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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:12 am 

Joined: Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:37 am
Posts: 1523
Location: Alberta ... -scary-nut
Gotta love this...
As longtime Calvert School nurse Bardelle Offutt emphasizes, "All the staff are trained to administer Epipens, which are posted around the school and included on field trips. I hope that people will continue to heed this serious issue. We wouldn?t fool around with that. It?s too serious." ... vegetables

Allergies seem to be everywhere these days. You can’t send peanut butter sandwiches to school, or put nuts in cookies for bake sales.
There are those words again. I wonder what the policy really is?

check out the comment
I have a friend who is deathly allergic to peanuts. But once or twice a year she hits herself with her epi-pen and digs into a peanut butter pie. (Not recommended)

Myself - Seasonal, cats
dd-asthma (trigger - flu) anaphylactic to eggs, severe allergies to bugspray and penicilin,pulmicort
ds-Seasonal, cats and OAS
dh-allergy cats, bugspray and guava, outgrew egg allergy

PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2011 9:32 am 
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Joined: Tue Mar 22, 2005 11:17 pm
Posts: 6502
Location: Ottawa
My response:
Really Robert? I find that hard to believe! I suspect you are making that up, either that or your friend has a death wish.

Daughter: asthma, allergies to egg, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, most legumes (not soy) & penicillin. Developing hayfever type allergies.
Husband: no allergies
Me: allergies to some tree that flowers in May
Cat: allergic to beef, pork and lamb

PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:33 pm 
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Joined: Mon Feb 07, 2005 6:39 pm
Posts: 2950
Location: Toronto
On the weekend someone asked me:

do you ever try eating Thai food and just hit yourself with an epi?

Uh, no. As Sabrina put it so well in her Nutty Tale radio doc: "no, life isn't like that".

Allergic to soy, peanut, shellfish, penicillin

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