Ulcer from Hades

My son grew an ulcer about 4 years ago. Or better description is he was possessed by an evil demon that has taken up lodging in his duodenum. He invited this demon in with the eating of yummy gluten laden flour tortillas and a few gluten filled McDonalds burgers. He was tempted in  the Gluten-Less…

A Gut Reaction

I heard a  commercial for yogurt make the statement that 70% of our immune system is located in our gut.  In all of these almost 30 gut wrenching years of Celiac awareness, I have never heard this. Experiencing how absolutely EVERYTHING that goes wrong with my body, seems directly related to ingesting wheat.  It makes…

I See Celiac Do You?

Case # 1: Woman in 50’s with years past diagnoses of Crohn’s Disease.   Thyroid has been removed due to cancer, Cancerous lymph nodes and a cancerous lump in the breast has been noted.     Jaundice, abdomen pain and floaty fatty stools, itching skin recently warranted the removal of gall bladder, no stones present. Case #2…

Doctors DO NOT Know it All

Evan  had a endoscopy and biopsy, a month ago, following the giant ulcer. The doctor came out from the endoscopy with pictures of the still present but healing ulcer and visual confirmation of the celiac. Recently we had the report from the pathologist read to us, and it seems the doctor has changed his mind…

All for a Flour Tortilla

Yes I am sitting in a hospital room.  It is not mine, though. It belongs to this guy.    Evan has placed himself here for at least 4 days with a painful, dangerously, large, bleeding, penetrated, but not perforated ulcer.  And, yes ,HE did this all by himself. Eating wheat. I have sooooooo much material…