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bokani

706d

Went to Triple X today for a birthday lunch. Burgers do NOT agree with my stomach. Bummed. Still have half of this giant burger ๐Ÿ” left... ๐Ÿ˜”

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    • bokani

      672d

      @Bassfather ๐Ÿ˜ฅ

    • Bassfather

      672d

      Ooooffff. Learned this lesson the hard way. Ended up in the hospital for a week after eating a cheeseburger lol.

      • bokani

        672d

        @Bassfather ๐Ÿ˜ฅ

    • 1stMayflowers

      701d

      lol For once, an actually USEFUL ad!! Who would have guessed?

    • CoffeeAndDogs

      702d

      You are so welcome! I hate to have all these very specific areas of medical knowledge and treatments going to waste lol. So I'm glad to find someone to share some of them with! I think I saw this app as an ad too ironically enough. Feel free to message me anytime ๐Ÿ˜Š

    • 1stMayflowers

      702d

      I'm so glad I find this app. Apparently Google was spying on me, and a game ad suggested this app. I never download ad apps! But finding people like you who understand and have good suggestions is so wonderful! I actually really like some of the things you mentioned, so I'll have to try them. Thank you!

    • CoffeeAndDogs

      703d

      I feel you 100%. It is so frustrating that when you finally felt you were eating the most healthfully is when you became unwell. You already had done the overhaul to get to where you are now and to have to throw out all the years of knowledge and routine and do a complete overhaul again. It just isn't fair! I managed to find some work arounds for myself. I tolerate raw fruits without seeds or skins. Bananas, a few slices of peeled apple or skinless applesauce, melons, and stone fruit. I can also tolerate small amounts of other fruits of blended into a watery smoothie like a bit of blueberries or pineapple. Similar can go for vegetables also, things like squash and potatoes store a lot of fiber in the skins so removing them allowed me to still eat some. And cooking them for longer can help them be better digested as well. Things like asparagus tops and spinach I can tolerate well boiled or from canned. I also went a bit gaga for rice products like rice based breadcrumbs, rice crackers, rice noodles for variety. And also tried different types of white bread like pita, naan, sourdough, croissants, English muffins, tortillas for different flavors and textures.

    • 1stMayflowers

      703d

      I'm so frustrated to hear the conflicting info is common, though not surprised. My husband and a good friend who has been anxious to help have both used the phrase "trial and error". Yes. But, easy for them to say! A huge source of frustration for me in tying to think of things to try has been "healthy". Like, everything everywhere says to eat "healthy"...but it seems like EVERYTHING "healthy" equals as much fiber as they can pack in, which was 1 of the 2 main "no" groups. I almost died when they said not to eat whole grain bread (one of very few specific instructions). I grew up on white, and hated whole grain for most of my life. But when my babies were less than 6m, I had a huge upheaval in my life that caused so much stress I was having trouble eating. I was worried about giving the babies enough nutrition while also keeping enough for myself. So I cringed and got whole wheat. I discovered I actually really liked it. It had FLAVOR! I also eat WAAAY more sandwiches and even just toast than I ever used to. I felt so good about that. I eat more veggies than I used to, and occasional salads that I never would have touched the vast majority if my life. I've felt so good about that. And now...I keep seeing to avoid any raw fruit and veggies, and especially high fiber ones. It's like being slapped.

    • CoffeeAndDogs

      706d

      I love food so much. It was such a huge adjustment learning how to eat to help my body. I ended up giving up wheat, dairy, and red meat nearly entirely for about 18 months (I've been able to tolerate them back in my diet now in moderation). There were days when I would cry because I didn't know what to eat that would agree with me. It was a lot of trial and error but it spurred a love for nutritional science and deepened my love of cooking. I started trying all sorts of new things in the kitchen and it had brought me a lot of happiness. When I was first diagnosed, I would wind up in ER or hospital every 6-8 weeks from vomit induced dehydration. It's been 6 years now, it hasn't gone away but I understand it a lot better. I know how to manage my symptoms better and know my own body a lot better. It has been stable and I very rarely need emergent medical intervention. I hope my story can encourage you a bit ๐Ÿ’• Happy birthday!

      • 1stMayflowers

        705d

        @CoffeeAndDogs your story is encouraging to me. I'm not even a week into it, and kind of terrified. The ONLY things I have been able to think of to eat are the things I'm not supposed to eat...or am supposed to, but not supposed to. I got some very conflicting information.

        • CoffeeAndDogs

          703d

          @1stMayflowers Yesss! The conflicting info even from doctor to doctor can be maddening. Usually 50 things you can't eat but only like 10 that you can. Or give you a few recipes for some bland baby food. Sometimes it helped to look up two ingredients that I know I can tolerate by typing x and x recipes to try to get new ways to make food I could eat. It can be a huge learning curve and not really many people out there to help.

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