Relationships

When it comes to celiac disease, you need a support system. I am stunned of all of the emails I get from people who just don’t have it. Spouses not caring, parents not taking precautions; friends intentionally glutening people cause they don’t “believe” in celiac disease. It makes me sad.

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Celiac Disease: It's All in the Family

March 11, 2014 | 45 Comments

“There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of humans, are created, strengthened and maintained.” – Winston Churchill I am doubly blessed when it comes to family life. I was […]

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Dear Gluten Dude: My Fiancée has Celiac Disease and We're Both So Damned Depressed

February 10, 2014 | 27 Comments

Sorry for the delay folks. We’ve been in polar vortex hell. The last ice storm knocked out power out for 5 days. It got to 38 degrees INSIDE the Dude Ranch. Grateful for friends and family for the hot food, cold beer and warm […]

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My Wish for 2014: Less Celiac Rants Like This One

December 31, 2013 | 18 Comments

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 to our disease. Now where have we […]

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Can Undiagnosed Celiac Disease Lead to Suicide?

December 2, 2013 | 55 Comments

Hey folks. Sorry for the five day layoff. The last thing I remember is gnawing on a turkey leg Thanksgiving evening, feeling the tryptophan kick in and the next thing I know…it’s Tuesday. Just a little levity to start a serious topic. Last November […]

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What are the Legal Options When a Divorced Father Intentionally Feeds His Celiac Child Gluten?

November 22, 2013 | 39 Comments

Divorce is ugly. I get it. But I never understood why any parent would ever, and I mean EVER, take it out on his or her own children. When you become a parent, your number one job is to protect that child. Period. Which […]

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Dear Gluten Dude: My 18-Year-Old Celiac Cheats. How Do I Help Him?

November 2, 2013 | 63 Comments

Yes…a rare weekend post from the Gluten Dude. But when I received the following message on Facebook, I felt an urgency to try to get some advice for this troubled mom as soon as humanly possible. So if you happen to be online today […]

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Dear Gluten Dude: My Family Members Call Celiac a Fad Disease. Oh…and They're Doctors.

September 13, 2013 | 44 Comments

Did you know that today is Celiac Awareness Day? That’s right…our disease is so big that we get our own special day to try to spread awareness. Heck, we even get our own month, which happens to be the month of May. (And yes…there […]

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The Celiac Guilt

August 26, 2013 | 84 Comments

It’s been a great summer. Lots of fun. Lots of friends. And even though it’s gone by so quickly…at the same time it’s been a long summer. My health has kinda sucked. And as the summer winds down, I’m dealing with some guilt about […]

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Is Semen Gluten Free?

August 20, 2013 | 74 Comments

Yes…I just went there. No…I am not curious for my own behalf (not that there’s anything wrong with it). The request came from somebody on my Facebook page. Her name is…oh wait…I probably shouldn’t share her name. 😉 Anyway, here is how the conversation […]

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She Says: I Wish I had Celiac Disease So I Could Be Skinny. You Say: _____________

May 13, 2013 | 68 Comments

I received the following email and if nothing else, I thought we could help a fellow celiac out and have some fun at the same time. Hey Gluten Dude…I am a 33 year old Type 1 diabetic, Mom to 2 beautiful munchkins, and a […]

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