For many patients first diagnosed with celiac disease, there is a sudden shock factor. Then there is a grieving period for giving up the foods that have comforted you all your life, or that you relate to certain important life experiences, like a wedding, camping, family day at the ballpark, etc. One good way to adjust and find others in your same position, is to find a support group to find others making the same life changes.
And, if you've got a computer and/or smartphone, try taking to social media platforms that are bursting with information on living a gluten-free lifestyle. Just spend five minutes on Facebook, Twitter or Meetup.com and you'll find a wealth of resources for finding the best ever gluten-free foods.