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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

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My boyfriend of about a year just up and left me yesterday. This is my first breakup while being gluten free, so this may be an odd question, but when you've had to go through this and you don't have your old, gluten filled, comfort food, that things did/have you eaten that has comforted you during this crappy time? I know you're not supposed to eat for comfort but sometimes, you just gotta. Any ideas?

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Ice cream? Fritos? Snickers? Plenty of junk foods that are gluten-free.

Sorry for the breakup. Concentrate on what you want to do now.

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Sorry this happened to you. Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate.

(((((((((((((((((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

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Dove chocolates.

Talenti gelato.

Tostitos and salsa (bean, cheese, sour cream) nachos.

Pear cider.

Pamela's brownies.

Against the Grain baguette bruschetta.

Burn photo of ex in a bowl while you stick pins in a voodoo doll.

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Exercise. Reading. Friends. Movies. New hobbies.

It doesn't HAVE to be food. The last breakup I had (after I found out he had been cheating on me, so there was anger mixed in with the heartbreak), I LOST my appetite. I filled my days with the above, and when I couldn't sleep at night I just got up and read or played my guitar until I finally felt sleepy.

I'm sorry you are hurting but I encourage you to turn this into a positive experience. Go get your hair done. Buy some new clothes or new makeup. This is your chance for a new you. Grab it.

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I cram olive oil potato chips from Trader Joe's in my face when I'm unhappy. Keeps me from eating sugar.....

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Red wine and good cheese got me through my last breakup...two things my body seems to be rejecting now, but that's besides the point. I cheated once (ONCE) after my breakup and ate regular pizza - I gotta tell you, it tasted good, but not THAT good. Made me ten times more depressed and I couldn't get out of bed for a day (and I never sleep like that). Totally not worth it - will only make you feel worse. Use this time to really improve your diet since you only have yourself to feed and cook/shop for. Bury your face in a potato chip bag for a week or two and then off to the gym!! Nothing gets the anger out like running - I'm a TERRIBLE runner, so when I do, that's the only thing I can focus on. Helps get the weeds out of the brain for a bit :-) Feel better!!

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My boyfriend of about a year just up and left me yesterday. This is my first breakup while being gluten free, so this may be an odd question, but when you've had to go through this and you don't have your old, gluten filled, comfort food, that things did/have you eaten that has comforted you during this crappy time? I know you're not supposed to eat for comfort but sometimes, you just gotta. Any ideas?

gluten-free Granola and lots of positive thoughts. It's his loss so please don't punish yourself by falling off the gluten-free wagon. I read a lot of books by Louise Hay. Some are affirmations, others are wisdom. And we're all here to support you and be your safety net.

Sending healing {{{HUGS}}} and lots of love,

Loey

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Oh trust me, I never thought for a minute to eat gluten. I wasn't meaning that, lol. I was just wondering since all my OLD comfort food for a break up was ALL gluten, so I was trying to figure out some that AREN'T gluten. I'd totally go to a gym, but I have no job, so no money, and I live with the rents still, so I still cook & shop for the house. I have been taking this break up A LOT better than I thought I would have. Actually going out, seeing friends and focusing on myself and my goals, which for me, during a big break up, is AMAZING. :} Thanks guys <3

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