I took a risk today and regretted it. Since I was short on time for lunch, I went to the convenient shop in my building and bought a pre-made Italian cold-cut. So not freshly made, full of preservatives, and definitely not gluten-free. Within 20 minutes of consuming the sandwich, I became severely bloated and my stomach … Continue reading Why is eating so hard?!?!?!
In the past couple of weeks I have basically been eating the same things so I will only list my newest additions. Drinks - I realized I have never mentioned what I drink since starting this diet. I have tried to eliminate soda and juice cocktails from my diet, but of course it's easier said than done. … Continue reading FODMAP diet weeks 5 & 6 . . .
Thanks to this FODMAP diet or just overall feeling better because I enjoy eating again! However, there have been days where I have eaten too much (prednisone!) and have had a similar experience like the kid in the video below. Thank goodness for benefiber! 🙂 Enjoy!
I added a couple of items to my breakfast routine. Eating a banana, steel-cut oats, and a boiled egg everyday gets boring. I found the below items that are all gluten-free, wheat, dairy, and soy free. Also,"So Coconut milk" is my jam, haven't had any issues with it. Apologies for the quality of the … Continue reading FODMAP Diet Week 3 – My recipes . . .
FODMAP Diet week 2 was a little easier. I decided to be adventurous by making a shrimp, bacon, and tomato based pasta. It came out sooo well, I had to pat myself on the back. This was the first pasta dish I have had in 6 months, and it did not irritate my stomach at all. No … Continue reading FODMAP Diet Week 2- My recipes . . .
I went grocery shopping yesterday and was so excited when I found the gluten-free section. Unfortunately, because it's gluten-free does not mean it is FODMAP friendly. I have discovered that soy, onion, and garlic is in EVERYTHING!! Did you know soy is in kool-aid packets? I could not believe it! And yes I have removed kool-aid from my … Continue reading FODMAP struggle . . .
I met with the nutritionist yesterday and I thought she was great. She looked over my medical history, asked a lot of questions and even suggested ways to reduce my stress in addition to a new diet. When we were discussing my recent bloating, she stated it could be a result of the iron pills I've … Continue reading FODMAP Diet . . . .
Having GERD and IBD, and my recent hospital stay, the sight of alcohol makes my stomach hurt 😦 For those of you celebrating Cinco de Mayo have a margarita for me! 🙂
As some symptoms went away, I've gained a new one . . sighs . . Ladies have you ever been severely bloated where it looks like you're pregnant? I first noticed it at work yesterday. I knew I wasn't feeling well because my stomach was making a lot of noise and I was belching a lot. As … Continue reading Bloated . . . . 😦