About Finding (Gluten) Freedom

Hi! My name is Beth, and I live outside Washington, D.C., with my husband and three year-old son.

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I have been living gluten-free since 2007. You can read my gluten-free story here.

Finding (Gluten) Freedom is a series-based blog featuring a variety of gluten-free lifestyle issues to inspire community discussion rooted in the following principles of positivity:

Upbeat

First and foremost, it is my goal to use this blog to reframe the community’s perspective on living gluten-free as a positive change. Living gluten-free will, ideally, lead to improved health as well as greater understanding of and appreciation for our ability to take charge of our own health through our food and lifestyle choices.

Supportive

Living gluten-free every day is not easy. As Churchill famously said, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Let’s take advantage of this opportunity to create a community that supports its members in overcoming the difficulties of living gluten-free.

Practical

I hope to start a discussion that leads to clear, purposeful, valuable solutions for everyday challenges. With your help, this newfound community can become a comprehensive resource for people living gluten-free.

Confident

Fear, of getting glutened or making a decision that dramatically affects your (or your loved one’s) health, can often be the hardest part of starting to live gluten-free. Increasing confidence in your ability to protect your health and make informed decisions will ease this fear and help you stay positive about your gluten-free lifestyle.

Forward-Thinking

This blog will regularly cover the latest scientific research and/or developments in living gluten-free in an effort to spark community discussion about new and interesting ways to live gluten-free.

Every person who lives gluten-free has his or her own experience with it. As this blog’s author, I will share information that will, undoubtedly, be shaped by my experience. I hope that you will provide feedback about your experience with gluten-free living in order to enrich our discussion and create an even stronger community resource.

Feel free to comment on any post, visit me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or email me directly with blog post ideas, questions, feedback, and/or private comments.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no sponsored posts or affiliate links. Occasionally, I will host a giveaway or contest—these are meant for fun and community-building. However, in the interest of full disclosure, this blog is sponsored by Positively Free and Free Brands, LLC, by whom I am employed.  From time to time, I will promote our products (enthusiastically!).

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