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 . . . .
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 . . .
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 . . . .
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 . . . .