• Ads by Google:
     




    Get email alerts Celiac.com E-Newsletter

    Ads by Google:



       Get email alertsCeliac.com E-Newsletter

  • Announcements

    • admin

      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

How Old Are You?
0

82 posts in this topic

Isn't she sweet! There goes that inheritance. :lol:

I was so stunned and flattered when my grand niece saw a pic of me from 20 years ago and pointed and said "hey, that's Auntie!"....I gave her my car. (she is 6)

Yes, she is sweet! And helped me clean yesterday...she needed more money to spend at the beach next week. tongue.gif

Out of the mouths of babes...your grand niece must be a sweetie, too. laugh.gif

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ads by Google:
Ads by Google:


Apparently I am 58. :blink:

(All this time I thought I was 28.)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Double nickles here. 5'1.5". 45.81 kg.

I never feel my age. I'm always 95 or 16 or 8. I like 8 best.laugh.giflaugh.giflaugh.gif

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I haven't seen any older folks pipe in yet.

(we're the young'ns ....right?? unsure.gif )

When I hit 40, I decided to start counting backwards, so.... I'm 25.

I'll take the honors at 68. Ooops, can't remember anything else. Something you young'ns can look forward to. :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've recently turned 30. Given than in my home country that's the highest grade you can get in college, I just say I've reached near perfection. From next year on, I'll just say 30 cum laude ;) People usually think I am 22 or so, though. And I personally feel like I'm still that age.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ads by Google:


For me...age is truly just a number.

When I turned 47 last May - I felt like a very ill 87 year old.

As 48 approaches - I'm feeling better than I did at 18.

Oh and I've always looked younger than I am - which has been both an advantage and disadvantage at different times. Now, I must say I am very pleased that I look much younger than many of my friends ;) Hubby is only two years older than me and folks think he is more like ten -- he hates it -- I love it.

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi

I'm 51 (had to work it out from date of birth as I make a point of not remembering) but I'm sure there is some mistake with it as I have never felt my age.

Kind of got stuck in 20's/30's and haven't moved on in my mind.

I mean, 51 ?????????????? that can't be right :ph34r: !

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi

I'm 51 (had to work it out from date of birth as I make a point of not remembering) but I'm sure there is some mistake with it as I have never felt my age.

Kind of got stuck in 20's/30's and haven't moved on in my mind.

I mean, 51 ?????????????? that can't be right :ph34r: !

:D

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

31 as of today ☺

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Happy birthday, Caselynn! Enjoy!! birthday-cake-candle.gif

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

31 as of today ☺������������ lol it's a celebration to me, feeling good and loving life, makes it all worth while! And I'm pretty excited for cake! Who doesn't get excited for flour less chocolate cake, heck, who needs a birthday to have cake, not me! ������������

birthday-dancer.gif enjoy!!!!! ....I LOVE flourless chocolate cake!! HBD, Caselynn!!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'll be 48 the 23rd of February. My body feels 90 but my mind feels 20.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I am roughly 15.5 stone, hard to tell precisely, the scale is broke! Made kind of a groaning sound last time I used it.

That's about 215 lbs.

6'1" or 185 CM

55 solar orbits for the Earth since I was spewed forth.

Four-eyed or wear glasses if you are not a grade schooler.

Haley's comet has passed us twice since I was breathing air, once on the way in and once on the way out.

http://www.metric-conversions.org/

I have 3 living sisters and two living brothers.

And a cat, Muffin. Meow! :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

After my mom turned 40, she always told people she was celebrating the anniversary of her 39th birthday.

I just celebrated the 9th anniversary of my 39th birthday.

Perhaps I'll switch to dog years . . . I'm almost 7.

I think along the same lines as your mom. I celebrate anniversaries too. In May I will be celebrating the 19th anniversary of my 29th birthday!

Oh my goodness, I've lost track of my age! I first put 20th anniversary then thought, no that makes me going on 49. Put in 18th, and that makes me turning 47.

LOL then I actually had to count the decades then use my fingers to add the additional years from my birth year to figure out what my age actually is! How sad is that? LOL

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think along the same lines as your mom. I celebrate anniversaries too. In May I will be celebrating the 19th anniversary of my 29th birthday!

