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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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As you guys know, i've been sick with a virus/flu whatever you wanna call it.

Well today, i decided to eat an apple (bought at the food place on campus, i then washed it like mad) with peanutbutter and honey. I'm all good and fine with that. Then i decided to drink one of the little milk cartons i picked up with it. yeah... not such a good idea.

I should mention right now i ate some sweet potato last night and well, lets say, it didn't turn out well (bad belly ache). I was fine with the rice and a little butter that i had with it (ate that again this morning, no issue, without the butter).

I just got hit with a major "D" type bathroom trip. Yet, for the past two days i've had major "C" (normal after i have a day or two of "D"). It had undigested sweet potato in it as well.

So, whats going on? Is it the sweet potato? The virus/flu? Something else?

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Too hard to tell. New dairy problem, glutening instead of the flu, the flu is worse, the milk carton had gluten on it, etc.

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I would say that if you had a stomach virus, your guts are messed up. Those things can get you off whack for awhile. I make the boys eat yogurt ( probiotic) for a few days until it evens out.

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You're probably not over the flu/stomach bug yet.

Dairy Milk ? Uh, maybe.... not yet. Milk with lactose and honey with fructose and your gut just said, not happy with that. Can you do yogurt, to replenish your gut bacteria, after giving it a rest ?

I was couchbound with some sort of virus over Christmas, fortunately never got sick to my stomach/gut because my instincts are to not eat anything weird when that happens, but it totally zapped me out of all energy for 4 days. I just told my over hyped immune system to "sic it" and it progressed really quickly. I could tell it was a virus because of how I felt the day before it started.... unusually flexible, to the point where I noticed it when exercising easily, which means my immune system is prepping up to go after a foreign invader, instead of my joints. Then, the next day, I started to ache a little, got dizzy, and started to sniffle and then it went to my inner ears :ph34r: and I thought, oh well, glad I didn't have anything really planned for the holidays. For the New Year's thing I just took a bottle of my own low sugar agave sweetened soda and a baggie of nuts to munch on. Everybody thinks I have self control - yeah, but combine my known sensitivities with the fear of a latent flu reaction, and you have MOTIVATION. :lol:

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Yeah, i'm pretty sure now that its the flu bug thing. :/

I don't have any yogert at the moment, but i'll probably pick some up at the store when i go. :)

I had some plain jane stuff for dinner. So far its kept down.

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