I can eat anything! . . . . :(

Lies . . . Lies . .. the Lies I tell! After a very stressful week the new boss took me and my coworker out to lunch last Friday. I was asked by both where do you want to eat, I just said it doesn't matter. Since I work in a very corporate and fancy area … Continue reading I can eat anything! . . . . 😦

I have missed drinking . . .

This past week has been a true test for my body because I'm totally torturing it  . . . ever since I landed back in DC last Sunday evening and went to work the next day, I have barely rested. Wednesday night I once again fell asleep in my work clothes, but I got a … Continue reading I have missed drinking . . .

You gotta laugh – Thanksgiving :)

I've learned that Thanksgiving is no longer an enjoyable holiday, its such a scary day for people with IBD. I still ate everything in sight and totally regretted it, but it's Thanksgiving, everyone suffers on this day right? lol Did anyone have an IBD friendly Thanksgiving? Would you be willing to share your reciepes?  Might … Continue reading You gotta laugh – Thanksgiving 🙂

Why is eating so hard?!?!?!

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?!?!?!

FODMAP Diet challenges – Weeks 7 & 8 . . . .

For weeks 7 & 8 I was given challenges and if I was successful, I could incorporate another high-FODMAP item back in my diet, so exciting! I wrote all my challenges for the past 3 weeks on a piece of paper and of course I misplaced it! My challenges for the past few weeks are all … Continue reading FODMAP Diet challenges – Weeks 7 & 8 . . . .

FODMAP diet weeks 5 & 6 . . .

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 . . .

FODMAP Diet Week 4 – Travel . . . .

Week 4 of my FODMAP diet was out of my control because I was on vacation. Beforehand, I knew it would be a challenge and it was, but not bad. Travel day was difficult, having a flight departing at 5:15 am is not a pleasant experience, but at least we had a layover where I … Continue reading FODMAP Diet Week 4 – Travel . . . .

You gotta laugh :) . . . .

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!