I had hoped to be writing to you freshly off a new food trial for carrots, which I had no doubt would be a success. As you can see from the picture above: no carrots.
Which is a bit misleading. I did begin the carrot food trial, but for about the past 5 weeks, something has been making me severely sick. It was the same thing that would happen to me a long time ago when I had given up almost all fructose except for wheat. I thought perhaps it was almond flour (which I had just learned has fructans), so I gave up my almond bagels, but the sickness persisted. It seemed that once every four days I would be stuck in the bathroom with waves of stomach cramps so bad I thought that surely the ordeal would kill me. Continue reading