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Just Wanted To Tell You About A Cool Thing That Happened To Me Today

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Today at lunchtime, I was sitting with my friends and one asks me if the macaroni I was eating was made of rice. I say yes, another friend asks why, I say I'm Celiac, and this girl turns around and goes, "Hey! My mom's allergic to wheat but she thinks she's Celiac."

I thought that was pretty cool all on its own, but:

In tech today, we were doing this survey assignment thing and our group decides we're doing it on food. So we're making up questions about how many times a week do you eat fast food, etc. and I say how I don't usually eat at fast food restaurants because I have a ton of allergies. (Hahaha.) This guy in my group asks what I'm allergic to, I say wheat and stuff like that, and then a girl in my group says, "Oh, my sister's Celiac. Are you?"

How cool is that? Twice in one day.

Just thought I should share.

-Jackie

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That really is very COOL. It's so hard to find anyone who's even heard of it.

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That's really cool! Actually, I think it's quite common. I design kitchens, and you get to know people well. It's surprising how many of my clients have celiac, and require two ovens or seperate drawers. I also noticed, that when I'm shopping for my gluten-free foods, there always out of what I need. Someone's buying it! I think alot of people stay quiet about it, because of the symptoms! No one likes to say,"Hey, if I eat that, I'll be sitting on the toilet all day with diarrhea." lol Anyways, it's always nice to meet someone else that's dealing with the same problems we have!! :)

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