Last month we went to Auckland for a night (husband to work, me to hang out with my cousin). As usual I did a whole heap of Facebook stalking and advice seeking about where to eat long before we left Hamilton. And that's how I found my way to Mondays. Based in New North Road, down … Continue reading Mondays
We all remember what it's like to be a teenager. The stresses of trying to fit in while also trying to find your own place in the world ...If you were given a choice of timing, I don't think many people would choose to be a teenager when they were diagnosed with coeliac disease. But … Continue reading Glutey tales: Lila’s story
I've mentioned before how much I LOOOOOOVEEE hot chips. MMMM ... But they're kind of hard to find, which is odd since potatoes are gluten-free. The problem however is two-fold: cross-contamination from gluteny products in the cooking oil, and chips that are more than just potato and oil (e.g. flavourings and coatings).Recently while driving home from … Continue reading Fish Punk
Coeliac disease has been around a looooong time, it's not a new disease. There are even reports of coeliac disease dating back to Roman times. Yup, 2000 years ago.Even so, we're still I believe very much at the beginnings of our understanding of coeliac disease, and it's lesser medically-accepted buddy gluten intolerance.I've been on a … Continue reading Glutey tales: Barbara’s story
I'm going to be real here. A lot of coeliacs I know, still have stomach problems despite being on a strictly gluten-free diet. There seems to be this story out there that once you cut out gluten, everything will be okay. You'll suddenly be healthy, happy and have more energy than you can shake a stick at. For … Continue reading Why does my tummy still hurt?
I once had a boss who after exiting the bathroom made the comment "Geez, can't some people just put a bung in it until they get home?"Yup, someone had done a real stinker in there. And it wasn't me ... this time.An IBS friend and I were cracking up about this recently, because clearly my … Continue reading What the hell is that smell? (umm …)
Yup, I made a video. My second one actually. This one is all about some awesome kitcheny things that are super handy for people with food allergies.