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If in case you have 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 excellent 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 after 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 after I was identified, nevertheless it appears to have an effect on me much more now on the uncommon events the place I do by chance get glutened. Cue individuals taking a look at me and attempting to work out if I’m pregnant.

I additionally suppose 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 in all probability hold a meals diary to attempt 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 hold it light-hearted!

*Facet notice, if you happen to do endure from persistent bloating, it’s actually vital you converse to your GP to attempt to unravel it.

However to make you are feeling somewhat higher, listed below are my 12 belongings you’ll perceive if you happen to endure from bloating…

You’ve severely contemplated shopping for maternity pants

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

You all the time put on saggy tops for meals out

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

You’ve cried/received offended/thrown issues over what to put on

All I wished 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 by day subsequent.

You’ve tried ‘the hairband trick’

gluten free bloating rubber band trick











Sure, that is usually reserved for pregnant girls. 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 if you happen to might get away with pretending to be pregnant to blag a prepare seat…

Come on, don’t lie, we’ve all stood on a busy prepare after an enormous 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 all the time promise to eat much less

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

You modify 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 hold sacrificing my poor abdomen within the identify of style!?

Is there something I’ve missed?

I do know quite a lot of you on the market endure with bloating too, so if there may be something I’ve missed, let me know within the feedback beneath! We’ve received to have amusing to get by the lows, proper!?

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