I Am Living Gluten Free

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 197 People

    That's a lie. I'm trying,

    but I can't seem to do it. I forget how bad it is every time I see it.
    DairyFree DairyFree
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 24, 2014

    Liver Disease And Celiac

    As a long time technologist working in the laboratory I'm really surprised I don't remember learning anything about this condition in the past. The first time I recall hearing anything about it was 5 years ago in August of 2006. My older brother asked me if I knew anything about...
    titanis titanis
    51-55, M
    Sep 24, 2011

    New To This

    Okay, I've just started this Gluten Free diet and am wondering where are the best places to buy Gluten Free products that are not so freaking expensive? Is there a web site aside from shopping locally? I'm also looking for some good recipes too! Any information will be great...
    agathashelly agathashelly
    26-30, F
    5 Responses May 16, 2012

    Living Without Gluten

    My youngest son was diagnosed with celiac spru about 6 yrs ago. I also need to be gluten free. It has been a hard and long road these past few years. There is much more awareness now then even 6 yrs ago. So anyone who has celiac or needs to be gluten free knows how difficult...
    feebee feebee
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Mar 11, 2009

    My Ode Entitled Gluten Free

    Gluten Free I wish this Reality Was entirely Gluten free Cos it doesn’t agree with me It’s a waste product too Must be real cheap Compared to real food And it’s in everything Just get my appendix rumbling Food without; as good as nothing The food manufacturers too Must be...
    MAKETEANOTWAR MAKETEANOTWAR
    41-45, M
    Dec 22, 2012

    Actually I'm Not At The Moment ...

    Actually, I'm not gluten free at the moment, so I hope you don't mind me posting here. I have M.E. (mylagic encephalomyelitis). It can cause a plethora symptoms that are unpredictable, and often surprising. I noticed earlier this year that when I ate flapjack I felt extremely...
    BlueberryMunchkin BlueberryMunchkin
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 23, 2011

    Problems While G-free

    Hey Everyone, So I have been gluten-free well over a month. I have been really good with it, but in the end I realize that for me it seems to have been nothing but a burden. I am now constipated all the time. I feel lethargic and I don't have energy. When I ate gluten...
    paws444 paws444
    18-21
    5 Responses May 20, 2012

    Newly Diagnosed

    I'm not sure if the subject should be "Newly Self-Diagnosed". I've been in and out of doctor's offices for the past three months. I was blood tested for Celiac disease, but the results were negative. I have an endoscopy scheduled for Friday. I've read so much about Celiac and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 21, 2010

    Gluten Intolerant? Any Advice?

    Hello Everyone! I am a senior in college now, but the first time I really noticed something different was freshman year in high school. I one day looked at my stomach and it was not flat like I remembered. I immediately thought I was fat, though I was very slender everywhere else...
    paws444 paws444
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 9, 2012

    Gluten Free Beer???

    Hi Guys, Just wanted to know if you have any interest in a Gluten free Beer?
    Crewbrew Crewbrew
    22-25
    1 Response Aug 26, 2012

    Not By Choice

    My son started reacting to something last summer. Every night "my belly hurts". The doctors tested him for celiac and it came back negative. The allergy test came back positive for dairy allergy but negative for wheat allergy.Long story short, it has taken the better part of 6...
    lisa36 lisa36
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 27, 2012

    I removed gluten from my diet

    after being diagnosed with R.A. and not responding to the medications. I read an article published during the summer of last year where there was links found between the diagnosis of RA and gluten intolerance. I figured why not... They say that you will notice a difference over...
    Muruch Muruch
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 20, 2015

    Eat Gluten Free

    I  found the  best  cookies   MY  Dads Cookies   they are  awesome
    samflores samflores
    46-50, M
    Mar 21, 2012

    I was reading online

    that people who may have issues digesting gluten, may get rough patches on their arms and even some times on their back due to the body not digesting it properly. Has anyone ever dealt with this? Also, slight back acne?? Thanks
    LoveJennaXo LoveJennaXo
    26-30, F
    Nov 6, 2015

    Actually, I'm Working On It. . .

