I am beyond honored to announce I have been nominated for multiple awards in the 10th Annual WEGO Health Awards including “Advocating for Another,” “Lifetime Achievement Award” and “Best Team Performance.” (I have also been nominated for Best in Show: Podcast, but I don’t have a podcast. Maybe this is a hint to start one?!) This is an especially meaningful nomination since I have been involved with WEGO Health for more than 10 years now!Continue reading “Gluten-Free Globetrotter WEGO Health Awards 2021 Nominee”
As of today, I have officially been living with celiac disease and eating gluten-free for forty years.
YES, you read that correctly… FORTY YEARS.
“But how, you don’t look a day over 29?” I know, right?
But all joking aside, I use July 9, 1981 as my celiac anniversary because I have the medical records to prove it. When my mother sold my childhood home seven years ago, I came across my pediatric medical records which was basically as thick as a phone book. (Remember those?)
As I flipped through my medical records, two entries that stopped me in my tracks.
7/9/81: Dx celiac
7/17/81: Most likely celiac disease, responding well to gluten free diet
Just in time for Amazon Prime Day, I have relaunched my Gluten-Free Globetrotter store on Amazon.com. In my storefront, I share some of my favorite gluten-free travel foods, gear to help transport your gluten-free food, items to use in a shared kitchen to keep your gluten-free food safer, and even gadgets to prepare food on the go. Anyone living with celiac disease or food allergies knows that you don’t leave home without your back-up kit. Now is the time to build yours!
What is one item you cannot leave home without when traveling gluten-free? Is it missing from my list? Let me know in the comments below!
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Are you renting a summer house? Here is my post and checklist about keeping your rental kitchen gluten-free this summer.
Join me on Thursday, June 17 at 5:30pm ET when I go LIVE with the Virtual Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Support Group of the Kogan Celiac Center of RWJBarnabas Health. This live webinar is FREE and all are welcome.Continue reading “LIVE: Gluten-Free Summer Travel Tips”
2021 started out unlike any year I’ve experienced before. I did not feel like celebrating a new year. Yes, I was glad to leave 2020 behind but was there really anything to celebrate entering a new year with almost 400,000 COVID deaths in the US? Then, on January 6th, there was an insurrection terrorist attack on our Nation’s Capitol. I sat in disbelief and tears while I watched the news. I couldn’t muster up wishing anyone a happy new year. From connecting with so many of you on social media, I know you felt the same way. I guess there is something comforting in sharing the discomfort of the world. I am here now to wish you a Happy February.Continue reading “Gluten-Free Globetrotter in 2021”