Life StoryOct/Nov 2014 Issue

Q&A: Jennifer Esposito's Celiac Journey

Jennifer Esposito and her fiance Louis Dowler at Jennifer’s Way Bakery in New York City.

Q&A: Jennifer Esposito's Celiac Journey

The actress-turned-entrepreneur shares the trials and triumphs of celiac disease.

Award-winning actress Jennifer Esposito has starred in over 20 films and in popular television shows like Spin City and Blue Bloods but her greatest roles may be those she’s taken on since leaving Hollywood. Now an author and the owner of a successful gluten-free bakery in New York City, Esposito writes a riveting account of decades of unexplained illnesses, the slow unraveling of her life and the arduous road to recovery in her book, Jennifer’s Way: My Journey with Celiac Disease—What Doctors Don’t Tell You and How You Can Learn to Live Again (Da Capo Press). Esposito talks with editor-in-chief Alicia Woodward about her book, her bakery and what bothers her most.

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