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Coeliac and Me

Hi Everyone!

I hope you are all well this Sunday morning and ready for whatever the coming week brings. For my next blog I thought I would talk more on a personal level; Coeliac and me, this is about my journey adapting to this new way of life.  For anyone who also has Coeliac disease, Gluten intolerance or may be suspicious that they have it, keep reading :)


More than an 'Allergy' This really bugs me, a lot of people assume that Coeliac Disease, is nothing more than an allergy to gluten, I can assure you my friends, it is much much MUCH more than that. Coeliac Disease is in fact an autoimmune condition, this is the part of your body that protects and fights infection.  The 'fun' part is where your body mistakenly attacks healthy tissues in your body; your body thinks gluten (ingredients found in it) is a threat to your body and essentially the alert systems go into overdrive.
Coeliac Disease comes with a lot of symptoms that a lot of people just brush over, because th…

Do not go gentle into that good night.....

10th September 2018





Do not go gentle into that good night....... Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

That is the way it should be right? - living until we are old and grey, after a full, fun (sometimes heartbreaking) epic and vibrant life. The sad fact is, for so many that is not the case and the even sadder part, for so many it is preventable.

Today marks the day of World Suicide Prevention, a day that raises awareness and strives for every single person to remain committed to such a worth while cause.  I am all for raising awareness, but in all honesty in my view is it deeper routed than that; it seems to me that in society the idea of someone taking their own life is something to be ashamed of, that it is immoral, a stain on humanity or a indicator of someones weakness and selfishness. It is no wonder that this appears to be embedded in societies DNA, when up until 1961 suicide was illegal in the UK (and still remains illegal in som…