Self-proclaimed font of Celiac knowledge, Libby tries to educate everyone she comes across on the differences between allergies, gluten sensitivity, and Celiac Disease.
Oct 10 2012
I have been sick for the past five days. I am frustrated and annoyed at my body because I have no idea what is going on. I convinced that a number of outside factors could be affecting me: stress from moving, the new house I live in not being e...
Oct 05 2012
Gluten-Free Mac n' Cheese
Nothing really compares to the deliciousness of macaroni and cheese. It is a soft and velvety comfort food that can cheer up any bad day, and is great in a pinch for a quick fix for dinner. Though home made is always the best, grabbing a packag...
Oct 03 2012
Traveling with Celiac
For the past couple of years now, I have felt a growing desire to travel. Sure, I have taken trips here and there; recently to the UK, Central America, and other states in the U.S., but traveling in a group or for a mere two weeks has not sati...
Sep 28 2012
On (Not) Feeling Left Out
Being a Celiac means that you have an amazing attitude towards being left out. Or on the other hand, maybe you have a terrible attitude at first, but learn to accept the road blocks in front of you and get on with other activities. In this c...
Sep 27 2012
I do not like baseball. I am sorry, but I said it. Whether it is because I do not understand the rules or because I find it boring to watch, I have never made the effort to go to games, nor joined in the hype for a specific team. However, being fr...
Sep 21 2012
Gluten-Free Paper Mache
Recently, a sculpture project I was working on called for the use of cardboard and glue only. Trying to think outside the box, I wanted to deconstruct the cardboard to a point where it was unrecognizable. This meant changing the cardboard's 2D ...
Sep 19 2012
Chicken Soup for the (Celiac) Soul
Fall is upon us, and with my weak immune system that means one thing: cold season.After a long and beautiful summer of beach trips and lunch on San Francisco rooftops, Fall can be a bit of a drag, especially when a nasty cold or sore throat sne...
Sep 14 2012
Everyday Advice for Newly Diagnosed Celiacs
Today, I want to list all the things that I wish I had known when first diagnosed as aCeliac. Many of these items came as a surprise either from trial and error, someonetelling me a few months later, or reading an article online.Don't Lick Envelop...
Sep 13 2012
Raise a Glass for National Celiac Awareness Day
Happy National Celiac Awareness Day, everyone! What could be more appropriatethan to celebrate with friends and a few cold ones?I was going to review gluten free beers, but mid way through writing that post, I decidedinstead to recommend something...
Sep 07 2012
Mark Your Calendars...
...because September 13th is National Celiac DiseaseAwareness Day!Why September 13th, you ask? Doctor Samuel Gee, a British physician, was the ?rst topublish a modern clinical description of celiac disease in 1888 and linked the control ofthe dise...