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Celiac Disease Wasn't a Part of the College Plan

Celiac Disease Wasn't a Part of the College Plan
Within weeks of my celiac disease diagnosis, I had my two sons tested. Both grew up with “sensitive stomachs” so I was surprised—yet relieved—when their blood tests came...
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Wondering about Celiac Disease? Don't go Gluten Free - Yet!

Wondering about Celiac Disease? Don't go Gluten Free - Yet!
As more and more people try gluten-free diets, awareness of Celiac Disease is increasing - but ironically so is the risk of mis- or under-diagnosis. It's...
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My Celiac Disease Diagnosis Story

I have Celiac Disease.  However, it took 15 years of "tummy problems" to get that diagnosis. It all started for me in High School.  Some time during...
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WW: Living with Food Allergies -- Diagnosis

Try to put together the pieces is hard when you're not sure what goes with what.Try to put together the pieces is hard when you're not sure what goes with what. How were your food allergies diagnosed? Denise and I have both posted our...
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"I Gave Up Martinis" & Other Mistakes an Allergic Foodie Admits

At the risk of losing a few readers who rely on me for gluten-free and allergy-friendly wisdom, today I'm coming clean. Ready? An Allergic Foodie has...
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The Cost of Being Gluten Free

The Cost of Being Gluten Free
Recently a satirical article "Surviving Whole Foods" was posted on Huffington Post. While intentionally satirical, it briefly brought up a really great point about the excessive...
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My Story, the Reason behind the Recipes and How I got My Life Back

My Story, the Reason behind the Recipes and How I got My Life Back
Three years ago I weighed 376 lbs. I was on Weight Watchers for the millionth time and I was miserable. When I say miserable I think...
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Changes and Challenges

I wrote the following post after my daughter had several successful food challenges.  I started out thinking I would write about our good news but what...
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How my family came through food intolerances, allergies, mast cells and adoption to found freedible.

How my family came through food intolerances, allergies, mast cells and adoption to found freedible.

Holding my tiny adopted newborn two years ago as he screamed, back arched stiffly in pain and bright blue eyes squeezed tightly shut, I couldnt possibly have imagined all the gifts he would bring to my family.  Today, as we prepare to launch the new community for people with food allergies, intolerances and other restrictions that he has inspired, I am stunned by all the meanings weve found in that old phrase, the miracle of adoption.

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