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I Fell Off The Wagon!

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morning everyone, well i fell of the wagon yesterday and ate the oatmeal, choco chip cookie that the baby didnt want. so after a couple of hours i had a rash on the back of both my legs, and this morning my hands are itchy as well my toes are itch and a little swollen. sigh-trying to do this, im good most days but im sure every one here had their breaking moments once in a while in the begining to. anyone else get this swollen itchy toe thing? the rash is gone on my legs at least, plus my chin is tingly and itchy.

have a great day all!!


mom of 4 great kids - 2 diagnosed with autism and 2 typical kids (thank goodness)

all this started after my hysterectomy in March of 2006

G.F. since Feb 2007

Soy free since April 2007

Blood work was negatvie (after 2 weeks of being on the gluten-free diet)

entrolab results:

Antigliadin 9 (normal <10)

HLA-DQB1 Allele 1 - 0302

HLA-DQB2 Allele 2 - 0502

HLA-DQ 3,1 (subtype 8,5)

carrying one celiac gene and one gluten intolerant gene

nurse at entrolab figures i caught this early and dont eat gluten anymore

life is like a box of chocolates;sometimes you get stuck with the yukky coconut fillet one

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Well you can look at it this way, now you know for sure and for certain that you don't want to cheat again. The repercussions can be too severe. I hope this is all that happens, with me I would be tied to the bathroom 2 days later and ready to kill everyone in sight, or me. :D

Sometimes experience really is the best teacher. Hope you get over this quickly.

Courage does not always roar, sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying

"I will try again tommorrow" (Mary Anne Radmacher)

Diagnosed by Allergist with elimination diet and diagnosis confirmed by GI in 2002

Misdiagnoses for 15 years were IBS-D, ataxia, migraines, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, parathesias, arthritis, livedo reticularis, hairloss, premature menopause, osteoporosis, kidney damage, diverticulosis, prediabetes and ulcers, dermatitis herpeformis

All bold resoved or went into remission in time with proper diagnosis of Celiac November 2002

 Gene Test Aug 2007

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0303

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0303

Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 3,3 (Subtype 9,9)

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I fell off the wagon, early in my gluten free days. The after effects were so much worse than before I knew I had celiac. This is enough for me to not cheat. Its kinda of one of those live and learn lessons. Hope you feel better soon. By the way, my symptoms are also all GI related so I was miserble as well.

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

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


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:unsure::o I also hope that is the extent of your reaction. I also get a severe case of the hives as well as having to stick close to the bathroom. I have both Celiac disease and the Dermatitis thing going. I sure hope you start feeling better, maybe keep some gluten free goodies on hand. That way you won't be tempted to eat the other stuff. Judy :P

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I hope you're feeling better. :( The best way I found to keep temptation at bay is to keep a big stash of gluten-free goodies. There are always those days when you're just ticked at the whole situation. Massive amounts of chocolate can go a long way toward making yourself feel better.

The automatic mom thing can be hard to adjust out of too. I totally blanked out one day at ate the last few cheese crackers off my daughter's plate before I realized what I was doing - I was supposed to be eating gluten for testing, but wasn't planning on eating any that day.

I get a rash on the backs of my hands, and my scalp and the insides of my ears itch sometimes. The itching/pain goes away after a day or two, but the appearance of the rash doesn't go away for about three weeks or so.


The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

~Chinese Proverb

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I too fell off the wagon at first. Last March in Hawaii on a trip. I paid for it dearly.

I still have problems with traveling and eating at restaurants. It's bad enough that you get "gluten'd" inadvertently, and that happens often enough to keep me on the wagon all the time.

I get severe DH anywhere and everywhere. And the inside of my ears itch terribly.

Right now I have rash on my shins and ankles from picking at a meal on a plane. They didn't get my gluten-free meal order on time and it was a 7 hr flight. So they tried to give me something that would be gluten-free, but it was contaminated!

Then there's the "lunch out" problem. I TRY to steer people to a place I can trust but don't always succeed. They all LOVE pizza places and I have to eat potato chips for lunch at a pizza place.

Oh well. I'm itching right now from last weeks trip. The rash takes WEEKS to go away.


Diagnosed DH by Allergist via gluten-free Diet Success

Gluten-free since Dec 2005

Gluten-free works so why keep getting tests?

Neg skin biopsy & Neg bloodwork after gluten-free for 3 months

No Endoscopy - need to eat gluten for good test & won't do it

No other Allergies or major ailments!

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