Mandatory Option-Go Gluten Free

My co-op electric company that un-co-oped a few years ago has finally had to let us choose our own electric. Which is really a good thing, this coop has had a bit of a monopoly going for years, and we have literally paid for it.  Thus the needed de-regulation. We HAVE to pick a new…

A Gut Reaction

I heard a  commercial for yogurt make the statement that 70% of our immune system is located in our gut.  In all of these almost 30 gut wrenching years of Celiac awareness, I have never heard this. Experiencing how absolutely EVERYTHING that goes wrong with my body, seems directly related to ingesting wheat.  It makes…

They Don’t Know, But YOU Do

Last week I heard three different instances of misdiagnosis or refusal to diagnose celiac/gluten intolerance by doctors.  As always the person(s) involved say the doctor said the tests don’t show the celiac, though the patient has felt better being off of wheat. The majority of doctors, labs, pathologist, the medical world still does not know…

Gluten Free IS Our Way

Been doing and going and being very busy. Always gluten-free. As long as it is my choice. Recently several of my gluten-free clan have had an infiltration of wheat gluten. The youngest grandchild was given goldfish crackers, accidentally. The child care staff had some newbies. The typical apology, with follow-up of observation of he did…

I See Celiac Do You?

Case # 1: Woman in 50’s with years past diagnoses of Crohn’s Disease.   Thyroid has been removed due to cancer, Cancerous lymph nodes and a cancerous lump in the breast has been noted.     Jaundice, abdomen pain and floaty fatty stools, itching skin recently warranted the removal of gall bladder, no stones present. Case #2…