Kyle Dine’s lesson’s learned from his advocacy work with allergic and non-allergic kids.
When relatives don’t “get” your allergies, it’s a recipe for quarrels and broken bonds.
Don’t let food allergies get in the way of enjoying time with your relatives. Be polite but be firm to stay safe and ensure a peaceful get together.
Even my own brother-in-law does not have an auto-injector despite his many food allergies, including peanuts and tree nuts. The first time he got one was when he began dating my sister in 1989. She said: “You have to have an EpiPen.” Today, Sean Randall, a 43-year-old artist, thinks it’s in a drawer somewhere. I… Read more »