May is Celiac Awareness Month and also marks four years of me being diagnosed with the disease. I’ll never forget the day I got the call from my doctor informing me of my diagnosis. It was on Cinco de Mayo, and suddenly not only did I have to change my plans for that night… but for my life!
Recently I’ve been getting a lot of emails from people newly diagnosed with Celiac asking lots of questions and I always say the same thing. Does Celiac suck? Yes! Is it hard? Absolutely! Will it ever be easy? No! But I promise over time it will get EASIER!
I’ve learned a lot from my doctors and educating myself through books and major medical websites, but honestly I’ve learned the most about my illness through living it and trial and error.
In honor of Celiac Awareness Month and my anniversary of the disease, I thought I would make a resource guide of all the info I’ve learned so far and what’s helped me get through it. Many of these posts are from my early blog days when no one knew it existed and was my form of therapy!
I’ve rounded up all my Celiac related posts for you!
What even is Celiac disease? Here I explain what the disease is and what are some common symptoms to look for. Did you know there are over 300 symptoms for Celiac??
So you’re gluten free… now your life is about to really change! Here are my helpful tips to make it a smooth transition!
Apparently there are a bazillion different names for gluten and gluten is everywhere! Here I break down for you what you can and cannot eat.
Cross-contamination is one reason why you may not be feeling good on a gluten free diet. Keeping your kitchen gluten free is so important! Here are my steps to avoiding gluten contamination in your kitchen.
Not only do I need to worry about my food, but also my cosmetics?! Yup! Here I break it down for you!
Here I get really personal and share a letter to Celiac when I was sick in bed from a flare.
I have certain things I do that help me get through being “glutened”, so here I share my tips with you.
This is my go-to app when it comes to being gluten free! It cuts my shopping time in half.
This is also a game changer app when it comes to being gluten free!
These are so helpful when you eat out or travel to another country!
Just because you’re gluten free you shouldn’t have to miss out on traveling. Here are some helpful tips!
Road Trips don’t have to be stressful if you follow these helpful tips!
These are some things I’ve learned along the way that have helped make my life easier! I would love to hear your tips!
If there is a topic you would like me to cover, please ask and I would love to try and make a post on it!