It's hard to understand what you are going through, candylee. What is your diagnosis? What are your symptoms?
Maybe the stomach pain is simply hunger - it is hard to get enough to eat sometimes when you start a new diet. As for joint pain, I don't know. Probably this will get better as you spend more time without gluten. You can try over-the-counter pain meds like Motrin.
50 yrs old, IBD diagnosis in spring '01. Proctitis, gastritis, ileitis.
Pentasa (3g/day)generic Colazal ( 96 pills/day), Sulfazine (1.5 g/day), Prevacid, folic acid, vit. D (2K iu), flax seed oil (2 tsp/day), psyllium (1/2T daily), mesalamine enema as needed. Gluten free as of 5/30/11. Colonoscopy found no evidence of inflammation on 8/16/1