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post Aug 8 2006, 05:11 PM
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Wheee! My first thread!

This thread is for any/all BUSTies with food allergies and/or intolerances. Personally, I'm lactose intolerant, which of course means I LOVE cheese, in a very Wallace and Grommit way! (There are currently 4 different types of cheeeeeeese sitting in the fridge, and that's pretty low for me). Instead of going on prescription medication, I prefer to think of my digestive system as differently abled. I'm lucky enough that my intolerance is not a full blown allergy, so I can survive with loads of Lactaid and diet modifications. I know that there are many BUSTies who also have differently abled GIs, so please, share your stories, tips, meds, and of course, feel free to vent about last night's culinary transgression!

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sixelacat   When The Food You Love Hates You   Aug 8 2006, 05:11 PM
bunnyb   I randomly come out in hives and don't know if...   Aug 8 2006, 05:36 PM
pollystyrene   So far (((knock on wood))) I don't have any fo...   Aug 8 2006, 06:34 PM
turbojenn   I've got intolerances for: dairy, wheat, eggs,...   Aug 8 2006, 07:35 PM
thisxabovexall   I'm another with a lactose intolerance. It sho...   Aug 8 2006, 07:58 PM
halcyon   Bunnyb--I've had the food allergy test panel. ...   Aug 9 2006, 02:27 AM
bunnyb   Thanks halycon! I'm not sure whether we h...   Aug 9 2006, 07:02 AM
sixelacat   Yay! So glad this thread is proving useful...   Aug 9 2006, 07:53 AM
lunasol   I'm completely intolerant of MSG too. I think ...   Aug 9 2006, 08:37 AM
wombat   After being a candy fiend for my whole life thus f...   Aug 9 2006, 08:43 AM
chachaheels   MSG affects everyone, whether they perceive it...   Aug 9 2006, 08:46 AM
midgemcgrath   i always knew i was allergic to dairy... it is jus...   Aug 9 2006, 10:32 AM
turbojenn   cheese is completely out for me - just bad bad bad...   Aug 9 2006, 02:23 PM
wombat   MMMMMM Vietnamese food. They got it going ON! ...   Aug 11 2006, 08:06 AM
turbojenn   Eggs are out for me too...eggs and dairy are reall...   Aug 11 2006, 08:28 AM
faith   Ooh I am definitely going to check out that glutin...   Aug 11 2006, 09:30 AM
turbojenn   welcome, faith, to better living through better ea...   Aug 11 2006, 10:06 AM
chachaheels   Most people have food sensitivities rather than al...   Aug 11 2006, 10:27 AM
cstars124   I kinda posted this in the kvetch thread, but my s...   Aug 11 2006, 11:11 AM
midgemcgrath   Regarding allergies and what counts as allergies (...   Aug 11 2006, 11:16 AM
turbojenn   I have a good relationship with my food sensitivit...   Aug 11 2006, 11:53 AM
moonoceanflower   This is so weird, I came in here to rant about my ...   Aug 11 2006, 02:15 PM
midgemcgrath   turbo- i forgot to reply about the soy cheese... i...   Aug 11 2006, 03:01 PM
turbojenn   I love the tofutti products too!! They see...   Aug 11 2006, 03:37 PM
chachaheels   Turbojenn, did you feel the same way about cheeses...   Aug 11 2006, 05:03 PM
midgemcgrath   i'm sure everyone will cringe, but my favorite...   Aug 11 2006, 05:12 PM
turbojenn   Yeah, I really can't do soy either, its way ha...   Aug 11 2006, 08:04 PM
midgemcgrath   that's funny, turbo, i don't think i'v...   Aug 11 2006, 09:51 PM
chachaheels   I thought so, Turbojenn... When I was a kid I ne...   Aug 12 2006, 07:42 AM
midgemcgrath   but there is a definate difference between a milk ...   Aug 12 2006, 01:50 PM
chachaheels   Yes, I know that, and that's why I made the di...   Aug 13 2006, 04:29 AM
midgemcgrath   i guess i was just confused, because usually when ...   Aug 13 2006, 08:04 PM
chachaheels   Well, there is no treatment in conventional medici...   Aug 14 2006, 06:09 AM
midgemcgrath   I'm just not convinced. I mean, that sounds r...   Aug 14 2006, 11:51 AM
chachaheels   Well, you can believe what you like, but the schol...   Aug 14 2006, 12:54 PM
midgemcgrath   That is my point, I feel I'm pretty well educa...   Aug 15 2006, 11:26 AM
chachaheels   Yes, the scholarly thing to do is check things out...   Aug 15 2006, 01:31 PM
midgemcgrath   Actually, I don't have much experience in this...   Aug 15 2006, 03:55 PM
chachaheels   I could post references, but really, the best meth...   Aug 16 2006, 06:16 AM
midgemcgrath   pardon the short reply cause i'm not feeling w...   Aug 16 2006, 05:22 PM
free_spirit   Hi, I lurk a lot and have nothing at all to add i...   Aug 17 2006, 06:21 PM
chachaheels   Well, if you could narrow down what you'd like...   Aug 17 2006, 07:14 PM
faith   Midge, it sounds like you have a lot of stuff goin...   Aug 22 2006, 08:40 AM
chachaheels   Hi Faith! I think we're more aware of foo...   Aug 22 2006, 10:11 AM
midgemcgrath   Thanks faith! Yes, a lot going on, but I am s...   Aug 22 2006, 11:29 AM
