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Traveling Through the World (and Life) with Food Allergies

Traveling with food allergies can be very scary and life threatening, especially when others don’t understand the risks associated with cross-contamination or one little ingredient sneaking into a recipe. Many associate food allergies with someone getting a rash and unless they have a family member or themselves suffer from a life threatening food allergy they …

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Dining at Disney with Food Allergies

Traveling with food allergies can be very scary and life threatening, especially when others don’t understand the risks associated with cross-contamination or one little ingredient sneaks into a recipe. Many associate food allergies with someone getting a rash and unless they have a family member or themselves suffer from a life threatening food allergy they …

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Best Gluten Free Eats at Walt Disney World

My daughter suffers from a life-threatening wheat allergy (one of many allergies) so must be gluten free at all times. We have always found Walt Disney World to be the best place to vacation because of her food allergies.  For Celiacs and others who refrain from consuming gluten there are few better vacation destinations than …

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Food Allergy Chronicles: The Cost of Allergies Part 1

Back in May I wrote about the EpiPen Problem  The Cost of Allergies: There are two ways to look at this question, the literal and the not literal. To look at it one way they will cost you freedom, relationships, confidence, trust, your want to socialize. All those things are fixable, you can get over …

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Food Allergy Chronicles: NefCase Review

I received a NefCase product for free for purposes of this review. The opinions, however, are 100% our own. Protect Kids and Keep Medicine Secure For EpiPens and other epinephrine and insulin pen auto-injectors NefCase is the newest auto-injector (EpiPen) case on the market. It’s concept is simple. EpiPens are great for those who need …

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Food Allergy Chronicles: The Invisibility of Allergies

If you have read anything I’ve written before you know I am a firm believer in taking personal responsibility for managing your allergies. I don’t expect anyone to do anything for me. I do however expect a certain level of respect. Chronic allergies such as food allergies, allergies to insects, and allergies to medication are …

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Food Allergy Chronicles: The Face Your Risk Campaign

Mylan launched the “Face Your Risk” campaign in April to help consumers become more aware of and educated about their potential risk for a life-threatening allergic reaction. This PSA being aired on television shows a party full of teenagers or young adults with one of the party goers going into anaphylaxis. The point of the …

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Food Allergy Chronicles: Allergy Pro Tips

Allergy Pro Tips – How to Make Our Food Taste Good Let your toaster be your friend – toast everything!  Gluten Free bread isn’t always appetizing. Personally I love Udi’s gluten free bread products. I know there are some complaints over holes in the bread but I still think they are the best tasting. No matter …

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