We Came, We Saw, We Loved Venice; Day 2
3 AM, bad cramps. Why? Why is this happening on this beautiful trip? My cramps were like clock work the ENTIRE trip. 3 AM until 9 AM they would hit full force. Then from mid morning until later afternoon, they would wreak havoc. The pain would shoot through my pelvis, hips, legs and it felt like my uterus was being stabbed. But you know what, it didn't stop me. I ate, I explored, I laughed and I smiled.
When morning rolled around, I was nervous to get up and feel the wrath of day 1's wine, cheese and pasta. Since being gluten and dairy free, I wasn't sure how I was going to survive being in Italy. But to my surprise, I didn't feel sick. Some people say Italy's food is fresher than in the states and their dairy is from goats + bulls, not cows. How true that is, I don't know. But for someone with major stomach issues, I can honestly say, I woke up feeling ok. (Minus those damn cramps).