It's almost 3am and I'm back and forth to the toilet!
I have my double camera test on Friday so tomorrow start the meds that flush you out.
Leading up to this test the specialist told me to eat gluten containing foods for 4 weeks before to see if it does actually affect my stomach and told me to stop all stomach meds except gavisgon.
In 4 weeks I've been eating some bread which I'm not totally sure has a massive impact. I've had 2 slices of birthday cake at work during this time - one that set me off within half hour with cramps and one ( homemade) which didn't. However for the past two days I've upped my bread intake and treated myself to some mini donuts yesterday! Hence I'm sure is why I'm up at this awful time running back and forth to the toilet!
Stopping the stomach meds I thought would be this massive reaction and expected each day to be a nightmare! Not so.
Yes as the 2 weeks have passed my acid reflux has become a nightmare! It's got to the stage gavisgon does not help even in slightest! Eating or not eating it's got so bad tonight I can't lay down for fear of throwing up and the pain is really bad! Maybe the mini donuts were a step to far in making this worse - I'd hazard a guess it's why I stopped eating them years ago.
I think through this process I've learnt a thing or two- I defo need some kind of anti acid tablets - maybe not go straight back into lanzaprosole which I've taken for years, and that maybe the odd sandwich here and there or slice of toast isn't going to cause a real upset, but eating a lot of bread ( and shame - back to no more donuts) it will have an impact.
As for dropping all the tablets I've got stashed in every handbag, my desk at work, stashed in my travel wash bag etc that I thought I depended on to make sure I could " safely" get through the day I'd maybe given to much importance in my life.
So from thinking the specialist was mental to ask me to do these "crazy things" eat gluten - shock horror stop taking my stomach meds - I've managed to find a few answers along the way which is a good thing!