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  • I don't feel anything unusually perverse when I ingest gluten-wheat-barley-rye, but when I do it takes my pancreas- chops it into little bits and corrodes my intestines and my mind with gluten glass. It causes all possible ill, encourages parasites and candida. Even heavy metal toxicity.

    I just found this out a few years ago. It took many years and many health experts to get there.

    In the many years it took to get a diagnosis I found out the following things about my body:

    Eggs makes the corners of my mouth ticklish before lulling me to sleep.
    Milk, cheese and other products puffs me up like an inner tube and fills my gills with mucus.
    Soy takes my colon and pickles it.
    Alcohol strips the immune system off me.
    Peanuts increase my heart's pace to 'running marathon' setting.
    All other nuts and seeds do not break down and will be expelled whole.
    Same with carrots! Even cooked carrots.
    Tomatoes release an acid bath in the esophagus.
    Eggplant tingles and dries my tongue out.
    Beans don't just bassoon and tuba, beans HURT.
    Seaweed convinces me that I am dead because it stops my heart, briefly.
    The following has been known to cause my ears to ring, my heart to race and feel lethargic:
    corn
    bananas
    celery
    dates
    garlic
    ginger
    onions
    grapefruit
    all citrus!
    all nightshades except hungarian paprika
    pineapple- itchy too
    potatoes
    radishes
    rice
    sugar
    honey
    carob
    sorgrum
    maple syrup
    vanilla
    yeast
    cocoa
    tahini
    mustard
    turmeric
    scallops
    mangoes
    blackberries

    Anything in excess. Anything had two or more days in a row. Any red vegetable. Anything with flavor.

    One year I lived on avocados and zucchini alone.

    But I am getting better. Slowly. I can't trust anyone to make me food anymore. I can't go to school or hold down a regular job. I have to cook a lot.

    It is one of the best things that has ever happened to me, because it stops me daily to reconsider my actions and my future. What I want to happen in my life.

    I don't need money right now. I don't need to be globe trekking. I don't even need to be dating. I need health. I need to be making art and stories. The rest will come.
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