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Rodmanj added a topic in Celiac Disease - Coping WithAvoiding Certain Places Because Of Gluten IntoleranceI haven't officially been diagnosed with Celiac, but I realized that I was gluten intolerant last November and have been on the gluten free diet ever since. My mom has Celiac, so I don't usually worry about whether or not there's going to be food I can eat when I'm home. However, since I've stopped eating gluten, I constantly find myself being afraid to go to certain places because I'm afraid that there isn't going to be anything for me to eat there, especially when I'm traveling. It's gotten to the point where I'm afraid to go to family functions because as understanding as many of them are about the gluten intolerance, I don't feel like they completely get it, and for the first time in my four years of college, I didn't go on a retreat with my Christian group that I looked forward to going on every year because there are so many people who go and I didn't think they would be able to accommodate me. Looking back, I get really mad at myself for missing out on these things because of my fear, and I was wondering if there was anyone else on here who gets the same way when it comes to leaving home.
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