In This Chapter
Delighting in the foods you can eat
Wrestling for control of the diet
Taking a bite out of boredom with an occasional splurge
Living life like you did before
T he transition from gluten-gorger to ‘gluten-free is good for me’ is harder for some people than others. Learning to live the lifestyle is one thing; learning to love it is sometimes quite another. Sometimes you’re going along just fine with your gluten-free lifestyle and suddenly changes in your pattern of life or the way you’re feeling make it much harder to resist your gluten-gorging friends who seem to be taunting you with gluten galore. But this chapter helps you with ideas to love your new lifestyle.
Staring into a pantry and seeing nothing but gluten is really easy. Sometimes you may seem to find more gluten around you than oxygen molecules. It’s true — gluten is everywhere — yet the reality is that the list of things you can eat is a lot longer than the list of things you can’t. You just have to shift your thinking ...