Crabby Cake

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Gluten dreams and family that just doesn’t get it.

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I had a dream last night that I ate gluten. I was at someone’s house and ate cornbread. I realized after a few bites that it was probably full of extra flours. I remember asking if it had flour in it and they said yes, but it was organic. I started to panic and get very upset. … then I woke up.

Years ago when I took soy out of my diet, it was really hard to explain it to friends and family. Especially family. Going to a brunch where there would be “tons of things for me to eat!” and only being able to eat fruit. While I know people have great intentions and really try to accommodate my food issues and intolerance, it would be helpful to get the right one. My aunt thought I was lactose intolerant so she bought me rice milk? She also pointed out to me that it was organic.

This is going to be the hardest one to explain to people. I mean really. I work in a store where people tell me they don’t want wheat flour, they want white flour. Really, what kind of grain is white flour from then? White is a color, not a grain I’ve ever heard of. I told my dad about eating gluten free, he delivers bread for a living and has for more than 30 years and he told me I should try this one they carry that is made with flax.

But I think the real problem is that most Americans, including 99.9% of my family, has no idea what their foods look like in raw form. They now know that organic is better for you… There are tons of things that I know about foods, and there are tons of things I don’t know about foods. I’m learning everyday. I wish I could encourage people to think more about their food, but it has to be their choice and not forced upon them.

I wish I had been born with all of these food intolerance and known about being gluten intolerant/or with Celiac disease earlier in life. People who have known me my whole life, mainly family, know I could eat whatever I wanted but now don’t understand why I can’t as a 30+ adult. I’m old enough to know my body and know when something isn’t right.

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March 15, 2010 at 10:00 am

New socks for a smaller butt?

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I love my menstrual cycle. Let’s gain 5 pounds at the beginning only to lose it at the end. Yuck.
But, since we lost that five and spring is in the air and I’m feeling kinda motivated.. tomorrow we start back on the whole running and planning for a 5 k bit. Tomorrow, we run, and our butt will jiggle along behind us.

Eek.
I even bought new socks for the occasion. Just so you know, new socks make everything better.

Last night Kevin knocked over my glass of wine. On to my phone. We were saddened mostly by the fact it was the LAST glass.

I had fucked up dreams last night or how about the last 2 nights. But last night I had this dream about acrobat type folks doing stunts on I-405. During the rush hours. They had hopes to raise money for charity? Or to pay for their funerals?

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March 22, 2008 at 5:00 am

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