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Gluten Free Diet Or Gluten Free Lifestyle?


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#31 mushroom

 
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Posted 18 December 2012 - 03:19 PM

And I hate 'lifestyle' because there is something in that word that implies 'choice' and we have none when it comes to gluten.
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#32 IrishHeart

 
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Posted 18 December 2012 - 03:27 PM

Amen, sister.
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#33 Takala

 
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Posted 18 December 2012 - 04:08 PM

Gluten Free Lifestyle Sounds Like We Are Doing A Reality Show In the Whole Feuds Aisle !
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Posted 18 December 2012 - 04:15 PM

:rolleyes:

:D
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"Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted." - Albert Einstein

"Life is not weathering the storm; it is learning to dance in the rain"

"Whatever the question, the answer is always chocolate." Nigella Lawson

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Legume free March 2010
Now tolerant of lactose

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 04:22 PM

Gluten Free Lifestyle Sounds Like We Are Doing A Reality Show In the Whole Feuds Aisle !


Housewives of Celiac!

Anyone notice the Crabby Captain hasn't been on since he started this nonsense?

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 04:49 PM

Fantastic, Takala! :lol:

Okay everyone.....Try and recall ROBIN LEACH's voiceover....remember that?? Hear him say this:


TONIGHT 's episode ON "LIfestyles of the celiac housewives who dream they can swap their hubs out for cabana boys and nibble on the fingers of KAREN"....we examine the ways we negotiate this "lifestyle" while driving a bus, hopping a train and washing down the contaminated shelves of the grocery aisles while trying not to slap silly the idiots who only THINK they know what a Gluten Free "diet" really means.
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"Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way we cope with it makes the difference." Virginia Satir

"The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." Leo Tolstoy

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else" Booker T. Washington

“If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.”― Laura Davenport 

"Do or do not. There is no try. "-  Yoda.

"LTES"  Gem 2014

 

Misdiagnosed for 25+ years; Finally Diagnosed with Celiac  11/01/10.  Double DQ2 genes. This thing tried to kill me. I view Celiac as a fire breathing dragon --and I have run my sword right through his throat.
I. Win. bliss-smiley-emoticon.gif


#37 Adalaide

 
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Posted 18 December 2012 - 04:55 PM

Fantastic, Takala! :lol:

Okay everyone.....Try and recall ROBIN LEACH's voiceover....remember that?? Hear him say this:


TONIGHT 's episode ON "LIfestyles of the celiac housewives who dream they can swap their hubs out for cabana boys and nibble on the fingers of KAREN"....we examine the ways we negotiate this "lifestyle" while driving a bus, hopping a train and washing down the contaminated shelves of the grocery aisles while trying not to slap silly the idiots who only THINK they know what a Gluten Free "diet" really means.


You win. Want a cookie?
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Posted 18 December 2012 - 05:02 PM

You win. Want a cookie?


hell yeah! Got one? :lol:
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"Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way we cope with it makes the difference." Virginia Satir

"The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." Leo Tolstoy

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else" Booker T. Washington

“If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.”― Laura Davenport 

"Do or do not. There is no try. "-  Yoda.

"LTES"  Gem 2014

 

Misdiagnosed for 25+ years; Finally Diagnosed with Celiac  11/01/10.  Double DQ2 genes. This thing tried to kill me. I view Celiac as a fire breathing dragon --and I have run my sword right through his throat.
I. Win. bliss-smiley-emoticon.gif


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Posted 18 December 2012 - 05:11 PM

trying not to slap silly the idiots who only THINK they know what a Gluten Free "diet" really means.


My biggest challenge in life :ph34r:
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#40 Adalaide

 
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Posted 18 December 2012 - 05:58 PM

hell yeah! Got one? :lol:


No. But Bartfull has cookies. All aboard!!! We're going on a road trip.

My biggest challenge in life :ph34r:


This is my biggest challenge some days also. Or sometimes not slapping people for about 100 other stupid reasons. Mostly I just have the urge to slap people a lot.
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Posted 18 December 2012 - 05:58 PM

So after reading this whole thread my brain is pretty scrambled and the only thing I can think of is Dr. Who. :huh:
(OK, cabana boys too)
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Ah, but I was so much older then, Im younger than that now.


#42 Adalaide

 
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Posted 18 December 2012 - 06:00 PM

So after reading this whole thread my brain is pretty scrambled and the only thing I can think of is Dr. Who. :huh:
(OK, cabana boys too)


Is that why we don't have our muumuus yet? Or did you think we would forget?
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Posted 18 December 2012 - 06:10 PM

Talking of food and lifestyles, I just saw a cooking show on the foods of Brazil and they featured the carioca boyz.... in Rio. :rolleyes: Now dat's a lifestyle if ever I saw one. No muumuus there!
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"Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted." - Albert Einstein

"Life is not weathering the storm; it is learning to dance in the rain"

"Whatever the question, the answer is always chocolate." Nigella Lawson

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Lactose free 1990
(Mis)diagnosed IBS, fibromyalgia '80's and '90's
Diagnosed psoriatic arthritis 2004
Self-diagnosed gluten intolerant, gluten-free Nov. 2007
Soy free March 2008
Nightshade free Feb 2009
Citric acid free June 2009
Potato starch free July 2009
(Totally) corn free Nov. 2009
Legume free March 2010
Now tolerant of lactose

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 06:17 PM

Is that why we don't have our muumuus yet? Or did you think we would forget?


Darn, caught me. I have been so distracted lately, I blame IH.
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Ah, but I was so much older then, Im younger than that now.


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Posted 18 December 2012 - 06:19 PM

Mostly I just have the urge to slap people a lot.


"indicative of celiac housewives and the NEW Gluten free lifestyle."

my brain is pretty scrambled and the only thing I can think of is Dr. Who. :huh:
(OK, cabana boys too)


"indicative of celiac housewives and the NEW Gluten free lifestyle"

watching a cooking show on the foods of Brazil and they featured the carioca boyz.... in Rio. :rolleyes:


"indicative of celiac housewives and the NEW Gluten free lifestyle"
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"Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way we cope with it makes the difference." Virginia Satir

"The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." Leo Tolstoy

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else" Booker T. Washington

“If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.”― Laura Davenport 

"Do or do not. There is no try. "-  Yoda.

"LTES"  Gem 2014

 

Misdiagnosed for 25+ years; Finally Diagnosed with Celiac  11/01/10.  Double DQ2 genes. This thing tried to kill me. I view Celiac as a fire breathing dragon --and I have run my sword right through his throat.
I. Win. bliss-smiley-emoticon.gif





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