Think of it as a multiple-choice test:
Q: When faced with something new, something really big, something really important, do you:
a. Dive right in, full steam ahead
b. Bury your head in the sand and hope it goes away
c. Pause, gather your thoughts and proceed methodically
d. Seek help from those who know
If there were an “e” for ALL of the above, I’d likely have checked it.
When it comes to GFing and celiac disease, option D will serve you best every time. Having successfully navigated the journey from the hair-on-fire response to celiac diagnosis to exploring the gluto-sphere armed with knowledge, engaging with those who have been there is the fastest way to extinguish the fire!
Knowing the gluten-free basics, exploring the resources, and forming a connection with someone who will listen and serve as your guide will make the transition to gluten-free living easier, less stressful, and certainly more fun.