I don't like chocolate any more!?!?!?!?!

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   Posted 9/14/2007 7:15 AM (GMT -7)   
Wow...I have LOVED chocolate all my life.  I could have eaten it all day every day.  I have had some chocolate/chocolate ice cream/chocolate cake this week and YUCK.  None of it even tasted good to me.
I guess this is a good thing as the GI is pushing an anti-stone diet to me and chocolate was on the no-no list-the caffeine isn't good for me either.  I'm stunned...I always thought it was strange when a person didn;t like chocolate now I'm one of those people.
Hey Mom...another thing you were right about...I wear slippers in the house, keep my head covered in the winter, gargle with salt water for a cold and now my taste buds have changed with age.
Dx'd '90 (emergency rupture), symptoms ignored long before that, '03 fistulas and bad flagyl reactions, B12 weekly, Pentasa [until I surrender to the bigger meds]
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   Posted 9/14/2007 7:28 AM (GMT -7)   
I totally agree that our taste buds change. I love things now I hated as a child and vice versa. I think part of it is also abstaining from eating certain foods for awhile. I know when I quit eating burgers for a year they tasted gross when I finally ate them again. Then after a few times of trying I liked them again. It is amazing.
25 Year old married female.  Diagnosed w/ CD 2 years ago, IBS for over 10 years before that, which was probably the CD.
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   Posted 9/14/2007 7:33 AM (GMT -7)   
I miss chocolate. I CAN'T eat it, it really upsets my gut. Sigh!!!!
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 9/14/2007 7:37 AM (GMT -7)   
I had a friend that loved chocolate all her life.  Then she had a hysterectomy and from that point forward no longer liked chocolate.
32 years old. Diagnosed in 2002ish. 
Taking Asacol, Lomotil TID, and on Remicade since 2004. 
Lower Bowel area only, except for the short stint (about 2 weeks) that I had mouth sores.  Also have external/anal fistula and anal/vaginal fistula. 

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   Posted 9/14/2007 7:38 AM (GMT -7)   
I do tend to have chocolate with no issues. Yesterday I went to dunkin donuts and got a chocolate sprinkle doughnut, I hadnt had one in a while...I thought it was absolutely gross. I use to love those too.
Dx with Crohn's 1987, symptoms as early as 1984.
Temp iliostomy February 2007, reversed June 2007, Ovarian cysts, migraines, allergies (incl food allergies) , oral allergy syndrome (diff than true food allergies), Asthma, Gall Bladder removed 1999, Inguenal hernia 1987

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   Posted 9/14/2007 11:33 AM (GMT -7)   
Chocolate actually has some health benefits though...only the higher cocoa ones, I think it's 80% or higher, dark chocolate, and it contains very little sugar I believe compared to the lower % ones and milk chocolate is suppose to be the worst, way too refined and such.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

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   Posted 9/14/2007 11:51 AM (GMT -7)   
I have the hershey drak chocolate with cacao nibs in it...makes it crunchy like a crunch bar. I just break off the smallest piece cuz thats all u need to curb the craving with that chocolate
Dx with Crohn's 1987, symptoms as early as 1984.
Temp iliostomy February 2007, reversed June 2007, Ovarian cysts, migraines, allergies (incl food allergies) , oral allergy syndrome (diff than true food allergies), Asthma, Gall Bladder removed 1999, Inguenal hernia 1987

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   Posted 9/14/2007 12:11 PM (GMT -7)   
:(... I love chocolate, but I can't have it anymore because it hurts me... :(...
I think I am being picked on by life, sometimes. But's that okay. Life and I are good buddies... I know life doesn't mean no harm. It just is the way it is. I can accept that.

Mormor Vicky
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   Posted 9/14/2007 3:43 PM (GMT -7)   
Vicky / 47 years old
DX'd with Crohn's during a resection August 2006
DX'd with Steriod induced Diabetes November 2006
Considered in Clinical remission but have minor signs of disease activity
Daughter (26) also has Crohn's since she was 12.
Currently on 4000mg of Pentasa only for Crohn's
No longer able to take 6-MP because of Bone-Marrow Suppression
Cymbalta, Metformin, Lipitor

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   Posted 9/14/2007 4:21 PM (GMT -7)   
I love it but not eating much because my glucose is up so hoping when I get off the pred I can have some .Cain't beleave you can loose your love for it though I had a problem with toast and now don't eat it plain anymore have to stick some cheesewhiz on it .lol gail

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   Posted 9/14/2007 4:50 PM (GMT -7)   
I don't like it either.

I dunno what happened, I haven't liked it for years.

Kinda sad, as a kid I rode my bike 10 miles in the snow, uphill both ways to get some. eyes
CD dx @ 13 (1987)
Prednisone 15mg every other day
Imuran 150mg day
Colazal 750mg 1 tablet 3x day
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potty pooper
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   Posted 9/14/2007 5:26 PM (GMT -7)   
I wish I could develop a distaste for chocolate - and all sweets for that matter. I know that sugar is a no-no for us, but I have terrible cravings that I can't seem to tame. Diet is so limited and sugary foods seem to be safe ground as far as low residue is concerned. Wish I could snack on healthier foods like fruits, veges, and nuts, but since these are restricted I found myself consuming way too many sweets.

Anyway, just as I thought I was doing better, pow I got hit with a really bad flare, so I'm not eating much of anything right now. I'm overdue for my remicade infusion and have an appointment on Mon. Hope that helps. I'm really anxious and terribly fearful of having another blockage. Really bad timing for a flare (not that any time is good). Trying to train my new puppy and I don't want my hubby and daughter to have handle it alone.
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