Today is a short blog post, but it's full of interesting coeliac stuff I've been reading over the last three months.
Jackie has had coeliac symptoms since birth but was only diagnosed as an adult. Here's her story ..."I was incredibly sick from birth with doctors taking me off different foods to try and find out what was wrong. My mother used to boil bones twice and sieve them for me to drink, or find goats … Continue reading Glutey Tales: Jackie’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?
The New Zealand Facebook-dwelling coeliac and gluten-free community is pretty peeved today at the words of Polly Gillespie, DJ for radio station The Hits.In a segment called 'The worst things of the twenty-first century' Polly states: "Gluten free diets. I think there's only like four people who are allergic to wheat and the rest of us are just … Continue reading Gluten: famous for all the wrong reasons