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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

You’re Not a Crazy Mom. Your Child has Celiac Disease.

Dude note: To help celebrate and promote Celiac Awareness Month, I will be writing 30 blog posts over 30 consecutive days (weekends excluded) with the theme “30 Days of Helping 30 Celiacs”. Each post will be aimed toward helping one specific person or group of people. If you or someone you know needs help, guidance, advice...

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Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Dear World: Here is Why I Eat Gluten-Free

We don’t owe anybody any explanation of why we eat gluten-free. It’s our life. It’s our body. It’s our health.

It’s what we do to thrive and survive.

Yet with the fad diet in full force, I...

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Thursday, February 20th, 2014

I’m So Sorry Our Disease is Such an Inconvenience For You

It never ends. It seriously never ends.

The constant ignorance out there and the constant need to defend ourselves about our disease and other food intolerances.

What set me off this time?

An utterly ridiculous article on...

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Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Celiac Rant: Stop Pitying My Child’s Diet and Let’s Rejoice!

I love this. I really, really love this. It’s a celiac rant with a positive spin.

Because our disease is connected to food, it’s the food that tends to get all of the focus. Food is...

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Celiac Rant: Spanking Does Not Cure Celiac Disease

The below comment was left on my blog post about children with chronic health issues a few weeks ago.

I was stunned and I reached out directly to the woman who wrote the comment. I told...

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Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Celiac Rant: I’m New to This…And I Hate It

Think back to when you were first diagnosed with celiac disease. What was your first reaction?

For many people, it was relief. Relief that they finally had an answer to all of their health woes. Relief that...

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Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

My Wish for 2014: Less Celiac Rants Like This One

While I love being a sounding board for people’s celiac rants, it saddens me that I still receive so many of these.

Today’s rant comes from a fellow celiac whose ill father simply doesn’t give any credence...

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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Celiac Disease: A Vicious Cycle With No Rule Book

Celiac is such a strange disease.

You can go stretches where you feel totally fine and you find yourself thinking that you’ve got it all figured out.

But then you get hit by god knows what and...

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