As most doctor’s have told us, food allergies and asthma go hand in hand. What they neglected to tell us was that food allergies and anxiety go hand in hand as well. It’s a lifestyle you never foresee being so intense. When people hear of someone having a food allergy, most tend to think that Read More
Category: Food Allergies
Food Allergies, a Deadly Mistake and Forgiveness
I already foresee that I may get some conflict on this post, but that’s quite alright since I’m conflicted myself of what I’m about to write. When it comes to food allergies, the signs and symptoms and even the treatment can be quite simple and easy to comprehend. However, the opinion and view of preventative Read More
The Correlation between Benadryl, Epinephrine and Anaphylaxis
Ok, so I’m no expert on this subject, but I can say that I’ve had enough hands on experience with all three to know the difference and the effect they have on the body. I continue to read articles and posts on social media where parents are concerned about giving their child Benadryl for anaphylaxis. Read More
Is there such a thing as Support Group Overload
Can you really have too much support? The answer surprised me as well.
Hack: Amazing Uses for those Empty Epipen Cases
If you are anything like me, then you attempt to try and make use of everything you have in possession. Now, I wouldn’t call myself a hoarder, but if I paid good money for it, it’s going to get used in all capacities that it can. Especially if it costs me $100 a pop. We Read More
Tips to attend a Peanut Allowed Event with an Allergic Child
How to make the best and most convenient choices possible attending public events.
Living with a pet and a pet dander allergy
Oh No! Elsa is Back! So, if you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know exactly what that means. Elsa is my oldest daughter’s (Megan) cat and is the reason Nat began allergy shots last year. Not getting into a great amount of detail, but let’s just say that Megan has moved back home and of Read More
A Beginner’s Guide on How to Read Food Labels for Allergens
Learn the tips and key words of reading food labels for allergens.
How to Vacation with a Food Allergic Child
It’s always great when you can finally take time off from a busy work schedule, pack up, grab the kids, and head off for adventure and some relaxation. Well, easier said than done when you vacation with a child who has some food allergies. It’s no longer just going any place or any where. Planning Read More
Do Food Allergic kids have cravings?
Do Food Allergic Kids have cravings? Absolutely…everything they can eat! How can you crave something you’ve never had? Nat is allergic to Peanuts, Eggs and Milk. I’ve had people tell me “Oh, I bet it’s miserable not being able to have chocolate or a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup”. Well…how can you miss it when you’ve Read More