Currently Browsing: Our Story & Experiences

Eating Out, Take-Out: Whatever you Want to Call it, Just Isn’t In Our Vocabulary

{Throughout the month of May as part of Food Allergy Awareness month I wanted to share more of our food allergy story and how life will never be the same for us.}   My daughter and I have been attending a lot of meet ups with other families recently since we’ve moved from PA to CA just over 2 months […]

CONTINUE READING

The Day I Almost Killed My Daughter

I have been wanting to write about this day since I’ve started my blog… but it has just been too hard to relive.  I cannot really answer what has changed since that day over a year ago, but just the obvious one, time, and as part of Food Allergy Awareness month I wanted to share more of our […]

CONTINUE READING

Seriously… Pineapple!?

What did I ever do to you, but love you?!  Seriously, can my daughter be life-threatening allergic to pineapple?!?  Yup.  She is. My husband and I recently had our daughter allergy skin tested for some additional foods because we were scared to give her any new foods based on kiwi triggering an anaphylactic episode at 11 […]

CONTINUE READING

Feature Article: Local moms create support group for food allergy families

I’ve been busy at work for the last month establishing a new local food allergy support group and was excited to be contacted last week by one of our local reporters.  Below is the article that was written about why we started the group, our goals, and meeting logistics. I have been putting many hours into […]

CONTINUE READING

Food Is No Longer My Enemy

I’ve been dairy, egg, soy and peanut and tree nut-free officially for over 5 months now due to my daughters allergies and me breastfeeding and I feel I finally am at a point when I can talk about my struggles with food over the past 5 months. I ate a relatively healthy diet before the diagnoses, […]

CONTINUE READING

Meet Me and My Mom

For the Habitat for Humanity Challenge we were asked to put together a brief bio of ourselves… well, I just couldn’t send in some text in an email of course – so I put together this little ‘flyer’ about Me and My Mom!   I don’t know about you but when you are told to write something in under 70, […]

CONTINUE READING