Chinese herbs? Food Allergy Solution Coming?

Western medicine versus Chinese medicine?!  Hum.  Could there be a Chinese medicine food allergy solution on our horizon?   I am beginning to be there might be.  My good pal, Henry Ehrlich, who will be speaking at the Food Allergy Bloggers Conference (Nov 2-4), shared with the us on his website, Asthma Allergies Children,  that he will be deciphering this mystery and … [Read more...]

Tasty peanuts, but new shoes were better

I was out-of-town last week for three days without my family.  This translates into: three days of wild unbridled eating of any and all food allergens-specifically peanuts, tree nuts and sesame seeds.  I won't eat these allergens in the airport or aboard an airplane so that I don't place a traveler in danger.  My friend's college aged son had a food allergic reaction in an … [Read more...]

My own official Gratitude Day!

I here by dub today, Friday, September 27, 2013 as my official Gratitude day.  Today, I'm going to say thank you to as many folks as I can for what they do to make the world a better place.  This shall be fun since I will be attending a National American Lung Association Meeting in Chicago, IL and I will be surrounded with some very incredible people who  inspire and make … [Read more...]

Peanut and Nut Free Candy Labels Abound!

Out of straight up curiosity, I visited my local Dollar Tree to see what food allergy safe nut free candies I could find. Last year, we discovered allergen safe candy corn-- thanks to Charlene, a mom in our local parent asthma and food allergy parent education group (AAPE to those who know and love us).  I was pleasantly surprised when I discovered a nice variety of candy … [Read more...]

Coming? Food Allergy Bloggers Conference in VEGAS!

In exactly 40 days from now I plan on being surrounded by men (Henry of Allergies Asthma Children-that's a shout out to you!) and women that inspired, motivate and make me laugh so hard my stomach will hurt.  I will feel hopeful.  I will finally get to hug people I've only emailed, messaged and tweeted.  I will have more information that I had planned on under my belt and I … [Read more...]