Thursday, April 04, 2013
I think I spoke too soon.
Day 1 (Tuesday) of gluten back in my diet produced no reactions. However, on Wednesday morning, I woke up with a sore throat. It wasn't more than I could handle, and really, it went away fairly quickly. Throughout the day, though, I had a lite headache. When dinner rolled around, I decided to try gluten again. I did have a smaller reaction after supper - feeling out of it and a little more tired than usual. This morning has confirmed that I most likely have a gluten intolerance. My sore throat is worse, and I'm stuffy like I have a sinus infection. I still have the lite headache and all I want to do is sleep.
Even though this cleanse was tough at times, I'm really glad I did it. I would have never known that I was gluten intolerant which explains a lot of the symptoms I had been experiencing. I'm thinking about skipping gluten for tonight's dinner (this would be my 3rd day). For the next 4 days, I will come off of it to see if these symptoms go away. If they do, it's an intolerance. Next Tuesday is dairy!
Are you gluten intolerant? If so, how do you live with it?