I was really shy in high school. One day I was trying to get through the cafeteria, and there were two young ladies from the popular crowd standing in the middle of a choke point, blocking any traffic from getting through. It wasn’t a terrible problem in the eyes of the teachers, though, because I […]
Author: Miri Pizann
How Easy Bake Ovens Are Related to Big Rigs
I used to love to bake when I was a kid–and OH, did I love to eat what I baked! When I was still in single digits, I had an Easy Bake Oven, which was just a plastic box with an incandescent lightbulb inside. I’d mix up the mix in the tiny bowl, and pour […]
Missing Childhood Favorites
When I was a kid, my family had a tradition of going out to get Chinese Food for special occasions. I used to love how richly decorated the restaurants were, with the tall red seats hiding us away in our own little enclave and golden dragons smiling down at us from the walls. I loved […]
Is It Possible to Have a Social Life When You’re Gluten-Free?
When you are first learning how to go gluten-free, there is so much to learn. It seems like every food out there has gluten in it. It’s everywhere! The safest way to avoid getting glutened is to cook all of your own meals without letting anyone else touch your food. That way, you don’t have […]
If You’re New to Gluten-Free, Be Gentle with Yourself
When I first realized I would have to be gluten free for the rest of my life, I was heartbroken. My heart didn’t sink. It plummeted. I felt like one of my purest joys in life, food, had been taken away from me. I would never eat good food again. I’d never be able to […]
They Put Gluten in THAT?!
Dealing with Hidden Gluten One of the trickiest parts about being gluten-free is that gluten hides in so many foods you wouldn’t expect. I spent most of the first year of my GF Journey saying, “But why would they put gluten in this?” I remember crying a lot too. Like the time I brought home […]