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Ugh - Point Proven!

Saturday, November 30, 2013

I ended up not exercising yesterday. Or making bread. Or cleaning out the pantry. I ended up with a low-grade headache all day and decided to be good to myself and just rest.

I woke up with a nasty headache this morning, but pushed through it. I made the bread - but it didn't turn out well. (Actually tossed it out.) I got the pantry cleaned, and didn't stop there, I ended up cleaning my whole back porch (with my daughters help). I was very happy with how much I had accomplished, but yesterdays headache returned and was getting worse by the minute. I tried a decongestant, but nothing. I laid down, no relief. The pain kept getting worse and I finally had to admit it was a migraine. The first one in over a year. Luckily I still had some meds left.

So, wheat products Thursday, low-grade headache Friday, first migraine in over a year on Saturday. Coincidence? I doubt it. I've had low-grade headaches after the last couple times I've had wheat, but this is the first time it's been a full-blown migraine. Now, if that's not enough motivation to stay away from wheat, I don't know what is!
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  • DARLENEK04
    Hey Skye,

    I know just what you are talking about. I had no idea I was gluten intolerant.
    Of course, I am surely thankful that I caught this before it went into something
    worse...

    Darlen
    eK
    2548 days ago
  • REJOHNSON3
    Okay, could it be the gluten? I have no idea what people experience when they have gluten intolerance in their system. Have you talked to a dietician or a doctor about that?
    2551 days ago
  • SLIMMERJESSE
    Nice seeing you again. Staying awhile? Hope so. How's the riding going? You and DH have riding trips planned for the holidays? BTW, after 4 shopping here is not clear and easy. But I'm totally done with all my decorating, shopping, cards, etc. No holiday stress whatsoever. (smiling)
    2551 days ago
  • BLIH20
    Good idea to stay away, looks pretty definitive.
    2551 days ago
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