It is official. I have been writing Miss Allergic Reactor for ten years! In honor of turning ten years old, I am going to do “Top Ten Lists” for my blog posts with themes throughout the year, along with other ways to celebrate being in double digits (that was always […]
Lately, I’ve found myself nostalgic…nostalgic for a simpler time in the food allergy world. For thirty-three years I’ve been a “warrior mom”, committed to keeping my children out of harm’s way, balancing experiences with safety. And while the task has always required a vigilant process, I am so very grateful […]
When I first saw Chef David Sandusky’s video, I knew I had to get in touch with him. Anyone who is that open about accommodating food allergies needs to be recognized in our community. Since BEAST Craft BBQ is located outside St. Louis, an in-person interview wasn’t realistic at this […]
Drinking coffee with food allergies adds an extra challenge and knowing how to order coffee with food allergies is important. With nut allergies in particular, coffee drinking has become increasingly riskier. I realize for someone with a dairy allergy, this has always been complicated.
Empower, connect, and reinvigorate. Just a few words that describe the Food Allergy Bloggers Conference. This was my second year attending. Having enjoyed last year, I was compelled to return this year to see my food allergy family! Empower. When an entire community comes together to learn, educate, and build on […]
Transitioning from childhood allergist appointments with parents to independently navigating the allergist is a significant change for us allergy kids, turned adults. Whether going to appointments alone for the first time or trying a new allergist, there are a number of considerations to make beforehand. So, how do you learn […]