As someone with allergies to tree nuts and peanuts, I can attest: food allergy…
As someone with a severe nut allergy, I have learned to be vigilant about…
I ‘assumed’ I’d be safe eating at the restaurant without my epi auto-injector. And then suddenly, a severe allergic reaction.
I was brought to tears, not just because Lexi wanted to cook dinner for my allergic family. It was her texts revealing – she could keep us safe.
As the elderly man asked about my excitement over vegan mayo, he made me feel he cared – about my family and our food allergies.
After many years of school, I have finally graduated (for the last time) and…
For a teen, food allergies are hard. There’s the food you can’t have, the allergy ‘jokes,’ the anxiety. Will things get better? Well, I can say, they do.
My pandemic bubble was also a “food allergy bubble.” On the ski trip, I learned I was painfully out of practice with ordering safe food.
In my culture, apologizing is as much a part of life as having a cup of tea. How I learned to stop saying ‘sorry’ for my food allergies.