ohmaude   Argghh. After suffering from years of IBD, I fina...   Sep 5 2006, 03:56 PM
chachaheels   Most people have some kind of sensitivity to wheat...   Sep 5 2006, 04:23 PM
ohmaude   Well the wheat I already suspected, I had cut it o...   Sep 5 2006, 04:39 PM
chachaheels   Well, if your ND advises cutting that stuff out of...   Sep 6 2006, 03:48 AM
ohmaude   Well, if your ND advises cutting that stuff out o...   Sep 6 2006, 04:18 PM
chachaheels   I think there are some alternatives others can sug...   Sep 6 2006, 05:30 PM
ohmaude   Huh. I am an immunologist (for wildlife biology b...   Sep 6 2006, 08:29 PM
chachaheels   ohmaude, I found this link with a slew of recipes ...   Sep 7 2006, 10:38 AM
ohmaude   Thanks for the links cha-cha. I have been officia...   Sep 9 2006, 01:32 PM
turbojenn   Congrats on starting to make some changes in how y...   Sep 9 2006, 03:39 PM
ohmaude   Congrats on starting to make some changes in how ...   Sep 11 2006, 05:05 PM
johanna   Hey everyone! I'm in the process of makin...   Sep 10 2006, 08:37 PM
chachaheels   Well, one thing I would suggest right off the bat ...   Sep 11 2006, 02:22 AM
ohmaude   Ok, I'ma bumping this. Since I gave up wheat ...   Sep 27 2006, 07:40 PM
pepper   has anyone read the "cleanse and purify thyse...   Sep 27 2006, 08:33 PM
pollystyrene   I kinda forgot about this thread, and there was so...   Sep 27 2006, 09:57 PM
chachaheels   First: all ailments and diseases are psychosomatic...   Sep 28 2006, 06:59 AM
turbojenn   Ooooh, chacha, I meant to look this thread up earl...   Sep 28 2006, 07:10 AM
pollystyrene   Oh, trust me, I know there are sooo many reasons n...   Sep 28 2006, 08:02 AM
turbojenn   I just use the small corn tortillas, and then I...   Sep 28 2006, 08:27 AM
chachaheels   Oh Turbo, I am so thrilled to hear the good stuff...   Sep 28 2006, 01:00 PM
turbojenn   Yeah, chacha, I will *cry* when the farmers market...   Sep 28 2006, 02:09 PM
ohmaude   Turbo & chacha I hear you on the organic butte...   Sep 28 2006, 03:11 PM
_octinoxate   Maude, do you just mean "safer" in terms...   Sep 28 2006, 05:26 PM
pepper   oh, oh ugh. irritable bowel has sneaked it's w...   Sep 29 2006, 01:28 AM
chachaheels   ohmaude, it's a wonder any of us can digest th...   Sep 29 2006, 02:49 AM
ohmaude   pepper, yikes sorry to hear that. be nice to your...   Oct 1 2006, 10:06 PM
_octinoxate   Anytime, maude! I'm definitely no expert,...   Oct 1 2006, 11:27 PM
ohmaude   Sorry if this comment is irritating--I know somet...   Oct 4 2006, 02:01 PM
chachaheels   Corn is actually in pretty much every product you ...   Oct 2 2006, 03:05 AM
turbojenn   chacha - I did splurge and get some soft raw milk ...   Oct 2 2006, 07:06 AM
chachaheels   That's wonderful, Turbo! Mainly because i...   Oct 3 2006, 04:07 AM
pepper   the raw vegan diet for two months then a five day ...   Oct 4 2006, 06:57 PM
chachaheels   Pepper, I didn't ask what you "did"-...   Oct 4 2006, 08:06 PM
turbojenn   ohmaude - maybe you'll be like me at potlucks....   Oct 4 2006, 08:26 PM
pepper   chacha, i did recently have a traumatic event that...   Oct 4 2006, 09:06 PM
chachaheels   Nope, I think you're drinking enough water...b...   Oct 5 2006, 02:39 AM
ohmaude   pepper-I don't know if you have tried this or ...   Oct 9 2006, 01:16 PM
pepper   maude, i can't actually remember the last time...   Oct 9 2006, 05:04 PM
chachaheels   I second the recommendation to get someone who...   Oct 11 2006, 05:46 AM
luleey   quick change of subject post...newbie to this thre...   Oct 11 2006, 12:55 PM
nodoubt714   quick change of subject post...newbie to this thr...   Nov 4 2006, 03:43 PM
pepper   chacha, i've discovered dragon pearl tea recen...   Oct 11 2006, 06:34 PM
turbojenn   luleey - I'm no help I'm afraid on the hea...   Oct 11 2006, 08:39 PM
pepper   it always tastes so, uh, earthy to me tj. i do lov...   Oct 11 2006, 10:10 PM
chachaheels   Licorice is a natural sweetener, and it's been...   Oct 12 2006, 03:23 AM
turbojenn   pepper, I'll admit that I really don't lik...   Oct 12 2006, 06:37 AM
knorl05   i have found drinking plenty of water helps with k...   Nov 5 2006, 02:52 PM
girl_logic   Is anyone doing a gluten-free diet? Is it insane? ...   Jul 24 2009, 08:03 PM
turbojenn   Girl - I'm celiac, and have been gluten-free f...   Jul 24 2009, 09:43 PM
stargazer   girl_logic, congrats on making changes in how you ...   Jul 25 2009, 11:49 AM
girl_logic   Yeah, I'm feeling good about this. We aren...   Jul 27 2009, 11:23 AM
ketto   I'm getting a 2nd test for celiac in two weeks...   Aug 3 2009, 10:31 AM
crazyoldcatlady   i had indian food last night and it DESTROYED me t...   Aug 14 2009, 06:15 PM
kittenb   And here I was thinking that I had no reason to ...   Aug 29 2009, 07:06 AM
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