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It’s time to warm up to the idea of experiencing life with food allergies. My friend Melanie* was traumatized by her son Nick’s reaction to a peanut butter cookie at 18 months. Although the allergist never recommended it, they completely avoided activities like birthday parties, football games and visiting relatives. Melanie even hired a sitter when she went to the grocery store […]
Too many kids and parents are consumed by food allergy stress. At last, mental health experts are finding answers to make allergies a much more livable diagnosis. (From Allergic Living magazine; to subscribe click here.) ANITA Law’s daughter has multiple food allergies, but Law thought she had allergy management well under control. Then in August 2013, her daughter Zoey had […]
When her 8th birthday party was cancelled due to a food allergy risks, Mirella dug deep, stayed positive, and celebrated in her own special way.
If a serious allergic reaction has left you too frightened to eat even ‘safe’ foods, there is help and you are not alone. (From the Allergic Living archives, first published in the magazine in 2007.) IT WASN’T until Sandra Schwartz was on a camping trip in Northern Ontario in August 2005 that she felt the […]