Celiac disease dating
Full of personal stories about life with celiac disease and fibromyalgia; gluten free, vegan and paleo recipes; and product and restaurant reviews.Plus, reflects on body image, dating and more with a chronic illness!In the beginning, shortly after my celiac disease diagnosis, my then-husband and I met with a dietician from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center who specialized in counseling patients newly diagnosed with celiac disease. After a few months of following her orders, he went completely gluten-free so he didn’t have to brush, floss, rinse, and repeat. According to my two adult daughters, my online profile shouldn’t include anything about me having celiac disease, for fear of turning men away. Instead, in my profile I say that gluten is an issue but it never stops me from living.We’re not married any longer, and now I’m the one faced with having to deliver the kissing prescription to new potential partners, without any help from a dietician. In all honesty, that doesn’t even remotely capture the ways in which celiac disease has turned my life upside down and inside out.
All of that so I don’t have to deal with the kissing prescription head-on. I recently had a wonderful discussion with him about honesty and being able to walk in your power without being afraid of being judged. And we weren’t even talking about kissing or anything in the neighborhood of physical intimacy—just about speaking your truth.Gluten is a protein found in barley, rye, (most) oats, and wheat.Think bread, and think of a thousand other products.I remember laughing when my doctor first explained that, after being diagnosed with celiac disease, I'd have to avoid gluten for the rest of my life. " Not everyone gets to have a cool name like that stamped on their medical records.Sure, part of that reaction was shock, but I blame the other half on the silly sounding terms that now reign my life. Just yesterday, my boyfriend, Nick, received his latest spelling lesson.