Social Interactions with Celiac disease

We all leave our houses at some point and have to interact with the outside world. We have to interact with people when ordering food at a restaurant, talking to friends and family about what we can and cannot eat, and we have to talk to strangers about our disease. What words do we use? How do we describe our disease?

Pot Luck Hell

Pot lucks are lovely events. Until someone has a food allergy, food sensitivity, or celiac disease. They turn into minefields of torture with buried bombs of gluten everywhere! The only way to not get sick is to not participate but that brings up a variety of issues. So, not participating is a perfectly acceptable way … Continue reading Pot Luck Hell

How sick am I?

I thought yesterday a bit about how sick I am. If you ask me, for the past year I would say I've been doing pretty well. When I ask my kids if I'm sick a lot, they will say emphatically, "Yes. Mom, you are sick all the time."