I am married, with two children, ages 6 and 11 months old. I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in December, 2011. I have had symptoms for 10+ years. My mother has several inflammatory disease issues, and my sister has arthritis. In researching information about inflammatory diseases, I came across Celiac Disease, and discovered that I had more than quite a few of the symptoms. After self-diagnosing, I had a blood test which tested positive for Celiac. I then had a small bowel biopsy, which confirmed my diagnosis.
I am a vegetarian as well, and am looking forward to learning more about the gluten-free lifestyle, and more importantly FEELING BETTER!
Looks like new equipment for the kitchen is the way to go. I've gone this long feeling unhealthy, and I don't want to take any chances. I feel like this is my new lease on life, and heck, I'm worth it! Thanks for the responses.
Thank you for the recommendation on the website. Most helpful. In regards to the kitchen set up, my husband is open to having the entire family eat gluten free to make it an easier transition for me. I have a large cutting board that I absolutely adore. Can I wash everything down, and continue...
I have had symptoms for 10+ years, and after researching information about inflammatory diseases, which run in my family, I came across Celiac Disease. After self-diagnosing, I had a positive blood test for Celiac, and the small bowel biopsy, which confirmed my diagnosis. I am a vegetarian, and...