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  1. Thank you all for the good advice. I will consider this. Yes, I agree there is a lack of education. I liked your "not sharing a spoon" story. It shows that people don't quite get it yet. I'll try harder at work to try to get people to understand. Thanks.
  2. I've been working at same place for just over 10 years. We've had holiday party every year but I've never attended and it's never really bothered me. About 6 years ago I was promoted and it was my job to coordinate the holiday party (get people's menu choices, etc.) even though I don't go. The...
  3. That's funny... I have a sister who says she's gluten free but wasn't tested and also isn't very strict! We've gone out to eat with other family members and she finally picked up on my drill "can I have a gluten free menu please?" "can you please be sure to tell the chef it HAS to be gluten free...
  4. Thank you! You're right, I just need to take the higher ground and stay true to myself. Also, I will continue to fight the urge to confront her. Thanks for the support!
  5. Thank you for the response, SSLRunner. Yeah, I've seen that too. I have relatives who say they probably have celiac disease and eat gluten free, but cheat all the time. I just can do that!
  6. I know this will all seem silly: But I work in a fairly small office (15 people) and some eat "gluten light." I have celiac and have been gluten-free for years and I'm really strict. A few years ago a new employee started and she said she's stricter than me (it's not a competition) because...