Oh my goodness, I've lost track of my age! I first put 20th anniversary then thought, no that makes me going on 49. Put in 18th, and that makes me turning 47.

LOL then I actually had to count the decades then use my fingers to add the additional years from my birth year to figure out what my age actually is! How sad is that? LOL

I've had this exact conversation with myself - hubby has too and he doesn't have celi brain fog to blame ;)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just curious about the average age of the c.com users.

 

61 and proudly wearing purple!!! My DH is 11 years younger. Do I get to subtract that from my age since he's keeping alive and young?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'll take the honors at 68. Ooops, can't remember anything else. Something you young'ns can look forward to. :)

 

But you're so very young at heart!!!!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

31 as of today ☺ lol it's a celebration to me, feeling good and loving life, makes it all worth while! And I'm pretty excited for cake! Who doesn't get excited for flour less chocolate cake, heck, who needs a birthday to have cake, not me!

 

Belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

61 and proudly wearing purple!!! My DH is 11 years younger.

 

Loweee!!! I didn't know you were a cougar! ;)

 

Just turned 54 and proud of it. I have no problem telling my age, especially at work (high school). Gotta keep those high school boys in line. I was told by one recently that I look like a student (Just a little bragging, but at my age, I'm entitled) :P

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Loweee!!! I didn't know you were a cougar! ;)

 

Just turned 54 and proud of it. I have no problem telling my age, especially at work (high school). Gotta keep those high school boys in line. I was told by one recently that I look like a student (Just a little bragging, but at my age, I'm entitled) :P

 

Brag away! You are beautiful inside & out! BTW, 24 years ago it was considered "robbing the cradle." I like Cougar better!  :D

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'll be 48 the 23rd of February. My body feels 90 but my mind feels 20.

 

That's today! so, happy Birthday, Colleen!!!

 

birthday-dancer.gif

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just turned 26 last month.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That's today! so, happy Birthday, Colleen!!!

 

birthday-dancer.gif

Thanks IH, spent the day on the beach while hubs fished, perfect.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks IH, spent the day on the beach while hubs fished, perfect.

Happy Birthday Colleen!

Belated wishes that this year is filled with joy - sent from a beautiful beach in Santa Barbara :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      106,783
    • Total Posts
      932,388
  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      64,258
    • Most Online
      3,093

