What is an advocate? An advocate: pleads a cause for another, defends or maintains a cause, and/or supports or promotes the interests of a cause or a group. (Merriam Webster Dictionary) Why does the gluten free community need more advocates? Another national chain has jumped on the gluten free bandwagon, but not to for the […]
If you have read My Story-Health, then you know I have been through the wringer with health issues. I am always looking for ways to improve the health of my family and myself. I have learned that sometimes, unconventional is better. My biggest lesson in thinking this way came from being diagnosed with celiac disease and having my diet as my prescription to better health. I learned how little doctors have known about this disease. (Which is one reason it took me 18ish years to be diagnosed.) I have learned that doctors know much less than we think they do. This was compounded when my daughter was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease and discovering how unhappy with healthcare, thyroid patients are. Here, I will post things I have learned and continue to learn, frustrations, and hopefully my experiences will help you with your experiences. Also, check out my Gluten Free recipes. These are recipes that I use and our family likes; some I have created myself from learning to cook gf, altering other recipes, or just family favorites.