Gluten Free Jobs And Employment?
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"Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Posted 01 September 2010 - 02:49 PM
2/2010 Malabsorption becomes dramatically noticable
3/2010 Negative IgA EMA; negative IgA TTG
4/2010 Negative biopsy
5/2010 Elimination diet; symptoms begin to resolve on gluten-free diet round two (10 days)
5/2010 Diagnosed gluten sensitive based on weakly positive repeat IgA & IgG TTGs and dietary response; decline capsule endoscopy.
Now, what to do about my cookbook in progress? Make it gluten-free?
Posted 01 September 2010 - 03:05 PM
I just (like today!) got my kitchen approved to do baking in my house, so I'm going to start my own 'bakery'.
I also have in the works a consulting sort of business. Helping people who are newly diagnosed navigate this huge lifestyle change. I have met with a doctor and we collaborated on what types of things would be helpful, and I'm hoping to get it started shortly. One thing at a time, though... (Both of these things don't require huge amounts of money to get started, either. )
Sometimes you gotta think a little differently if there's something you want to do, but is not readily available.
Hope that helps!
Gluten free November 2007
IgA Deficient, Neg Bloodwork, Double DQ2 Positive
Dietary and Genetic Diagnosis June 2, 2008
Soy free Jan 09
Posted 02 September 2010 - 05:23 AM
Start checking all the gluten free products you enjoy for locations. There has been such a growth in this market. I'm waiting for all the merging, which I have noticed over the years. As soon as I can I will be buying stock in gluten free food.
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 01:44 PM
I'll actually be living in Portland the month of February 2011. I'm hoping that I can find some work out there with the gluten free bakeries/companies, etc. However, I am only there for one month as I'm living in Illinois and that is all the time I can take out of my job here to be there. I really want to move out there. My job kinda sucks here and I really don't like Illinois. My brother lived in Portland for several months and loved it but couldn't find any work. I will have to be really productive with my time while I'm out there.
Hi Coolclimates, Portland is good. Seattle has a lot too, and if you're in Portland for a month you should take a trip to Seattle. Amtrack runs daily and is a nice trip, so you can come even if you don't have a car.
Seattle has Ener-G foods (used to be a customer of mine), just south of downtown Seattle close to the train terminal. http://www.ener-g.com/
The Flying Apron Bakery is just north of downtown and easily reachable by bus. http://www.flyingapron.com/
There's also Sunny Valley Bakery http://www.sunnyvalleywheatfree.com/ They operate a gluten-free bakery in Kent.
WOW Baking is also in Kent. http://www.wowbaking.com/contact-us/
Wheatless in Seattle (formerly DaVinci's) is a gluten-free Restaurant http://www.wheatlessinseattle.net/
That's all I can think of off the top of my head. I'd suggest looking at the sites and calling first. Good luck!
Son, age 18, previously delayed growth 3rd percentile weight, 25th percentile height (5'3" at age 15). Negative blood work. Endoscopy declined. Enterolab positive 3/12/08. Gene results: HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201 HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0503 Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,1(Subtype 2,5) Went gluten-free, casein-free 3/15/08. Now 6'2" (Over six feet!) and doing great.
"Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance." Abigail Adams (1744-1818) 2nd First Lady of the United States
Posted 11 November 2010 - 07:00 PM
I also went to Chicago recently and will be living there for 2 weeks over the winter vacation. I recently went to the University of Chicago's Celiac center but also went to Rose's Wheat Free bakery in Evanston. I've applied to work there, but they are having trouble keeping their heads above water right now...not enough customers or something. So it doesn't sound really promising. But I live in Illinois so it would be easier to get a job instate instead of Portland. I don't much care for Illinois but I have a preexisting condition and the current health care situation will only stop discriminating against people with a preexisting condition starting in 2014. And that is if Obama's health care plan is not toppled by the Republicans.
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