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You Know You Have Celiac Disease If...

  • You don't remember what crackers are supposed to taste like.
  • You bring "special" beer to the party, and don't share.
  • You actually have had nightmares about reading labels.
  • You actually have had nightmares that you ate something with gluten in it.
  • You compare all of your food to "normal-people-food"
  • You know that Xantham Gum is not for chewing.
  • You don't lick stamps or envelopes.
  • You can easily substitute your bread for a brick or doorstop.
  • You burst into tears of relief at the sight of the words "gluten free" stamped on the package of any "normal-people-food" (Like Nestle Hot Cocoa Mix)
  • You forget to buy buns, rolls, breads, etc... at the store for all the gluten-eaters in your family.
  • You can find "hidden gluten" in food labels in the blink of an eye, even when your family couldn't find them if they had a magnifying glass and dictionary.
  • You, at one time, thought you had to accept that cardboard probably tastes better than gluten-free sugar cookies.
  • You've installed floor-to-ceiling bookcases in your bathroom.
  • You've ever driven more than 40 miles to buy gluten-free prepared food.
  • You've ever had to take out a loan to pay the grocery bill.
  • You've disinherited loved ones for putting their gluten-covered knife in your mayo or peanut butter jar.
  • You've brought a suitcase full of food with you when traveling.
  • You've mastered saying "I actually enjoy MY food" without having your face twitch
  • You hide the gluten-free cookies when guests come over, so they don't eat them.
  • It drives you crazy when someone says they completely understand your "diet" because they did Atkins
Courtesy of: Amanda Elizabeth Baseman

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