I am new here too. Just recently diagnosed with Celiac myself. I've had stomach problems since I was a teenager but in the past two years it's gotten worse with each passing month. To the point that I had nausea, vomiting, severe pain and diarrhea with every meal I've been on a gluten free diet for a week now and have gone from that to being able to eat at least small meals with none of the symptoms except some pain that I wouldn't call severe anymore. I've been reading and reading about gluten free foods and Celiac and it's a bit overwhelming so thought I'd drop in here to see if I can learn something from all of you. Thanks for having a support group for this life changing (for the better I hope) diagnosis.
Welcome to you too Judy3! Glad you found us. I hope you are doing well on your gluten-free diet start. It is nice to have beginners to the gluten-free diet come around since we were all beginners at one time too. Take a look around, we have a great recipe / cooking section with cooking tips and the ingredients labeling section helps with finding about safe foods. There are also a lot of great articles on the main site about celiac disease and eating gluten-free. etc. Also a gab/chat forum in case you want to chew the fat.
At the top right side of the forum is a "view new content" link that will list all the recent threads. Very handy for catching up on whats a happenin'. Threads you have posted in will have pencil in the icon. Threads I have posted in won't look any different to you although I think they should be glowing gold or silver. Just kidding! I have been hanging around the silly thread to much I guess.