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Posted 21 January 2013 - 12:10 AM


Celiacs Feel Excluded from Social Life
I am a student at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. I have a gluten-free diet and am interested in learning more about the Celiac lifestyle. I've written an article about the difficulties of being Celiac in regards to social life, with a ...

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 04:24 AM

I don't get it. Just because you are gluten free, does not prevent you from cooking for other people... it doesn't prevent you from drinking beer, if that is your "thing..." it just means that you are selecting and cooking with different ingredients, using different recipes, perhaps using different kitchen utensils, or bringing your own booze to a tailgate. Not all gluten free bread is dry and hard... good grief. Socializing is not just eating with "the herd."
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Posted 21 January 2013 - 05:48 AM

I find it just takes a little thought and a bit more work, when I go to someone's house, I take my own food. I can still socialize and most people don't even notice. when people come to my house, they get gluten-free food, again, most don't even notice.
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I miss my chocolate!!!   but I'm not sick anymore, and that's what really matters  :)

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