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bakinghomesteader

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Well, I was doing so well. Until this weekend. :( My mom usually takes our family out to dinner on Friday nights. Well, I thought I did good, then she wanted to go Saturday for lunch, and THEN we went after church Sunday night. Oh my, I thought I chose the right things, but I feel awful. Bloated again and such. I am just upset with myself. I didn't want to inconvience anyone. Sunday, we went to Cracker Barrel and I think that is the only place I was ok. I had a BLT salad with no croutons. The other places should have been gluten free, but must not have been. I am just not eating out anymore. I hate it anyway. Never did like doing that. So what do I do when everyone else is eating and I'm hungry too. Do I bring my own? Is that proper?

Thanks

Bakinghomesteader


homeschooling mom to 12 yr old son

helpmeet to wonderful husband of 13 yrs

dx Myasthenia Gravis 1998

Official Celiac dx 6/2008

Gluten Free since 6/5/07 (with the exception of 6 weeks and any cc)

Positive Enterolab Result 8/23/07

Positive bloodwork 6/2/08 after eating gluten for 6 weeks

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I hate eating out too. It is so risky. I usually only eat out if they have a gluten free menu. If they don't, I just eat before we go - that way I am not hungry watching everybody else eat. Hope you feel better soon!


Lisa

"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page" -St. Augustine

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Either you eat beforehand, or bring something of your own. I always talk with the chef themselves or a manager, never just a waiter...and sometimes they are well up to date with cooking safely for me, in which case I can eat there, and if they can't guarantee a safe meal for me they usually don't have a problem with me eating my own snacks while the people I'm with order something.

But in the beginning of the diet, like you are, I would definitively give eating out a break. You need to figure the diet out for yourself before trying to explain it to other people, and your body needs time to heal.

Mostly I eat beforehand and then just have a cup of tea while the other eat. I like to talk everybody's ears off anyway so I'm happy when I don't have to shut up to chew. ;):lol::rolleyes:

Pauliina

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Thanks, everyone. I'm feeling a little better. I'm still pretty sleepy. My bloating has gone down some, too. I think I figured out some of it. I ordered a talapia and vegetable thing in parchment paper (which I thought was good since it was in it's own bag) But, I found out the seasoning on the fish had gluten in it, and it was covered.

I will be more careful, and give eating out a break for sure. Thanks

Bakinghomesteader

(a little disappointed in herself)


homeschooling mom to 12 yr old son

helpmeet to wonderful husband of 13 yrs

dx Myasthenia Gravis 1998

Official Celiac dx 6/2008

Gluten Free since 6/5/07 (with the exception of 6 weeks and any cc)

Positive Enterolab Result 8/23/07

Positive bloodwork 6/2/08 after eating gluten for 6 weeks

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it is hard. and eating out that often... the chances for contamination just keep coming at you. I hope you're feeling better soon.

but yes, either eat before, or bring something with you. keeping yourself healthy is ALWAYS appropriate. asking someone to eat poison is never appropriate.


Tiffany aka "Have I Mentioned Chocolate Lately?"

Inconclusive Blood Tests, Positive Dietary Results, No Endoscopy

G.F. - September 2003; C.F. - July 2004

Hiker, Yoga Teacher, Engineer, Painter, Be-er of Me

Bellevue, WA

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