It was an emotional few weeks for me leading up to the FARE Fundraiser and Food Allergy Walk that we rallied for and participated in on behalf of Michael. Recounting his anaphylaxis survival story was particularly difficult, but I was surprised to find how relieved I was to finally share it, as it plays a crucial part in the very awareness I’ve been trying to convey. (Side note: and extra ‘thank you’ to those who took the time to read all of that. I know it was a tad lengthy) Continue reading
Mourning a child that didn’t die. Yeah…there are exactly zero support groups for that.
My 12 year old son, Michael, is anaphylactic to dairy, eggs, and nuts and has several other mild to moderate food allergies. In the past 12 years I’ve learned to cook around his allergens in a way that pleases the … Continue reading
I swear, if it’s considered “rare”, then my kids get it!! I’m honestly surprised I’ve not been investigated for Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome, which is oddly enough in itself “rare”. 😉 I am SO not making this up..
My oldest son, Michael, has severe food allergies (on top of several other health conditions) to dairy, eggs, peanuts/tree nuts, and shellfish. His medical woes divide me into categories. There’s me-me, and there’s food allergy mom-me. Me-me hangs with her other … Continue reading