Dealing with being diagnosed
Many people are overjoyed to finally have that diagnosis; they’ve been feeling unwell for ages and now they know why, and they also know there isn’t anything more ominous going on. However, it’s not always that straightforward, and for some people the diagnosis can be unnerving, even depressing. When the ramifications of the diagnosis begin to sink in, you might experience a variety of emotions, from shock to denial, anger to acceptance.
The changes you have to make in order to remove gluten from your diet can seem daunting. Plus, it’s always easier to do something if you want to, rather than if you have to. We’re all the same: if we’re told we must do something, our instinctive reaction is often to resist, and ...