What’s more nostalgic of winter than a warm mug of something in your hands… steam rising, heat permeating the fingers and palms, the warmth of the liquid radiating through your chest as it makes it’s way down to your stomach. Continue reading →
I’ve come to really love a delicious, hot soup from a mug… to warm not only the body, but the spirit as well. That’s the kind of soup this is… one that doesn’t even need a spoon to enjoy! After … Continue reading →
Ahhhh Thanksgiving… a time to gather around the family table and share in a bountiful feast of the season, giving thanks for all that the year has brought you. How many of us have favorite family memories of this time … Continue reading →
Sitting at the hotel bar during a recent food allergy conference I was surprised–no, shocked– when two mothers of food-allergic children told me that adults shouldn’t need help coping with their allergies. They were wondering why I was at the conference. Now before you get angry, let me explain their side. They assumed all adults with food allergies had developed them as children. Hence, by adulthood, food-allergic folks should be experienced–physically and emotionally–at handling restrictions and reactions.
Imagine! I had no idea some people thought this way! Of course, I quickly took this opportunity to tell them how wrong they were.
I explained people can develop food allergies and celiac disease and other health issues requiring food restrictions at any time in life. I shared that my symptoms started in my late thirties, though it took nearly ten years to find out multiple food allergies, celiac disease, and
As we are leaving the summer months and all the summer fun, it’s time for many families to prepare for children to return to school. This can be a particularly daunting challenge for parents of children with food allergies. Check … Continue reading →