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 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 . . .

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!

FODMAP Diet Week 3 – My recipes . . .

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- 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 . . .

FODMAP struggle . . .

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 . . .

FODMAP Diet . . . .

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 . . . .

Bloated . . . . :(

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 . . . . 😦