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Monday, December 16th, 2013

Question for Female Celiacs: How are You in the Boob Department?

I assure you I don’t ask this question for personal reasons.

As a matter of fact, it took me ten minutes to come up with the above title to make sure I used the least offensive terminology as possible. Out of the 20 slang words I came up with, I think “boob” plays it safest.

I...

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Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Celiac Awareness Must Start With the Medical Community

As we wind down Celiac Awareness Month (and what a month it’s been!), there is one aspect of our disease that seems to get overlooked far too often: the role the medical community plays.

Or perhaps I...

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Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

On a Day of Tragedy, a Guest Post from a Bostonian

Yesterday was another day that shook me to my core. I’ve realized that my kids will never grow up in the same world that I did. And I have this sinking feeling that the aggressive nature of...

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Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Celiac Disease & Infertility: Is There a Connection?

Although I’d like to think I handle the tough gluten-related topics on this site, it’s not too often I delve into actual “medical” discussions.

Why? Ummm…lawsuits, expensive trials, prison time and taking showers with a bunch of...

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Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

What’s it Like to be a 15-Year-Old Celiac?

I can say with absolute certainty that I was an awkward teenager.

I tried to portray myself as cool and collected, but inside I was tangled mess of nerves and insecurity.

I’m assuming many teenagers feel the...

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Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

A Celiac Gives Thanks

Sometimes it’s hard for a celiac to feel thankful.

I get emails…every day…from fellow celiacs who I know aren’t feeling very thankful.

They’re angry. They’re resentful. They just want their life back the way it was.

I...

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Thursday, August 9th, 2012

A Dudette Goes Gluten-Free…And Lives to Tell the Tale

One of my lovely Dudettes has been promising for some time to go gluten-free for a week to show her support.

A lovely gesture indeed and to be honest, it was one I was hoping for. If...

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Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Gluten-Free Living: Life Lessons in Friendship

Some years ago, my nephew got diagnosed with leukemia at a very young age. He was quite sick and it was naturally devastating to the family (he’s fine and thriving now). But I’ll always remember something my...

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