Lost a fight with onion rings . . .

So I know eating fried food is never a good decision when you have IBD, but whenever I visit my mother she never has safe food for me to eat and I was too broke to buy anything. Late in the evening I was still hungry and didn't think the frozen Nathan's onion rings that … Continue reading Lost a fight with onion rings . . .

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! . . . . ūüė¶

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?!?!?!

New Chapter . . .

Today was Day 2 at the new job and its weird because it feels like I've been at the job a lot longer. ¬†A friend said, "Wow you must feel really comfortable there" . . I guess I do. I've met some pretty¬†cool people so far ¬†and I'm not complaining for once, it's a good … Continue reading New Chapter . . .

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 . . . .

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 Diet Week 1 – My recipes

FODMAP week 1 was a struggle, i felt like I was always hungry and quickly realized I needed to almost double my portions to prevent snacking.  I had the following meal plan this past week: Breakfast 1 boiled egg - Sunday evening I boiled 5 eggs and every morning I heated a egg in warm water … Continue reading FODMAP Diet Week 1 – My recipes