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Valentine’s Day

Ah, Valentine’s Day, romance fills the air- but don’t let your guard down- there are dangers lurking everywhere for those who suffer from allergies! In a recent Mylan survey revealed that “as many as one in three parents report that their children with life-threatening allergies have experienced anaphylaxis on Valentine’s Day.” Naturally we may think- candy […]

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Epipen Summit Part 3

I had the honor and pleasure of attending a food allergy blogger conference at The Strand Hotel, in New York City this week.  There is something truly magical getting to meet people you know virtually, through Twitter, Facebook, their articles, posts, books and blogs. We all came to this meeting with no idea who the […]

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Epipen Summit Part 2 Presentation by Dr Ruchi Gupta

I had the honor and pleasure of attending a food allergy blogger conference at The Strand Hotel, in New York City this week.  There is something truly magical getting to meet people you know virtually, through Twitter, Facebook, their articles, posts, books and blogs. We all came to this meeting with no idea who the […]

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Epipen Summit Part 1: Presentation by Sloane Miller

I had the honor and pleasure of attending a food allergy blogger conference at The Strand Hotel, in New York City this week.  There is something truly magical getting to meet people you know virtually, through Twitter, Facebook, their articles, posts, books and blogs. We all came to this meeting with no idea who the […]

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What’s in a Name?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.”   Romeo & Juliet; William Shakespeare. Food allergies. It sounds so benign. It sounds like it should be a minor irritant, a slight inconvenience  Not a severe- serious- life threatening- THIS could KILL my child– diagnosis. But that is […]

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AUVI-Q Epinephrine

I had the immense pleasure of attending a seminar yesterday in Newark, New Jersey at the Sanofi headquarters, to see and learn about the Auvi-Q Epinephrine devices. Auvi-Q stands for Audio-Visual Ques. These devices have an audio clip that verbally instruct how to use them, as well as having pictured instructions; like the defibrillators that are schools and public […]

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The Dragon’s Jaw

When Jacob was first diagnosed with cancer we were given a video made for children and families, called “Paul and the Dragon”. There are no words in this animated film which depicts the cancer journey. A boy, who doesn’t feel well, goes to the doctors, and they do tests, then find out he has cancer. Then […]

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Cranberry Pake

What is a Pake? A pie-cake!! This is a recipe my Aunt Beth makes- but I have altered it to make it allergen free!~and thought it really ought to be shared! 2 cups washed sorted Cranberries 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup chopped nuts- INSTEAD-USE Enjoy Life trail mix 3/4 cup melted butter- Earth Balance, or […]

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Caleb’s Allergy Test & Halloween!

I took Caleb in for new allergy testing this morning!~ Probably not the best way to start Halloween!~Poor kid! Caleb first did an asthma assessment, because of how often he was sick last year. Every cold ended up with antibiotics or Prednisone because with the combo of his asthma, his lungs were pneumonia sounding! Caleb will be starting […]

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“Scanxiety”

I had made big plans for this week. I was going to spend it thoroughly cleaning the house- top to bottom; the pre-winter/ holiday douche and organization.  Then in a ‘smack myself in the head’ way- I remembered- or recognized- what I was doing! We have all heard of people “nesting” when they expect to have a […]

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