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You probably have coeliac illness – or any meals allergy or intolerance – you’re prone to have points with bloating. It’s one thing I see fellow gluten free-ers posting about on a regular basis, and an issue which appears to blight us all! Simply have a look at the success of the beautiful Lottie at The Tummy Diaries (an awesome supply of bloating assist and recommendation too!) and her hashtag – #MyBloatedWardrobe – and you may see how many people endure with the dreaded bloat. 

I’ve coeliac illness and once I eat gluten, I quickly learn about it as a result of one of many signs I’ve is blowing up like a balloon. I don’t keep in mind having bloating as a symptom once I was identified, but it surely appears to have an effect on me much more now on the uncommon events the place I do by accident get glutened. Cue individuals taking a look at me and attempting to work out if I’m pregnant.

I additionally assume that my coeliac illness has made my intestine much more delicate. It’s not simply gluten that makes me swell up like I’m 5 months pregnant. Typically I believe I ought to most likely preserve a meals diary to attempt to determine what different meals upset me. However that’s a complete different story! Earlier than this turns right into a meals diary of my dietary woes*, let’s preserve it light-hearted!

*Aspect be aware, in the event you do endure from persistent bloating, it’s actually vital you converse to your GP to attempt to resolve it.

However to make you are feeling a bit of higher, listed below are my 12 stuff you’ll perceive in the event you endure from bloating…

You’ve significantly contemplated shopping for maternity pants

I imply, they might be SO snug, and would anyone actually discover!?

You all the time put on dishevelled tops for meals out

Gotta cover that ‘I’ve simply eaten meals that hates me’ stomach.

You’ve cried/bought indignant/thrown issues over what to put on

All I needed to do was go for a pleasant meal however I merely can’t discover something that’s snug.

You’ve switched from denims to jeggings

And sure, I’m considering making the transfer to sweatpants on daily basis subsequent.

You’ve tried ‘the hairband trick’

gluten free bloating rubber band trick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sure, that is usually reserved for pregnant women. No, I don’t care. (Picture: DIY Maternity)

You’ve bought a stash of peppermint tea

As a result of peppermint tea is LIFE.

You’ve puzzled in the event you might get away with pretending to be pregnant to blag a practice seat…

Come on, don’t lie, we’ve all stood on a busy practice after an enormous meal and thought it.

…however you’ve additionally panicked you possibly can be pregnant

And it’s some freakishly fast-growing Twilight-inspired child that has come from nowhere…

You’ve immediately regretted consuming a meal

The bloating isn’t even right here but however I can really feel it coming. And it hurts.

You all the time promise to eat much less

However let’s truth it, that by no means, ever occurs.

You alter into elasticated trousers the second you get residence

I can’t bear to be in restrictive garments any longer than I’ve to be!

You placed on excessive waisted denims – after which remorse it

Why do I preserve sacrificing my poor abdomen within the identify of style!?

Is there something I’ve missed?

I do know lots of you on the market endure with bloating too, so if there’s something I’ve missed, let me know within the feedback beneath! We’ve bought to have fun to get by way of the lows, proper!?

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