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This gluten-free thing…

I woke up, filled with dread. This day had loomed in my mind like a dark cloud on a distant horizon.

I rolled out of bed and left my apartment, still wearing the clothes in which I slept. Turning the corner, I walked into Swallow Cafe and evaluated the pastry selection.

Where were the weird gluten-free pastries I had seen just last week — and turned up my nose at? Not at Swallow, apparently.

Starbucks pastries via EatAtState.com

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Could you give it up?

In a 24 hour period, I met two people who are allergic to avocado. Before that, I had never met anyone allergic to one of my favorite foods.

It made me think “what food would I really struggle to give up?”

Pasta is definitely on the list, and I already contemplated what it would be like to give up wheat.

Bacon too.

What food would you really struggle to give up?