The My Gluten Free Journey Journal/Planner is really handy to have if you are considering going gluten free. It is a total of 34 pages including the cover, ‘This belongs to…’, and disclaimer pages and is very comprehensive concerning the planning information, lists, and trackers you will need to successfully transition to your new gluten free diet.
The first page of the planner proper is titled My Gluten Free Journey where you journal and become clear on your plans & motivations for embarking on this sometimes challenging dietary adjustment. You are then provided with a daily Food Diary page, a Symptom Tracker page, a weekly Bowel Movement page, and an Energy Tracker page for the month.
Next is a Weekly Meal Plan page, followed by a template page for your gluten free recipes. Then there’s a page each for your gluten free breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas. A Gluten-Free Grocery List page allows you for your gluten free shopping needs. A Weekly Review page lets you to see how your new diet is affecting you and the monthly Mood Tracker page will help you see how your moods have changed on your journey.
Convenient list-style pages include: Ingredients Replacements, Pantry Inventory, Favorite Brands & Products, New Products Discovered, Products to Try, and Safe & Unsafe Food. An Eating Out page allows you to keep track of the foods that you can and cannot eat at your favorite eateries. There’s even a Weight Tracker page and a monthly Sleep Tracker page.
For you health needs you can list your emergency kit products and keep track of your doctor’s appointments. And for helping you know which foods to buy & eat there’s a page listing Gluten Free Foods to Enjoy, one for Foods to Avoid, and one that has Foods to Avoid/Double Check with the Source.
A Gluten Free Conversion Chart shows how to measure substitutions of rice flour, potato starch, tapioca starch, and xanthan gum. Two pages for notes and a really cute quote poster suitable-for-framing rounds up this most valuable product for anyone going gluten free.
Important note: This product comes as a PDF file that you view & download from DropBox.com. The pages are US Letter size – 8.5″ x 11″, and have a small white border on each page for you to print at home (or a print shop, if you prefer). After checkout, you will receive a link to the file at DropBox.