    I haven’t been my usual self lately. Low in energy. Getting a lot of bugs.  Waking up with headaches. And achy, especially in my joints. And my digestive system has been less than happy. I just thought I was having a bad winter, just getting sick a lot.    It wasn’t until...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    7 Responses Mar 25, 2011

    7 Years Before Diagnosis, 5 Since

    80% of what you considered food, no longer is. It is quite a disease...and quite a life changer. But I have learned soooo much about food, the medical establishment, the food industry. You simultaneoulsly need all your darkness and cynicism AND all your hope and faith to navigate...
    rojola rojola
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Aug 17, 2010

    Greetings! I've been gluten-free

    for about 15 months now. It's been quite a journey, let me tell you. At first, I almost drove myself insane trying to make sure I wasn't getting 'glutened'...reading labels, emailing and calling companies to ask about their products, searching the internet day and night for...
    Swofky Swofky
    61-65, F
    1 Response Dec 9, 2013

    Just Found Out Last January

    I've been gluten-free for about 8 months now. Most of the time, I'm greatful that I could make a change to make me feel better, but it's really, really hard sometimes. What I can eat is limited (I'm also doing without dairy now). Gluten-free products do not come cheap and don't...
    moijejoue moijejoue
    16-17
    4 Responses Aug 30, 2010

    The Important Difference

    I recently found out that a person who eats a certain food and has intestinal problems such as stomach aches and diarrhea have a food intolerance, not Allergy. A food allergy can take a day or two show symptoms and can be more complex. A lot of people think they just have sinus...
    Mulhollandrive Mulhollandrive
    26-30, F
    Aug 5, 2012

    English Toffee Recipe

    Here's something so simple and so indulgent. Sometimes, the best things are already gluten-free. :) 14 Tablespoons butter 1 cup sugar 2 Tablespoons cold water 1 cup toasted, chopped pecans 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Dash of salt 1 (6-ounce) bag chocolate chips...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 7, 2012

    My Story

    About 6 years ago I began getting chronic ear infection. The doctors gave me so many antibiotic both orally & topically. They never help, so I just deal with ear drainage till this day. Now I have many more symptoms constipation, a raw feeling in my colon area. I get a stinging...
    beckybn beckybn
    41-45
    Nov 3, 2011

    What a difference :) I'm finally not bloated

    anymore. Just feel so, much better.
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Sep 16, 2014

    Finally

    I was missed diagnosed more than 6 years till I went to a natural Dr in new York. I was then diagnosed with gluten sensitivity and needed to avoid corn, soy, dairy, and gluten. This explains my many emergency visits Finally. 28 prescriptions later and a book of medical bills I...
    1hershey2lexi 1hershey2lexi
    36-40
    Dec 23, 2012

    Is There Anything That Can Speed Along Gluten Withdrawal?

    Hi, I'm new to this whole topic. I was having bloating and indigestion very badly and I put my symptoms into a website where it tries to diagnose you by your symptoms, and celiac disease came up. I don't think I necessarily have that, but I decided to give up gluten about 2 weeks...
    LizIis LizIis
    61-65, F
    3 Responses Dec 9, 2009

    I have been on a gluten free diet

    for about three and a half months and so far have noticed no difference. I went on it because I've been tested for many diseases over the years and none have come up with any results. We decided to see if a gluten allergy was at the root of my problems. My constant nausea and...
    swill0192 swill0192
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2014

    New To Gluten Free

    I am new to gluten free...am officially on day 12 of no gluten.I began having symptoms beginning in August of 2010.  I had been working towards going vegetarian and subsequently increased my wheat consumption....thinking I was improving my health with veggies, fruit and whole...
    seagrape seagrape
    41-45
    4 Responses Mar 8, 2011

    Happy Gluten Free

    I have had intestinal and other allergic type problems off and on all my life. But they all got very hard to deal with some years back. Back pain, sinus congestion, depression, etc. I couldn't get a doctor to test me for food allergies and didn't know about celiac disease until i...
    jamalucy jamalucy
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2012

    Now Over 2 Years Gluten Free and Feeling Great!!!

    Several years ago I began feeling very sick all of the time. I had horrible stomach problems and would feel breathless a lot of the time. Doctors always thought it was anxiety, but I knew deep down something was not right. I always tried to eat healthy, having found out at around...
    beanette beanette
    22-25
    1 Response Dec 26, 2008

    Glutenfree Mobile App

    Hi, my company is currently releasing a mobile app for blackberries and iPhones called GlutenFree. I thought this would be great forum to get feedback on what people thought of it: It helps regulate your diet, create shopping lists, locates shopping centers, has recipes and...
    mothmon mothmon
    22-25
    Oct 16, 2009

    Gluten Free In Wellington..

