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I have been rooting through the kids halloween candy for things I can eat. I ate about three bite size milky way around 5:30 pm. today. I am sitting here at work and couldn't figure out why I am burping more than usual and feeling the heartburn coming on. DUH, I just realized milkyways are not gluten free that the nougat has barley malt in it! :o I hope it does not last too long, but like I said, that's what I get for raiding the kid's halloween candy. :P

http://www.milkywaybar.com/facts_faq.shtml


Me:
Celiac disease(positive blood work/biopsy- 10/2008), gluten free oat intolerent, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis/Disease, Raynaud's Disease


DS2(age 9):
celiac disease(positive IgA tTG, no biopsy- 11/2010)


DS1(age 13):
repeated negative bloodwork and negative EGD/biopsy. Started on a gluten free trial(8/2011). He has decided to stay gluten free due to all of the improvements he has experienced on the diet.

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Oh, that's a bummer! I hope you feel better soon! I was lucky that my son asked specifically for gluten-free candies as he went along. Someone gave him a Nestle Crunch, and he said (9 yrs old) "I can't eat this because it has gluten. May I have Starburst instead?" I was very proud of him, and didn't have to take away any of his candy.


Gluten free is not so bad! If you are new, hang it there, it gets easier!

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Woliki, you should be very proud of your son!

My kids aren't gluten-free. They were nice and offered me some of their gluten-free candy. I had assumed I couldn't have snickers (my favorite) when I started gluten-free. It's been a great Halloween, finding out I can safely eat snickers and 3 musketeers!

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-Dada

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Oh, that's a bummer! I hope you feel better soon! I was lucky that my son asked specifically for gluten-free candies as he went along. Someone gave him a Nestle Crunch, and he said (9 yrs old) "I can't eat this because it has gluten. May I have Starburst instead?" I was very proud of him, and didn't have to take away any of his candy.

Thanks. I just hope it does not shut me down for a week (I get constipated and bloated when glutened). :huh: I have done pretty good on not getting glutened. I have only been glutened twice this year. I'm not counting the reaction I had several months ago from gluten free oats. At least I know I react to those now too. I just can't believe I was that careless today. Oh well. ;) Sounds like your son has things down pat.


Me:
Celiac disease(positive blood work/biopsy- 10/2008), gluten free oat intolerent, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis/Disease, Raynaud's Disease


DS2(age 9):
celiac disease(positive IgA tTG, no biopsy- 11/2010)


DS1(age 13):
repeated negative bloodwork and negative EGD/biopsy. Started on a gluten free trial(8/2011). He has decided to stay gluten free due to all of the improvements he has experienced on the diet.

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You CAN eat the Milky Way Midnight. No barley.

richard

I could have sworn that Milky Way Midnights had gluten when I last checked the ingredients, too. Was I seeing things?


Gluten-Free since September 15, 2005.

Peanut-Free since July 2006.

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Sorry, I hope you feel better soon!

I ate about 20 mini Snickers this weekend since that was one of the things I knew was safe...but even though it is gluten-free, i should have stayed away....way too much - lol


Anne in Chicago

Pescatarian since 2005

Diagnosed by blood test February 2009, biopsy June 2009, at age 36

Gluten-free since 3.16.2009

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I got off easy this time. I think it was because I only ate the three mini ones and not a great big huge one. Heartburn went away the next day but the tummy rumbled until today. I think I'm already on the mend. Thanks for the support! Oh I don't really care for dark chocolate, so I don't eat the milkyway midnights. Snickers and butterfingers are the way to go if I want something totally junk food. :lol:


Me:
Celiac disease(positive blood work/biopsy- 10/2008), gluten free oat intolerent, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis/Disease, Raynaud's Disease


DS2(age 9):
celiac disease(positive IgA tTG, no biopsy- 11/2010)


DS1(age 13):
repeated negative bloodwork and negative EGD/biopsy. Started on a gluten free trial(8/2011). He has decided to stay gluten free due to all of the improvements he has experienced on the diet.

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I am so lucky there were no Heath Bars in my son's candy bucket. I'da been a goner for sure!


Gluten free is not so bad! If you are new, hang it there, it gets easier!

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I did the same thing. A full size Butterfingers. They are supposed to be gluten free, but I am still feeling it! I hope I manage to resist next Halloween!

I used to eat butterfingers all the time and never had any problems. Just goes to show you never know how you will react to some things.


Me:
Celiac disease(positive blood work/biopsy- 10/2008), gluten free oat intolerent, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis/Disease, Raynaud's Disease


DS2(age 9):
celiac disease(positive IgA tTG, no biopsy- 11/2010)


DS1(age 13):
repeated negative bloodwork and negative EGD/biopsy. Started on a gluten free trial(8/2011). He has decided to stay gluten free due to all of the improvements he has experienced on the diet.

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I have been rooting through the kids halloween candy for things I can eat. I ate about three bite size milky way around 5:30 pm. today. I am sitting here at work and couldn't figure out why I am burping more than usual and feeling the heartburn coming on. DUH, I just realized milkyways are not gluten free that the nougat has barley malt in it! :o I hope it does not last too long, but like I said, that's what I get for raiding the kid's halloween candy. :P

http://www.milkywaybar.com/facts_faq.shtml

I did the SAME exact thing -- only I knew Milky Way's have gluten -- but when I picked three candies from my gluten eating son's bag I was thinking snickers are gluten free and grabbed a milky way instead -- no wonder it tasted so good! Later that night I was bloated up like 8 months pregnant which hasn't happened since going gluten-free -- figured it out and boy did I feel stupid -- fortunately the effects were gone the next morning.


-Lisa

Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years

3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

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I used to eat butterfingers all the time and never had any problems. Just goes to show you never know how you will react to some things.

MilkyWay Midnight bars and Butterfinger bars are gluten free. Regular Milky Ways use a barley based nougat in their filling and the Midnight version uses vanilla.

Any reactions would not be gluten related.

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I used to eat butterfingers all the time and never had any problems. Just goes to show you never know how you will react to some things.

MilkyWay Midnight bars and Butterfinger bars are gluten free. Regular Milky Ways use a barley based nougat in their filling and the Midnight version uses vanilla.

Any reactions would not be gluten related.

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