How to Survive Food-Filled College Socials
2. If your research sets off your gluten alert, bringing your own food is the obvious next step. Wondering what to bring? Whatever you like eating!
3. When you do pull out your own food, try to not worry about looking weird or out of place. Most of the people at my brunch already knew my celiac status (can you imagine trying to hide that for nearly four years!?!), but they still asked their fair share of questions. Most commonly: "What is that...umm...what are you eating?" Even writing majors can lose their eloquence once in a while...
4. The most important part? Enjoy! Even though it was a bummer to not be able to dive into the yogurt parfait or quiche, I loved the senior brunch. I spent time with my friends who will graduate in only a few weeks. I talked about summer plans and grad schools and laughed when an elderly female guest hit on my Advanced Composition teacher.