Celiac Rants

I hate celiac. You hate celiac. We all hate celiac. With all that pent up anger, people need a place to vent. That’s one of the reasons I started this blog. There’s just one rule: Once you’re done venting, you need to move forward and put the negative vibes on the back burner. Positive energy brings positive results. Ready for some rants? Read on.

growing up with celiac disease

Celiac Rant: Growing Up with Celiac Disease…and Hating It

August 13, 2019 | 3 Comments

I have a laundry list of celiac rants that people have sent me to post still. But I got the below email this morning and it struck a chord with me. It always pains me a bit extra when I hear from young people. […]

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It’s Time for Some Celiac Rants

March 1, 2019 | 5 Comments

Dude note 1: This is my 700th blog post. Crazy how time flies. I started my blog 89 months ago, so I’m averaging 7.865168539325843 blog posts per month. And yes I did that math in my head. I figure each blog post takes me […]

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celiac sellouts

When Celiacs Sell Out

January 12, 2018 | 116 Comments

I’m writing this post with a swirl of emotions (swirl? really Dude??). I’m gonna try to make it quick. Not sure how it’s gonna play out. I know I’ll get some hate (I mean…more hate) but here goes. Oh…first let me say this is […]

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Celiac Rant: There’s No Such Thing as “a Little Celiac”

December 19, 2017 | 23 Comments

Forgive me community for I have sinned. It has been 4 months since posting my last “celiac rant”. There are 55 of them currently in my inbox. My goal is to post one per year for the next 55 years. And yes…I plan on […]

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Child with Celiac Getting Bullied at School. Mom Needs Help.

August 22, 2017 | 32 Comments

Confession time. I was bullied mercilessly as a kid. Pretty much from 2nd grade to 6th grade. Even my “best friend” joined in when with others. Mike Perry…if you’re reading this…there’s a special place in hell for you. And why was I bullied? Cause […]

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Celiac Rant: After Being on 14 Drugs A DAY, Finally a Celiac Diagnosis

June 28, 2017 | 10 Comments

Here are two pretty disturbing facts regarding celiac disease and the medical community (source: CDC): 85%-95% of celiacs in the US are either undiagnosed or misdiagosed The average length of time it takes from symptoms to diagnosis is 4 years, in which time the […]

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i want a celiac diagnosis

Celiac Rant: I Just Want a Diagnosis!!

January 11, 2017 | 27 Comments

In 2007, I was sick for pretty much the full year. Lost 15 pounds on an already slim frame. I (finally) went to the doctor and the very first thing I was tested for was celiac disease. It came back positive and an endoscopy […]

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celiac disease haunts me

Celiac Rant: I’m 14 and Constantly Haunted by Celiac Disease

September 14, 2016 | 8 Comments

I’m only 14 years old and yet you’ve already ruined my life. I spend my days panicking that I’ll feel your mighty wrath again. You are like……a dragon. You simply sleep for ages, until the slightest noise wakes you up and you destroy everything. […]

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Celiac Rant: I’m Not a Celiac Bitch. I’m Just a Parent.

July 7, 2016 | 15 Comments

Some rants need no introduction. Take it away GF Mama. Dear Gluten Dude, I love your site; informative with lots of humor. Most days I have tons of patience and I’m eager to share my Celiac knowledge with the brain-dead know-it-all population, but today […]

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dear celiac disease

Celiac Rant: A Letter Written to Celiac Disease

April 13, 2016 | 8 Comments

In case you haven’t noticed, I like to mix up the positive energy of dealing with celiac with the realities of our lovely disease. Well…I just looked in my inbox and I’ve got about 20 celiac rants waiting to be posted. So with no […]

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