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Hey everybody, I have been craving something from the pre-celiac days, (diagnosed two months ago) so I decided it wouldn't hurt to have a few glasses of Pepsi this week. I know it doesn't contain gluten but boy does it ever bother my stomoch. i don't remember it being bothersome before going gluten-free. Any ideas...I thought the gut would become less sensive after being gluten-free for a while.

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Yep Pepsi is gluten free but as was previosly said...the carbonation may have cause a problem.

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I used to be a Pepsi drinker but got off the cola's because basically they are empty calories. If I have one now I feel the caffeine rush and the carbonation effects the gastritis in my stomach.

Could you possibly have slight gastritis too?

Cleveland Bob :)

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Soy Intolerant August 2007......

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Hey Sidore:

I thought I had read somewhere that the coloring in orange soda was not ok? Let me know if that's not right.

Nostaglia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days!!!!

" 15 years of it's stress!"

"blood work show's a disease called celiac,

but it can't be that because it's rare!"

Diagnosed via blood and biopsy 2003

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Ha - your topic subject made me think of a song - "all I wanted was a Pepsi!"

Anyway, colas have a lot of acid in them (as mentioned before) and carbonation which upsets my stomach, too, now that I haven't been drinking diet Cokes for the past 3 years. I did have my first cola in years last week - Blue Sky Organic Cola - and thought it was great. Doesn't have the added acid, caffeine, high fructose corn syrup. Of course they were expensive and you won't find them if you're at a party or whatever, but if you really want a good cola taste, this has it.

I did have a minor upset stomach after the first one I had (on an empty stomach) but I've had two others with meals and was fine. I think it was the carbonation on an empty stomach.

Stephanie

Diagnosed by food challenge, 10/04

Gluten-free since 10/04

Gluten-sensitive genes: HLA-DQ 1,3 (Subtype 6,9)

Interstitial Cystitis, 7/07

Fibromyalgia, 6/11

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That made me laugh nini!

Nostaglia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days!!!!

" 15 years of it's stress!"

"blood work show's a disease called celiac,

but it can't be that because it's rare!"

Diagnosed via blood and biopsy 2003

Not a medical professional just a silly celiac

offering support, my

experience and advice

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Ha-ha Nini! I always laugh when I see your avitar - my best friend has total Cornholio fits from time to time and is the funniest thing to see ever.

I knew *someone* would know that reference... :)

Stephanie

Diagnosed by food challenge, 10/04

Gluten-free since 10/04

Gluten-sensitive genes: HLA-DQ 1,3 (Subtype 6,9)

Interstitial Cystitis, 7/07

Fibromyalgia, 6/11

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Yeah, it's *PERFECT* for a Celiac site! :)

Still cracks me up. I was at a party last summer and these two guys, one is 60 and the other is 65, were both acting out parts from the film which they'd recently just re-watched. Nothing more precious than a 60 year old saying "Are you threatening me???" and a 65 year old saying "settle down, Beavis!"

Stephanie

PS I'm still a misfit punk of sorts at almost 34... since I don't have kids, it keeps me young, too!

Diagnosed by food challenge, 10/04

Gluten-free since 10/04

Gluten-sensitive genes: HLA-DQ 1,3 (Subtype 6,9)

Interstitial Cystitis, 7/07

Fibromyalgia, 6/11

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Woo-hoo! that last post was my 100th post... :)

Stephanie

Diagnosed by food challenge, 10/04

Gluten-free since 10/04

Gluten-sensitive genes: HLA-DQ 1,3 (Subtype 6,9)

Interstitial Cystitis, 7/07

Fibromyalgia, 6/11

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After being low carb and gluten free I just can't stand to eat or drink anything that sweet anymore. Besides too much sugar will turn you into Cornholio so it is best to avoid it.

If all the world is indeed a stage and we are merely players then will someone give me the script because I have no f!@#$%^ clue as to what is going on!

What does not kill you makes you stronger.

Nobody cares about losers and quitters never win. If you fail with the cowards then what's the message you send?

Can't get it right, no matter what I do. Might as well be me and keep fu@$ing up for you. - Brian Thomas (Halloween, the greatest metal band ever!)

Ian Moore. Self diagnosed at 36 because the doctors were clueless.

Started low-carb diet early 2004, felt better but not totally gluten-free. Went 100% gluten-free early 2005 and life has never been better.

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Seeing a couple of 60 year olds doing Beavis and Butthead - yeah, Just means you never have to get old...

Ianm - wish I could say the low carb way of life killed the sweet tooth in me. Actually, since going gluten free I have been able to eat more carbs and have rebuilt my love of certain sweets. And tolerance, too, as for a while there I couldn't stand any amount of sweetness (except stevia). Somehow I avoid turning into Cornholio, though, maybe because I don't eat any processed sugars, just natural ones like in fruit, fruit juice, and occasional molassas and maple syrup (OK, those last two are processed to some degree but aren't the white granulated death powder...)

Oh, and to bring up something totally irrelevant, I used to be a big Marillion fan, too. Saw that in your "getting to know you" post...

Stephanie

Diagnosed by food challenge, 10/04

Gluten-free since 10/04

Gluten-sensitive genes: HLA-DQ 1,3 (Subtype 6,9)

Interstitial Cystitis, 7/07

Fibromyalgia, 6/11

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Uh-huh-huh-huh. Gluten Sucks! Uh-huh-huh.

Yeah! Heh-Heh-Heh. And Marillion Rules! Heh-Heh-Heh.

Actually Marillion is still around. They released a celiac disease last year that is probably one of their best ones :) .

If all the world is indeed a stage and we are merely players then will someone give me the script because I have no f!@#$%^ clue as to what is going on!

What does not kill you makes you stronger.

Nobody cares about losers and quitters never win. If you fail with the cowards then what's the message you send?

Can't get it right, no matter what I do. Might as well be me and keep fu@$ing up for you. - Brian Thomas (Halloween, the greatest metal band ever!)

Ian Moore. Self diagnosed at 36 because the doctors were clueless.

Started low-carb diet early 2004, felt better but not totally gluten-free. Went 100% gluten-free early 2005 and life has never been better.

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Really? I'll have to check it out. I listened to "Misplaced Childhood" a zillion times. And "The Thieving Magpie"...

Worst story - once I was driving someone around in my car (1992?) and listening to Marillion and this guy said (he was a musician) "Man, these guys would be good if they weren't so overproduced!" Grrrrrrrr!

Stephanie

Diagnosed by food challenge, 10/04

Gluten-free since 10/04

Gluten-sensitive genes: HLA-DQ 1,3 (Subtype 6,9)

Interstitial Cystitis, 7/07

Fibromyalgia, 6/11

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