One in 100 people has Celiac Disease. It is one of the most life changing diseases. Even though it is not common, many struggle with it. Here is a review of From Crappy to Happy: a book about living with Celiac Disease.

From Crappy to Happy: A Book About living with Celiac Disease.
From Crappy to Happy: A Book About living with Celiac Disease.
Graphic by Haydee Vanegas.

There are many interesting facts to know about celiac disease. For example, most researches believe its cause might be a maladaptive response. With celiac disease, the abnormal response is damaging in the small intestine. People with celiac disease have a lot to struggle with, including the lifelong strict gluten-free diet.

According to statistics from the Celiac Disease Organization, one in 100 people has Celiac Disease. For that reason, just in America, there might be 2.5 million people with celiac disease. But most of the people are misdiagnosed or undiagnosed. To raise awareness, here is a review from a really interesting book about living with celiac disease.

From Crappy to Happy: The Naked Truth About Living with Celiac Disease

From Crappy to Happy: The Naked Truth About Living with Celiac Disease
From Crappy to Happy: The Naked Truth About Living with Celiac Disease.
Original photo from glutendude.com.
Graphic by Haydee Vanegas.

This is an overwhelming book about living with celiac disease. From Crappy to Happy is a memoir about what living with this disease is like. The book was published by a celiac disease online community: gluten dude in collaboration with Jennifer Esposito. It was released in 2017 and is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle versions. The book is a nonfiction health and wellness memoir.

This is an honest account that shares the truth about celiac disease. The name of the book is the naked truth about living with celiac disease. The name is completely fair, because this book shares the worst and the best parts. That is why the book is a sincere guide for beginners in celiac disease.

In the book, its author memoirs his life with celiac disease, after eight years of being diagnosed. Like many other people with celiac disease, his symptoms were mostly gastrointestinal disorders. But, after losing over 15 pounds, the gluten dude decided to get medical attention. That is how he started living with celiac disease. Starting with the extensive number of tests and endoscopy, which has, as a result, a diagnosis of celiac disease.

The naked truth about living with celiac disease book-cover.
The naked truth about living with celiac disease book-cover.
Original book-cover from goodreads.com. Graphic by Haydee Vanegas.

This memoir is really overwhelming, because it explains what living with celiac disease is like, starting with misinformation. The cheating on the diet. The associated diseases and long-term health issues that celiac disease carries.

When you read this book, you can really feel the despair and fear of dealing with something few people have. This book guides you on how your life changes when you have celiac disease. A battle that one in 100 people goes through.

But this is also a book to get inspired and fight against difficulties. The only thing left when you are diagnosed with celiac disease is to go on, and continue. The author of the book said that he waited for over eight years to write his book, because he wanted to discuss struggling with celiac disease. He also wanted to show others with celiac disease that after ups and downs, you still go on and continue.

This book is a clear example that, no matter how hard it seems, it is possible to live with celiac disease. Because after all, people with celiac disease are still alive, so there is no other way than living. This book is a real and honest guide from someone that has been there. It says things that nobody else tells you. This book is a memoir full of empathy and comprehension for people with celiac disease.