When someone understands

We're lucky. Ten years ago, going to a restaurant and saying you needed to know if something was thickened with flour would have gotten you stares galore. Today, that reaction is becoming rare.Enter me and my family headed to a Thai restaurant. My mom, still forgetting my diagnosis, orders a plate of appetizers. As the waitress brings it to the table I exclaim to my mom and husband, "I hope some of that is made with rice paper." The waitress quickly asks "Are you allergic to gluten?"...more
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