Bloated

What did I eat? Two days ago now I suddenly started looking like that Maccas version of Michelangelo’s statue of David, my stomach now distended due to effects of dairy intolerance. Dairy in something I ate and my stomach is like this guy’s, large and hard as marble Years ago friend had issues where she... Continue Reading →

A little dairy advice

I’d been waiting for today’s appointment with the dietitian since late-September when issues associated with dairy intolerance first began for me. Up till then I had regularly consumed milk drinks, particularly chilled coffees, on most days. Oddly, I had wanted to break the habit, or rather reduce the number of these I was consuming due... Continue Reading →

Lactose-free learning curve

Until now, I never truly had an understanding of the impact of not being able to consume something. The only thing I’d grown up being allergic to was something called Perkin’s Paste, no idea what it is as I was 4 years old the last I recall seeing it. Now, being either dairy or lactose... Continue Reading →

Ignorance is bliss, until

I’ll admit I’d go about my days hardly paying too much attention to allergies or food intolerance unless they affected my friends, and even then I guess only having a basic understanding of. When it doesn’t affect you it’s difficult to truly grasp, right? It has amazed me just how quickly my body has gone... Continue Reading →

Itchy scratchy milk

After around two months feeling unwell following the consumption of any form of cows milk, including lactose free varieties, I finally bit the bullet over the weekend and decided I’d try almond milk. I had tried this briefly years ago, however the taste really turned me off, I assure you nothing has changed in the... Continue Reading →

Almond milk lattes

I’m not sure I’m lactose intolerant, however drinking milk, including lactose free varieties, seems to make me feel mildly ill these days, especially in the past 6-8 weeks. A few years ago, my supervisor swapped to unsweetened almond milk to help reduce overall calories due to the number of coffees he’d drink in a day;... Continue Reading →

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