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Kissing With Celiac Disease

How should I bring up I might get glutened from someone?

Photo by Kaja Reichardt on Unsplash.

Since being diagnosed with celiac disease about four months ago, my family has all worked to try to provide a safe, gluten-free environment at home. Recently, my sibling even thoughtfully asked me if they could kiss me on the cheek if they had gluten on their lips.

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We publish memoirs, personal essays, and fictional memoir. Creative stories unpacked from the nostalgic hope chests of our lives.

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Kayla Vokolek

Kayla Vokolek

Creative writing grad located in LA

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