In This Chapter
Confronting the obstacles that eliminating wheat poses
Breaking down the change process
Identifying the priorities and goals that can help you go wheat-free
So you're ready to make a change in your life by getting rid of wheat in your diet but aren't quite sure how to go about making the change last. Never fear; the change process isn't so dreadful after all. By answering certain questions and discovering what you really want, you can be better equipped to set goals that will propel you into eating a wheat-free, grain-free diet. (Although our primary focus is on eliminating wheat, we also advocate cutting all grains from your diet because they often have similar effects on your body.)
In this chapter, we help you begin to identify the challenges that change presents and figure out where you are in the change process. We explain the different stages of change and give you the tools necessary to help move forward with each stage. Finally, we show you how to write effective goals for your new wheat-free lifestyle.
Change is tough, especially when it comes to your ...