to set up a lobster crab exchange program!


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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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The best Arpril Fool's Day joke ever:

My daughter pretending to eat "dried up dog poop" in the yard.... really it was Enjoy Life gluten-free Granola Cereal! She had her brothers soooo grossed out!!


Ruth

Diagnosed 3/03 (Positive Biopsy/Negative Blood Tests)

Daughter dx 12/03 (Positive biopsy/Positive blood tests);

Two sons (Negative blood tests); One on gluten-free diet (6/04) ... cured his persistent, severe headaches.

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Sleeping good is priceless!

Goosey- You and I need to set up a lobster crab exchange program!


Lisa

Gluten Free - August 15, 2004

"Not all who wander are lost" - JRR Tolkien

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Sleeping good is priceless!

Goosey- You and I need to set up a lobster crab exchange program!

"So let it be said, so let it be done."....Waters too cold for crabs now, summer is the time. We'll be in touch, you bet my bippy. (bippy, any one remember "Iaugh-In"). Goodness, I'm getting old. :blink:


Lisa

Gluten Free - August 15, 2004

"Not all who wander are lost" - JRR Tolkien

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"So let it be said, so let it be done."....Waters too cold for crabs now, summer is the time. We'll be in touch, you bet my bippy. (bippy, any one remember "Iaugh-In"). Goodness, I'm getting old. :blink:

Goosey :lol::lol::lol: (that made me crack up), I believe the correct term is...."YOU bet YOUR sweet bippy....." :lol: Is that why I'm so twisted, I watched Laugh-In all the time, as a very young child? :P


SUSIE

Diagnosed January 2006

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

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Goosey :lol::lol::lol: (that made me crack up), I believe the correct term is...."YOU bet YOUR sweet bippy....." :lol: Is that why I'm so twisted, I watched Laugh-In all the time, as a very young child? :P

Correct Susan, but you must have been young. Remember EdithAnnne, "My name is Edithhh Anne, and you're not." In the big rocking chair. She told you the "truthffff". I don't know why "Laugh-In" has not made a revival.

Of topic Be... back on it. You bet your sweet bippy!!!


Lisa

Gluten Free - August 15, 2004

"Not all who wander are lost" - JRR Tolkien

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Feeling alive again.

I second being able to eat whatever I want.

It taught me how to be assertive, and that yes, I DO deserve special treatment!

Not having to share my snacks, lol.

Getting my anemia under control, slowly but surely.

Knowing my body is healing.

Going hiking again because I have the energy to.

And I never would have discovered dark chocolate if I had not had celiac and not come here, LOL


~Savoring this new world of dark chocolate~

graves disease 1998

pos blood test sept 2006

pos biopsy oct 2006

gluten-free since oct 2006

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Correct Susan, but you must have been young. Remember EdithAnnne, "My name is Edithhh Anne, and you're not." In the big rocking chair. She told you the "truthffff". I don't know why "Laugh-In" has not made a revival.

Of topic Be... back on it. You bet your sweet bippy!!!

Ok, I'm seeing a correlation here, that's three former Laugh-In fans, and we all have celiacs.....

Very interesting( I loved Artie Johnson)


John

positive blood tests 2/07

positive endoscopy 2/07

colonoscopy with benign polyps 2/07

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