This blog post is part 1 of a 3-part series. Read part 2 and part 3. Last Friday, my son experienced his first anaphylactic reaction. I didn't even realize it was truly an anaphylactic reaction until I arrived home and reviewed the symptoms of anaphylaxis. Why didn't I know? Because the whole experience was a … Continue reading Food Allergies & Anaphylaxis: Mystery Reactions Can Come In Many Forms (part 1 of 3)
This blog post was inspired by "Dear Friend, Sorry Not Sorry for Declining Your Invitation During This Season of Life." Thanks to Casey from Etched in Home, for writing something that made me want to hop on my computer and write my own version. I can't take my kid most places. I really, really want to. But … Continue reading Dear Friend, sorry not sorry for opting out of your event… yet again.
UPDATE: It appears that this article has been unpublished since I posted my open letter to Narcity. This is a big win for the food allergy community! Thanks to everyone who commented, shared and helped spread the word. As the mom of a toddler with multiple food allergies, there are days when it feels like … Continue reading An Open Letter to Narcity About Your Article On Where to Eat When You’re “Allergic to Everything”
Yup, it's been a year (give or take) since I first launched AllergyBites. My intention was to seek out allergy-friendly restaurants in Toronto and share my findings with foodies and families like mine. A lot has happened in a year. And I'd love to tell you about it. (Don't miss the big announcement near the … Continue reading It’s my 1-year anniversary with AllergyBites!