Monday, December 20, 2010
And the guessing game continues...
This is Gray. I love that name. (And it's important to note that I named him Gray BEFORE Grey's Anatomy was on TV.) He's my middle son and he's 6.
I'm beginning to think that Gray may have wheat/gluten intolerance. He's been complaining of his stomach hurting every time he eats. This has been going on for a L.O.N.G. time. I mentioned something about it to the doctor at Gray's last well check, but the doctor didn't think much of it. He suggested that I eliminate dairy for a while and if that's doesn't help, then assume that Gray's looking for attention. Huh?!
Well I eliminated dairy, but there was no change. So months have gone by and just like every other good mom my standard question for him when his tummy hurts is, "Well have you pooped today?" But on Saturday night, like a bolt of lightning, it struck me. Maybe its a wheat/gluten thing?!
Sunday morning we were running out the door for church and I gave Gray a muffin. Sure enough, within an hour he was having stomach pain. We went over to my mom's house for the rest of the day and I made sure he had NO wheat. And guess what! No pain!
Now I understand that serving him only 2 meals with no wheat does not mean success, but it does mean that I may be headed in the right direction. Time will only tell. Until then, I'm on the lookout for some stellar gluten-free recipes! If you have some, or know someone who does, PLEASE send them my way!