With a little common sense, humor, smarts, and politeness, we can get what we want every single time.
Well covered territory, but new suggestions on how to order gluten free in a restaurant.
Fat Celiac, you have gone crazy - celiac disease cannot go away. Maybe it can. Bear with me, read the whole article, read the supporting documentation, and then let's have a conversation about it. You may reach a different conclusion than I did, but the science might indicate that people could return to a gluten … Continue reading Can celiac go away?
My daughter's birthday is today and she is awesome!
Normally, we go out to dinner to the restaurant of her choice. However, her favorite restaurant is one that has ZERO gluten free options. It is an Italian restaurant and we all know that I avoid Italian restaurants and pizza joints like the plague. This causes me a great deal of concern because she is young and without any food restrictions. Is it fair of me to deny her favorite restaurant because I cannot eat there? Should I make her think of others when she is trying to have her family birthday party? Is it ever okay to be selfish? These are all the big questions that I think about when dealing with this disease and my family.
shhhh....Gluten free diet doesn't help healthy people
So, you got the diagnosis of celiac disease. Congratulations! There is finally a name to the awful stuff that has been happening in the body and now what? Well, this is part 2 of my series on the next Stages of Celiac disease - how to feel better.... After a few months of being diagnosed … Continue reading Stages of Celiac, part 2
Lots and lots of research is being done on the microbiome. Let's talk about it a bit and how it may or may not affect celiac disease. The microbiome consists of the microorganisms living in our bodies. Some estimates claim there are over 1 trillion microorganisms living on and in us. For example, most of … Continue reading Microbiome?
Get it - hole in the nutrients in our bodies!! Yes, people with celiac disease have nutritional deficiencies. Many times the deficiencies are found at diagnosis and can even lead to the investigation of celiac as the root cause. However, it was thought that once people were on a gluten free diet and the gut … Continue reading Ongoing Nutrient Deficiencies
I might be wrong about people having reactions while walking down the bread aisle.
I read this a lot. I used to think it was unimportant. Now, I'm not so sure. Having celiac disease means a lifelong gluten free diet. Right now there are no medicines or any other cure, just a major lifestyle change. But I broke my toe a couple of days ago. I dropped a serving … Continue reading Why do I need a diagnosis?