Tag: peanuts

Emotions, Understanding

Food Allergies and Animals

“I was mad because I couldn’t eat peanuts and Dumbo could. I wanted to be like Dumbo,” my dad stated to me rather matter-of-fact last weekend when we were talking about growing up with peanut allergies. My dad also grew up with a nut allergy. He still is allergic to […]

Concerns, Understanding

The Allergic Reactor Comfort Zone

As I get older it seems my friends or other adults who know about my allergies get more nervous about them than I do! “Can I eat this peanut butter at the same table?” I often get asked. “Yes, it’s fine. Don’t worry,” I say. I am so used to […]