    I have been a Celiac/Gluten Free for 27 years.It took a long time to get diagnosed.Probably five years.I those days there was practically nothing to eat in coffee bars and hardly anything in supermarkets.Today, so much has changed.There are heaps of recipe sites, blogs,etc.There...
    eklectikceliac eklectikceliac
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2011

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    I found out a month after my dad died. I took a blood test cause now my mom was super worried about everything and apparently I'm highly allergic to gluten fortunately my favorite...
    WhirlwindR WhirlwindR
    22-25, M
    Apr 21
    I saw the face of desire today. She came up to me and ask, "Will you now embrace me today?" I look up at her and smiled. I said, "Where the hell you've been?" She replied, "I...
    ProxyVox ProxyVox
    18-21, M
    Apr 21
    So many things I could free myself of but don't. Do I simply not do so because I am weak? Or is the excuse of procrastination be used because I am weak? I am weak yet not. You are...
    GrinchFairy GrinchFairy
    16-17
    Apr 20
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    gamesBOSS gamesBOSS
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
    Majority of Democrats Support Criminalizing Free Speech Breitbart News Network A new poll shows that a majority of Democrats want to limit free speech with laws that would...
    lov2smile lov2smile
    26-30, F
    Apr 16
    Learning about free balling I was in college when I first learned about free balling. We we all taking a break from our class and one guy said that he didn't wear underwear. It was...
    commandomarty commandomarty
    51-55, M
    Apr 16
    Yesterday I had class and I went freeballin in my trackies. I had the waistband sitting at the top of my junk so you could see my hair especially if i stretched my arms up. After...
    nakedboy1 nakedboy1
    18-21, M
    Apr 14
    Message me Need someone to talk ,really Bored ..!!!
    Panko03 Panko03
    26-30, M
    Apr 13
    I think tampons should be free or a least totally tax free But lady please don't wrap them in plastic wrap when used and throw them in the trash , bin , where possible dispose of...
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy
    36-40, M
    Apr 13
    which no one has the right to interfere with. I don't even believe sites ought to be able to have "rules" or moderation. it should be anything goes. the first amendment ought to...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    I feel like the dream realm is where it's at. I go to sleep, and I dream. When I'm dreaming there's no pain. No heartbreak. No drama. No flaws. In my dreams, I'm perfect and happy...
    Heroprincess2207 Heroprincess2207
    13-15, F
    Apr 11
    Parents, It cost nothing to cut you out my life & I love free ****.
    selina1986 selina1986
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    I like getting free stuff at fairs and social events.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 11
    I think people who do should remember why the **** they have a bedroom ..lazy turd
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    We finally got that cow hide rug from the tanners, its at the center of my living room!!!!
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    So it's nearing the end of day 2. I had an okay day today, I would feel sad for a while and then something would cheer me back up again, like the moth, the cute puppy named Jesse...
    dearonedaya dearonedaya
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    I just want to express who I am, be confident about it and enjoy my life without anyone questioning it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 11
    I have found a great apartment and so it begins...a new life.
    clmr33 clmr33
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    I know why the caged bird sings.. he sings for freedom.
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 10
    So im pretty much a bird locked up in a birdcage. My parents are kinda the type of parents that dont want their kid to get poisoned by the world and that bs. I've been saying I...
    GrinchFairy GrinchFairy
    16-17
    Apr 10
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    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    Ok so I needed to go toilet like really really bad so I went to the servo and I was like hi excuse me can I please use the toilet and he was like ummm I don't usually let anyone...
    dearonedaya dearonedaya
    22-25, F
    Apr 10
    So I'm charging my laptop at McDonald's now, and ummm I don't want to go back home actually I've decided! I'll have to sleep in the car tonight , if I can get any sleep at all...
    dearonedaya dearonedaya
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    DISCLAIMER: I am dramatic and deep, so if your dramatic and deep like me please read on. I know I've heard it said a million times that I am free, that we are free, but am I...
    dearonedaya dearonedaya
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 10
    I felt the need to say something about my spirituality and beliefs as it pertains to my life. Being raised Catholic there was quite a bit of guilt placed on me by the nuns at...
    nuwalker nuwalker
    66-70, M
    Apr 9
    Am I wrong for telling my boyfriend on the phone on how my mom treated me today? When she heard me crying and talking to my boyfriend, she got mad at me
    treasure1212 treasure1212
    16-17, F
    Apr 9
    I feel there's no one on earth that I can relate to. I been living on this planet for 25 years. i might be a jokester but I stay loyal to everyone I meet. I have had alot of haters...
    soul2squeez soul2squeez
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I would love for all women to be exposed for mens viewing pleasure. I also support touch, lick and pinch the nippple. Lets allow women to be the pleasure hole whorres they were...
    Deadcatt Deadcatt
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
    Yesterday I walked the beaches here for a few miles wearing only my Speedo. I really don't care what anyone might think as one, I am not in bad shape and two, I am in a thirty year...
    nuwalker nuwalker
    66-70, M
    1 Response Apr 8
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