Things I learned at the Coeliac New Zealand AGM and conference

Coeliac New Zealand are a not for profit organisation. They do a lot of good work to ensure the health and well-being of the coeliac and gluten-free community. I've quoted their mission and vision below to give you an idea of what they're all about:"OUR VISION: People with coeliac disease are diagnosed quickly, live healthy lives … Continue reading Things I learned at the Coeliac New Zealand AGM and conference

Tears, tantrums and a lack of tiaras

When you’re first diagnosed with food allergies it usually comes as a shock. There’s an initial ‘Ah yay, that’s what’s wrong with me’ moment, but this is swiftly followed by ‘holy crap, what am I going to eat?!!’You can see your life stretching before you with endless servings of sawdust and parboiled eggplant as your … Continue reading Tears, tantrums and a lack of tiaras

Children with food allergies … part one

Something that I've been thinking about lately is babies. Cute, pudgy cheeked munchkins with my curls and outgoing nature, and my husband’s long eyelashes, gingery colouring, and sharp sense of humour. Our children will be beautiful, smart, funny and all round great girls/guys <I’m already biased in their favour>.Being of the glutey persuasion, something we need … Continue reading Children with food allergies … part one