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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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:D Morning all--I know many of you have seen posts from me in this forum--in this month of November we all give thanks--I just want to say a big thank you :D to everyone who responds to our many questions--I have learned so much in this forum :D --I frequent 4 forums and this is my favorite--this is where I have learned the most :) --everyone here is very caring and so ready to give advice even to some questions that may seem silly to others--thank you so much and everyone here----have a wonderful holiday season---Deb :D
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:D Morning all-- everyone here----have a wonderful holiday season---Deb :D

Great Idea, Deb!

Happy holidays to you and everyone who visits this board.

granny

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I am also thankful for everyone here. :D When I first visited here I had SO many questions and didn't know where to begin.

A BIG thank you to all of you that help and care for each other enough to give your time and support.

ALSO a big thanks to Scott for putting all this together and offering such a wonderful place to be!

Take care everyone and I hope each of you have a Wonderful gluten-free Holiday Season!

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I agree...I have visited a couple other celiac forums and none even comes close in my eyes. This one has enough people to provide a steady stream of conversation, but seems small enough for me to feel like I know people.

Thank you, Scott, for creating and maintaining this for us.

I, too, found this forum to be a lifesaver when I was diagnosed and it's so convenient for getting quick answers to my questions.

Happy holidays!

-celiac3270

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Hi, Being a newbie at this I am REALLY thankful to find this board and nice group of people. I havn't found a support group in my town, or even another gluten-free person. So basically I'm going it alone still, and doing okay. But as we head into the big feast season, and everyone is baking up their rolls to pass around the table, I will really be remembering that I might be sitting with my family and friends (as they all try to deal with my different diet, with varying success, yikes) but I have another "family" of people I can share or co-miserate with during the holidays. Thanks to all of you.

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Hi, Being a newbie at this I am REALLY thankful to find this board and nice group of people. I havn't found a support group in my town, or even another gluten-free person. So basically I'm going it alone still, and doing okay. But as we head into the big feast season, and everyone is baking up their rolls to pass around the table, I will really be remembering that I might be sitting with my family and friends (as they all try to deal with my different diet, with varying success, yikes) but I have another "family" of people I can share or co-miserate with during the holidays. Thanks to all of you.

HI and Welcome!! We are all in the same boat here and I think that's what makes this board work so well. Last year, there were a Whole Bunch of us who were Newbie's and we all survived the holidays by depending on eachother, the board, God and family and friends.

I live in a small town in OK and don't know of another gluten-free person till I cross the boarder into AR. I met her here on the message board and haven't met her in real life. It's just nice to know she is over there if I need her. Last year my kids were very accomodating with my diet because I'd almost died the previous yr and we were so grateful to finally know what was wrong with me. This year, it's a little different-I'm supposed to be a pro at this and know what I can eat; NOT!! I'm still so full of questions and that's why I'm here reading almost every day. I love this site and reading what other people are coming up with. There is a wealth of info here.

We're also glad you found this site cause now we get to share the holidays with You and all the other Newbies, too. Welcome aboard and God Bless. granny

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Great idea Deb!

Definitely thanks to everyone on this board for responding to all of the questions we all ask, even if its repeatedly! Being new here, and unsure of my diagnosis, this has been a wonderful relief and resource to put my worries at bay. I am very grateful to have found this forum!

Dana

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Count me in too! I'm exTREMEly grateful for this site and everyone who participates!

And how GREATFUL I AM to live in a time where we have the internet. I probably never would have gotten a diagnosis if it weren't for the web, and I CERTAINLY would NOT have a clue about what I can and cannot eat! And I would never have met so many wonderful, helpful people as I have here. THANK YOU! What a lonely thing it would be to have to live this way without any support from people who are going through the same thing!

:wub:

-donna

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I , also , am grateful for this board. This is my favorite of three and the one I visit almost every day unless the library is closed and I can't get up here to our school when the computers aren't busy. I'll be having Thanksgiving supper with my daughter, several grandchildren and 1 and a half great grandchildren. The second great grand is to be born at the end of March. My daughter and I have figured out together things I can have. I am getting used to just having those things and enjoying them. A Happy Thanksgiving to all of you. Ruth S.

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I'm grateful for this board, the fact that I discovered I was gluten intolerant after I took up cooking, that I never had very severe symptoms, and that there are so many tasty foods in the world! And I'm very grateful for the support of my family and friends who have never made a disparaging comment about the diet.

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And how GREATFUL I AM to live in a time where we have the internet. I probably never would have gotten a diagnosis if it weren't for the web, and I CERTAINLY would NOT have a clue about what I can and cannot eat! And I would never have met so many wonderful, helpful people as I have here. THANK YOU! What a lonely thing it would be to have to live this way without any support from people who are going through the same thing!

:wub:

-donna

I know! I completely agree. My mom and I have said that all the time.....where would I be without this board. When I was diagnosed, I was clueless and this is where I learned about celiac disease. I started out thinking that if it didn't say wheat, rye, barley, or oats on a label, it was gluten-free........then I got here and got educated :D.

The information on the regular celiac.com site is great and the message board is an even better resource :). I can't imagine not having the internet; I would either still be eating foods that had gluten, but didn't list it clearly, or I would've had to plod through stacks of books that often repeat each other.......ah, the wonders of technology :rolleyes:

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I, too am so thankful for this message board. Since I was diagnosed in September, I have learned more from all of you than from my doctor and dietician. I also try to visit the board every evening after work, and although I don't often post, I read every new message. Your names have become so familiar to me, and I feel such a connection to everyone. Thanks to Scott and to all of you who are willing to share so much of yourselves.

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