MG

Location:

Concord, CA
Hometown: concord

Member since:

April 29, 2012

What do you hope to gain by joining this group?

To feel like I am not alone. To feel like I am part of a health minded community!

Are you interesting in a GFCF cooking club?

heck yes!

What other items to you eliminate from your diet (eg. eggs, soy, nitrates, nuts, etc.)?

Soy and coffee (which I have not been able to successfully remove the coffee at this time, I am a work in progress). I recently had a gluten cross reacting lab drawn to find out if there are additional foods I have to avoid and I have yet to find out the results. My doctor has however, told me that I should avoid coffee, which acts like gluten in the body. NOT what a coffee lover wants to hear! I have not accepted this yet, but I hope with support I can eventually eliminate it. I want to eliminate sugar by choice!

How did you hear about this GFCF Living Support Group?

typed in gluten free and danville in the meetup search engine

How long have you been following a GFCF diet?

Gluten free since September 2011, and I became dairy free as well in January.

Introduction

Hello! My name is Margesella. I have Hashimoto's, an autoimmune disease process where the body attacks the thyroid and attacks are exasperated by eating gluten, dairy, and possibly even other foods.


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