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   Posted 8/8/2008 12:44 PM (GMT -6)   
 I feel too weak to cook but can’t afford to order out every night.  What do you suggest?

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   Posted 8/8/2008 12:48 PM (GMT -6)   
I eat things such as quesadillas or sandwiches alot. Fast and easy things to make. Hope that helps, someone else will be along soon with better ideas. And welcome to Healingwell!
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.

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   Posted 8/8/2008 12:58 PM (GMT -6)   
welcome! I eat yogurt, nice boxed soups, cottage cheese, baked potatoes
49 y/o woman.  Diagnosed 4/06 after colonscopy, SBFT, CT-scan all showed crohns. 3 months later, after pred and remicade, all tests showed no crohns. December '06 had adhesions cut through a laparoscopy. Now taking Glycolax, Ultra Fiber Plus, Florastor, and DHEA. Have become gluten-free diet per naturopath's tests.

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   Posted 8/8/2008 1:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Frozen TV dinners! Frozen pizzas, if you can stomach pizza. Pretty much anything frozen.
20, Male, diagnosed over Christmas Break of my Junior year in High School. BEST CHRISTMAS EVAR LOL

(not really)

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   Posted 8/8/2008 9:26 PM (GMT -6)   
chicken or fish in the oven. you dont need much in the form of seasoning to make them taste good, and for most of us can only tolerate bland things any way. 15-20 min (depending on the temp) and its done. totally easy. oatmeal. yogurt. smoothies. soups. anything in the blender that you can liquefy. vegetables taste good off the grill and all you need is some salt, pepper, and extra virgin olive oil. these can cook while your meat is on it too. and all meat really needs is salt, pepper, and garlic salt. turn once half way through and its done. any vegetable dunked in almond butter, tzatziki, or humus. cheese. granola. hard boiled eggs (you can make a bunch at once and then save them).
Crazy Harry

Crohn's since 1993 (17 yrs old then)
surgery in July '05 - removal of 2 inches at ileum and 8 inches of sigmoid colon (had fistula into bladder)
Nov '05 developed colonic inertia; July '06 told i needed ostomy surgery
began maker's diet in August '06 - now feeling the best ever with no symptoms of colonic inertia and i kept my colon
med free as of 10/31/07

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   Posted 8/12/2008 1:33 AM (GMT -6)   
oh my , you guys eat exactly the same stuff as what I do! LOL ! that's crazy!

Boiled eggs are great for chronnies. keep yoghurt in your fridge. greek yoghurt is great. Boxed soups, cheeses (cottage and normal) and miso soup, and also I love frankfurts, one thing i can tolerate and enjoy eating too!

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Date Joined Feb 2005
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   Posted 8/12/2008 12:52 PM (GMT -6)   
yeah crockpot stuff is sooo easy,,just throw anything in there and you have like 3 days worth of food
SCD since 01, remission since 01, occasional Arby's breaks :)

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