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I Have Food Intolerances

A pharmacological reaction to the chemicals in foods. 24 People

    It Gets Hard Sometimes

    Twenty years ago I was diagnosed with multiple food intolerances and over the years I've become sensitive to some of the foods I was using as a substitute, eg soy for dairy. The list is about 14 now. While I apprecriate the fact that my rather limited diet is very healthy...
    splash64 splash64 61-65, F Mar 11, 2010

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    It's getting harder and harder

    for me to have 'fun' these days. It was my birthday on Saturday and my family came over and we had a nice lunch with Turkish bread, dips, bbq'd kofta meatballs with green beans and this was followed up with a beautiful birthday cake made from a packet. I accompanied that with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 19, 2014

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    OUCH!

    I have about 16 food intolerances that are making my life a misery - painful lower GI, IBS, bloating, flatulence, you name it - I've got it!   Can anyone help please with some sort of 'antidote'  for this painful and depressing problem?   I take a large...
    cedricshrew cedricshrew 66-70 2 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    Egg Yolk  (Sight and Taste) Powdered Cheese  (Taste) Dorritos  (Smell and Taste) Funyuns  (Taste) Double Chocolate Swiss Cake Rolls  (Sight and Taste) Banana Bread  (Taste) Oatmeal  (Taste) Popcorn  (Smell...
    XCRevolution XCRevolution 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    I B S Sucks.

    Nearly all my food intolerances are IBS-related. I have a hard time eating red meat, pork, anything fried or fatty at all. I also am lactose intolerant. I really wish that I could go back to eating whatever I want like a normal person, but I know that's just never going to happen...
    AmericanLeanings AmericanLeanings 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 2, 2011

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    Now this group exemplifies me better than the -I Enjoy Food And Cooking- I enjoy food without having to cook it. Because, I don't really cook. Video Games combined with this is...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I had a weird dream last night, part of it involved a centipede touching a boy's finger, crawling among the food he was eating.There was also this lady who I think might have been...
    Catmagic101a Catmagic101a 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I had a weird dream last night, part of it involved a centipede touching a boy's finger, crawling among the food he was eating.There was also this lady who I think might have been...
    Catmagic101a Catmagic101a 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    If I ever go broke it will be for my love of fine food. When I travel I often base my trip around all the new and exciting things to try. A nice bottle of wine at a French...
    justadreamxo justadreamxo 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    So I went to McDonalds and got the delicious Big Mac with the special sauce and a large fries and soda with ice cream and a yummy milkshake. Then I went to Burger King and got two...
    SydneyFats SydneyFats 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I saw a travel article on an American news site that was introducing soy sauce as a Japanese invention. I scrolled down to the comment section and saw a Chinese person saying soy...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was young I became aroused when I noticed woman eating food and imagined it was me they sank their teeth in. I think there is something very erotic about seeing the...
    Rainaldorai Rainaldorai 26-30, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I love food...simple. I REALLY like Chinese, Italian, and Mexican. Ooo ooo and Hawaiian! Yum! I really spicy food though. Ever tried ghost peppers?
    AquamarineLove AquamarineLove 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been feeling like I've gained 1000lbs. Tmi (to those who can't handle periods) PMS cravings can be the worst on top of bloating. All I wanna do is eat junk food and sleep...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    The best food I've ever tasted was at Paula Dean's restaurant in Savannah, Georgia. Never tasted anything like her food. Oh so yummy.
    lilprincess09 lilprincess09 56-60, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Someone quoted this to me today: "When is a monster not a monster?" --"What you tame it." "No, when you love it."
    lollibrat lollibrat 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am just so frustrated and angry with myself right now. I have been trying to get to a normal weight and maintain it for YEARS and I just cannot seem to get there. I am stuck on a...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in high school. I'm about 200 pounds. I haven't been able to forgive my mom for initially causing my weight. However, the truth is, obesity...
    EndTheFatKid EndTheFatKid 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am 26 and I lost one of my front teeth. Guess what? Chipped right to the gum. Dentist said there was no hope, unless I have money to buy my way out of such a tragedy...
    myfungasm myfungasm 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just can't live a day without eating something spicy which is quite at odds with my younger self who used to run away at the sight of anything midly spicy! I think it was after...
    loneheart76 loneheart76 36-40, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Chapter 1My wife and I fed an outdoor cat that belonged to a neighbor but we fed her anyway. She was a big orange furball tabby that was very friendly. Just pet her once and she...
    HarvThemanThelegend HarvThemanThelegend 51-55, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm just absolutely floored on this one. I never heard of it before. I went in last Friday for a hysteroscopy (with biopsy) and the doctor at the last minute added a cystoscopy. He...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    I recently started to think that my problem may be a food addiction/ food obsession. During the last weekend I been having a lot of cravings to the point that I have stopped doing...
    CupcakeVenom CupcakeVenom 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Yep, it is no secret. I just love anything blaringly spicy. Along with cheese, chocolate and seafood I can never get enough of anything with peppers, spices or ginger in it...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Aug 18

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    For as long as I can remember, I have been using food as a means to cope with difficulties. That's why I was overweight even as a kid. Whenever I felt bad or my parents were angry...
    TheVisionBleak TheVisionBleak 26-30, F Aug 18

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    I am definitely losing the battle with food addiction. I eat way too much and not because I am hungry. In fact, I can't remember the last time I experienced real hunger. I just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18

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    Ever since i changed my ways of eating. I eat healthier now. Once i changed that, all i ever craved was junk food. For months!! Lately i havent really craved any of that stuff. I...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F Aug 17

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    I love to cook traditional food of my country . I make that all food in that pic
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 17

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    I used to love the starchy comfort foods , fresh breads , cheeses , and the odd takeaway , but now my eating habits , understanding of great heathy and amazing tasting food has...
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I would like to have someone to who I could exchange (online) letters with (because snail mail where I live is a problem). Someone I could freely and safely talk with and for this...
    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M Aug 16

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    I don't know where it comes from. Is it from me being skinny and having a low white blood cell count( I am not sexually active),Me eating the wrong foods, Me being isolated from...
    DissolvingExistence DissolvingExistence 16-17, M Aug 16

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    I got up this morning after eating my butter for breakfast and moooing so loud the house shook, I put on my work pants, I crawled to my huge bowl of slop I made nothing but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 16

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    When I tell people I am addicted to food, they often respond like this: "me too! I love food, love eating it, food is great" I can't exactly judge, but I doubt those people...
    DanaJuliana DanaJuliana 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I binge uncontrollably. I just have to eat. I am also so fat because of it. I hate myself. in the last 6 hours I've eaten a while bag of chips, one and a hal bar of chocolate, a...
    DanaJuliana DanaJuliana 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I have food derived EIA since 2002. It has progressively become worst. I have had several severe anaphylaxis episodes. It seems as I managed it well from 2003-2010. Then things...
    Mazzotti Mazzotti 41-45, F Aug 11

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    It's strange to explain. Some sort of an eating disorder maybe... When I was young, I was neglected and had to scrounge around to get food of any kind. Then when I was placed in...
    disneyalltheway disneyalltheway 18-21, F Aug 11

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    Here are some tips. This is long - I hope it helps somebody. Nothing i have found makes you feel completely better, but the point is to not be nutrient-deficient and dehydrated...
    Sptmbrmama Sptmbrmama 31-35, F Aug 10

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    Oh god yes I love food so much next to my other obvious love food is right there let's talk about food !!!
    LipsOfAnAngel89 LipsOfAnAngel89 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I love to eat food anything from hamburgers to chicken wings and anything in between but peanut butter
    eddie2448 eddie2448 26-30, M Aug 9

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