I can’t even begin to tell you how awesome it was to interview Jodi Ettenberg aka @legalnomads. She is woman with perseverance, strength, and who reaches out to help others.
Jodi has traveled countless countries to enjoy traditions and the art of food. Being a Celiac herself, she found herself at a loss when it came to explaining Celiac disease and cross-contamination in other languages. She saw the need for something to help Celiac’s and did something about it! She has now created Translated Celiac Disease Information Cards into several different languages. If you are traveling outside of the US… these cards are a must-have for sure!
Listen to the full podcast episode to hear of Jodi’s more recent situation as she has found herself bedridden with a CSF leak. I am so grateful that she was willing to open up and be so transparent with the hardships she is facing at this moment.
Jodi Ettenberg is a writer, photographer, and public speaker exploring the world since April 2008. Her website, Legal Nomads, tells the stories of places she visits, often through food. A celiac, Jodi’s guides and translation cards have helped many others with food restrictions eat safely around the world. She is known for tackling tough topics like chronic pain, grief, and anxiety, sharing both the good and bad to give a realistic narrative of an unusual life journey. Jodi is the author of The Food Traveler’s Handbook, and a recipient of Lowell Thomas Awards and North American Travel Journalist Association awards for her writing and photography. She has been featured in the New York Times, National Geographic, BBC Travel, The Guardian and more. Prior to founding Legal Nomads, Jodi worked as a lawyer in New York for 5 years.
Jodi’s Website – https://www.legalnomads.com
Spinal tap story – https://www.legalnomads.com/spinal-tap
Translation cards – https://www.legalnomads.com/gluten-free
10 Wk Meditation Course – https://www.legalnomads.com/meditation-beginners
US Spinal Leak foundation – https://spinalcsfleak.org/
Canadian Spinal Leak foundation – https://www.spinalcsfleakcanada.ca/