No, I am not happy that I have Celiac Disease.
Yes, I am happy to have been diagnosed and to have found a cure for all those nasty symptoms.
Last weekend, my husband and I visited his hometown. While there, my hubby and mother-in-law made my favorite salsa. It also happens to be my husband’s favorite salsa, and I think it’s safe to say that it is everyone in his family’s favorite salsa. It’s darn good!
If you think finding gluten-free foods means only shopping at speciality grocery stores, I am happy to announce that is not the case! Walmart is a great place to shop. I am able to get almost everything I need in one stop and while saving a few bucks.
We just got back from our annual family vacation in northern Michigan, and I am feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and bronzed. We spent time on the beach, shopping and doing tastings at local wineries. Michigan is truly my home away from home.
As you may know, my wedding is quickly approaching. There are only 46 short days left until the big day! I am so blessed to have such wonderful friends and family that were willing to take on the challenge of throwing me three (yes, THREE) gluten-free showers.
I am happy to report that I have successfully made it through my first ‘holiday’ season as a diagnosed Celiac! It was not nearly as hard as I imagined it would be. But if I was going to offer tips to my fellow gluten-free folks, I would have three suggestions: