Non Merry Christmas

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This will be my first Christmas dinner with an uninvited guest,namely, 

Diverticula !! No doubt there to see that the contents of my festive

meal ,will be Turkey  ,Boiled potatoes,  and mashed carrots. No christmas pudding ,no mince pies ,

The question I HAVE to ask of seasoned sufferers ,is, do I indulge in 

the sprouts,and chestnuts, roast potatoes  peas roast parsnips and

cranberry sauce, ? cross my fingers and pray that I will not be Diverticulated ,or have a taste free, non dangerous ,boring dinner?

Has anyone thrown discretion to the wind and survived ?

Another problem is ,that it will be impossible to go out for christmas

dinner, just to watch your plate being stripped of everything tasty.

I forgot the stuffing and chipolatas  (favourites)

Not even a scone with strawberry jam and cream. for tea.  cry


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    I.. personally will eat small amounts of everything that is not swimming in grease and tons of cheese. Met a few ladies last evening with all having DD. One lady works as nurse told me that mixing Milk of Magnesia and Niquil will help you go to the bathroom if need be. As of lately I have been on top of taking probitoics 50 billion and also Colase. Do not want to risk not going to bathroom for a whole day because them problems start with me.
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      Bathroom visits are not a problem, and never have been, that is why I can't understand how  D.D picked on me. The concern is eating a

      full blooded christmas dinner,and end up writhing in agony for doing .

      so .Tell me in all honesty, that you have indulged  in said meal and  came out smiling. Mince pies ,especially.interested inquestion

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    Of course you can eat all that you have mentioned, Jac.  Don't have sprouts - you WILL fart (was that an allusion to that when you said 'thow caution to the... wind?).

    You know my record; you know my nutrititionists advice.  Don't let IT rule you.  Don't gorge (but that applies at any time, not just Christmas).  Put a large quantity of Cranberry Sauce with your stuffing mix and reduce (if not cut out) the onion.  You know I make sense because ... well, just because.  And we WERE the originator's,  Anyway, Christmas is a lifetime away.  Speak soon.  Jon

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      There you are Jon,!   You can't play fast and loose with my dustbins.

      I need an honest answer .before I do my shopping list .

      YES !!!! I am aware of your habit of throwing caution to the " windies" 

      Have you chomped your way through all the "DO NOT EAT " products

      and not had one twinge  ???

      I suppose you are going to do your disappearing act now, and leave

      me in the dark  frown

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      Thi forum is all over the place.  I've been waiting for you to post something so that I can keep in touch.  No, of course I don't eat Everything.  As you know, over the years, I have learned what to and what not to - and even then the 'safe' foods can cause incredible gut painsI don't eat onions (as you know) - hence my suggestion that you replace these in your stuffing.  Don't go out!  Christmas should be spent at home; log fire and friends/family.  2 years ago we (my extended family) booked and ate at a Salisbury restuarant.  It was foul (ho ho); I sued, ent to Court and was awarded damages and costs. Don't make your sauce (gravy) too thin and you will be fine.  Why mash carrots? Julienne, (Jacqueline) al dente are fine.  What's all this 'going to the bathroom crap?  Have you never heard of U and non U. Lavatory (not toilet or bathroom) Looking Glass (not mirror) etc., etc.,  Jon (reasonably good)
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      Morning ,try to keep the DIVI DINERS up and running. but it's not easy 

      to access any more ,so I have to resort to whatever is showing, then I 

      lose the thread, and the plot. Can we stick to Diners forum in future I 

      will find it and see what happens. 

      Have a little compassion""old Timer"" I merely wanted a pain free 

      christmas, without the Blues and Twos being dragged away from their


      Replace onions with what,??? It says ""carrots must be pulverised ,and other veg vapourised.,That is the reason for my request, no, need for

      a pain free tasty christmas dinner. 

      Would that be a U bend, or  U turn ??,and what has Alice got to do

      with this ?? Jac

      Just a thought ,have you  Unfollowed D Diners   


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      As a dinosaur on finding my way around, please direct me to our original Divi Diners forum, Jac.  I will gladly follow  It's the Mitfords, silly... are you in Wonderland.  When you say IT says carrots must be pulverised, who/what is it?  Veg vapourised?  What a load of bunkum.  If you follow that advice, your whole digestive system will be affected - that's why we have a complicated digestive system.
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    I have survived by having gluten free stuffing and suag and i going out try a carvery as that way u can choose things you can eat

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