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I glutened myself earlier in the week, I am still not sure how, maybe the christmas m and m's.

I am still under a year on going gluten free.

So tonight I gave my daughter some echinecea (sp?) The last time we bought some they were out of the kids formula, so I bought the regular and give her half the dose. Well tonight she was complaining of the taste, so I squirted some in my mouth to see if it was really that bad. It was, it tasted like alcohol.

I read the complete list of ingrediants and it contains 44 percent grain alcohol. I am thinking Great, I am giving my toddler alcohol, not winning the mommy of the year this year either.

Then it dawns on me, I tried some too.

*Bangs head on the wall . . . . .When will I EVER learn?

So for the 2nd time this week I will be miserable in about oh 12 -18 hours , just in time for my Bday.

*Bangs head on wall some more.

Thanks for letting me vent.

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Grain alcohol doesn't mean that its necessarily a wheat/rye/barley/oats issue....so let's keep our fingers crossed its not!

Every Celiac makes mistakes, just have to chalk it up to a lesson learned and keep trying the next day.

Happy almost birthday.

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Hmmm. Regular M&Ms are gluten-free - only the crispy kind aren't. And grain alcohol should be ok, too, due to the distillation. Although some very sensitive folks on this board have reported reacting.

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Hmmm. Regular M&Ms are gluten-free - only the crispy kind aren't. And grain alcohol should be ok, too, due to the distillation. Although some very sensitive folks on this board have reported reacting.

I had a really bad reaction last week to something and I am thinking that it may be the vitamins. Tomorrow I call every number on every bottle. I feel like I HAVE to take vitamins to compensate for all the nutrients that go straight through me!!! Since I was diagnosed eight years ago, I think that I have gotten worse. Or maybe it's because the whole world thinks that whole grains are SOOO good for you! and they sneak them in things that didn't used to have them.


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