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When you’ve got coeliac illness – or any meals allergy or intolerance – you’re more likely 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 stunning Lottie at The Tummy Diaries (an amazing supply of bloating assist and recommendation too!) and her hashtag – #MyBloatedWardrobe – and you’ll see how many people endure with the dreaded bloat. 

I’ve coeliac illness and once I eat gluten, I quickly find out about it as a result of one of many signs I’ve is blowing up like a balloon. I don’t bear in mind having bloating as a symptom once I was identified, nevertheless it appears to have an effect on me much more now on the uncommon events the place I do unintentionally get glutened. Cue folks 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. Generally I feel I ought to most likely maintain a meals diary to try to work out 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 maintain it light-hearted!

*Aspect be aware, for those who do endure from persistent bloating, it’s actually vital you converse to your GP to try to resolve it.

However to make you are feeling a bit higher, listed below are my 12 stuff you’ll perceive for those who endure from bloating…

You’ve severely contemplated shopping for maternity pants

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

You at all times put on saggy tops for meals out

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

You’ve cried/received offended/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 day-after-day 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 received a stash of peppermint tea

As a result of peppermint tea is LIFE.

You’ve puzzled for those who 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 a giant meal and thought it.

…however you’ve additionally panicked you could possibly 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 at all times promise to eat much less

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

You alter into elasticated trousers the second you get dwelling

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 maintain sacrificing my poor abdomen within the identify of style!?

Is there something I’ve missed?

I do know a variety 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 received to have fun to get via the lows, proper!?

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