Elimination Diet: Week 9 Roundup

I am finishing out Week 9 on the elimination diet I started shortly before Thanksgiving.  This was to attempt to get my post-infectious IBS-D under control.  I have been fighting IBS-D since the beginning of 2014 when I was unlucky enough to get a pretty bad case of food poisoning at a local restaurant.  Things are going well overall and I am happy to report at least one new successful food reintroduction – EGGS!

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Progress??? Dare I say it?

Well, here I am 4 days into Week 4 of my Elimination Diet.  If you’ve been reading the earlier posts, you know I am suffering from Post-Infectious IBS-D, and have been the entire year.  There hasn’t been a day I haven’t suffered diarrhea and usually multiple times, unless I’ve used immodium.  Until now.

Today, I did not make my normal morning visit(s) to the bathroom.  Nor did I at noon, or after work.  And here I sit at 10pm, and still no bowel movement.  I’m stunned.  I’m almost afraid to write it down for fear I will jinx myself.

I am not on immodium and I haven’t done anything new or different.  Just the same old Elimination Diet with supplements.

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