    Newest Member
    Avril Perridge
    Joined
  • Popular Now

  • Topics

  • Posts

    • Yeah. I went off gluten, doing Whole30 for 2 months. Then found out it was a mistake. Oops. So, I'm back on gluten and have a GI appointment at the end of June. 3 weeks so far. :/  It is easier than it was at first. I had a headache for 2 weeks straight. Thankfully that has passed. My symptoms are more constant and dull now instead of extreme. How much gluten are you eating? I started at just 1 slice of bread, but have been trying to up it, since Google seems to be mixed on how much is necessary. 
    • Thank you, again, for the support and help! The suggestion of sleep and lots of water and discussion the next day seemed to help a lot. 
    • ironictruth, I think you are so early in your diagnosis that most test don't account for so early a diagnosis. see this thread started by you and GFinDC conclusion at the end of the thread not sure how to quote from multiple threads. Here is what GFinDC thought the study meant and I agree. Posted March 7 "It seems like another way to look at the positive DGP and negative biopsy is that DGP could be an early indicator of celiac disease.  Perhaps before much intestinal damage shows up." Here is another thread that talks about what is happening to you I believe with so many test's we often can't clearly make out what is happening often. see this link embedded in the the post as linked by squirmingitch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27352981 on the topic of  "Seronegative celiac disease: Shedding light on an obscure clinical entity." and might be what you are experiencing from your test results. But I want to say why while you so want it to be "Celiac" and not the "C" word I think Pellagra should be considered as a differential diagnosis. I say this and repeat it to those who will listen.  Niacinamide helped me. This article on celiac.com explains why this might be so https://www.celiac.com/articles/24658/1/A-Differential-Diagnosis-How-Pellagra-Can-be-Confused-with-Celiac-Disease/Page1.html and if taking a b-complex 2 to 3 a day (and Niacinamide) for a couple months greatly alleviates many of your GI problems then you also  have had pellagra co-morbid and the doctor's don't recognize it in a clinical setting today .  . .  mainly because they don't know to look for it any more today. I wrote about how to take niacinamide in my blog post about this topic so I wouldn't have to retype it several times. I want to quote from the discussions section the heart of most good research from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition research article linked in my posterboy blog thread about how to take niacinamide and why you would want too Faq. poster here again for those who want to do the deep research from their discussion section. http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/85/1/218.full "Random spot urine sampling, together with the measurement of 1-MN and 2-PYR concentrations, has been suggested as an alternative because it avoids these issues and would provide a guide to status (22). However, the ratio of these metabolites has been shown to vary according to the time after the last meal because they are sequential intermediates on the same catabolic pathway (21). This makes the ratio an intrinsically unstable variable for use in population surveys; in the present study we chose to use cutoffs previously established for the excretion of individual metabolites expressed relative to creatinine. The subjects whose excretion fell below the established cutoffs for either metabolite were considered to be deficient." A little technical but essentially we soo need b-vitamins that even if you have a test for low vitamin b-3 the amount of the b-3 in your meal (f you have not fasted before the test) can cause us to test in a low normal range thus making taking of the b-vitamin a self test of cause and effect. Did you get better after taking Niacinamide then if taking Niacinamide helped your GI problems you were low in Niacinamide. This is typically a 24 hour test and most people don't fast 24 hours before going to the doctor and will often fail this test since our body has absorbed enough from our food to help us pass the thresh hold set at the minimum level. Here is why it is good to take a b-complex with Niacin/niacinamide because it interacts with other nutrients. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3804611/ including b-6 which is one of the metabolites measured to determine a pellagra diagnosis. see this mdguidelines link that summarizes this well. http://www.mdguidelines.com/pellagra where they say  quoting there treatment section "Treatment consists of high oral doses of niacinamide, a form of niacin. Usually, supplements of other B-vitamins are also given because many individuals with pellagra also have low levels of B1, B2, B6, and pantothenic acid." and possibly Zinc if the other research is correct. ***** this is not medical advice just my research on the topic and experience with taking Niacinamide to treat many of my GI problems. Prousky wrote about this 15+ years ago and still people are not aware of this fact that Niacinamide treats digestive problems. http://www.yourhealthbase.com/database/niacin-treats-digestive-problems.htm and if they are are aware of it are they are slow to accept that a vitamin could help with their GI problems. the gluten free works site also has a great article on this topic. http://glutenfreeworks.com/blog/2010/06/23/niacin-vitamin-b3-deficiency-in-celiac-disease/ while it is recognized that celiac's have many of these deficiency it is not well accepted/understood today low Niacinamide alone can treat many GI problems though the research is 15+ years old .  . . still people suffer. I don't want you to have pellagra or celiac but I want you to be aware there is a another valid differential diagnosis that can make sense for many people seeking to be diagnosed as a celaic disease patient. because people with pellagra often get better very quickly it is worth a try or least some of your time to research it some more. ***again this not medical advice.  Please check with your doctor about this possibility but don't be surprised if he doesn't know much about pellagra and probably less than he does about celiac disease. Dr. Heaney talks about why this is today on his blog about the 4 D's of Pellagra and why doctor's don't recognize it today in a clinical setting. http://blogs.creighton.edu/heaney/2013/11/18/pellagra-and-the-four-ds/ good luck on your continued journey. 2 Timothy 2: 7 “Consider what I say; and the Lord give thee understanding in all things” this included. posterboy by the grace of God,
    • You should probably have your doctor run a full blood panel for celiac if you want to be tested right, followed by a endoscope and biopsy. The blood test can give false negatives, and you have to be eating gluten for at least 12 weeks daily for the test. On the ferritin levels, mine was consistently 1-3 on every test even with 2x the normal dose of iron. I found I had to take it with vitamins C supplements to boost it a bit along with managing a few other nutrients that work in combination with it. Seems mine is in part due to constant intestinal inflammation caused by my UC and bleeding ulcers.
    • Hi, I am looking for a functional medicine doctor in the Chicago area?  Any recommendations?  I have never been to one.  I have celiac disease and ulcerative colitis.  What should I expect from a functional medicine doctor?
  • Upcoming Events