Hearts and Minds

Tips & stories from freedible's members - from starting a new diet restriction to the science behind them!

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Tips, reviews and inspiration from our members to help you thrive on a custom diet

Be who you want to be, where you want to be - without your food restrictions getting in the way!  Find inspiration from our members to thrive on your custom diet, and share your own story!

How To Love A Food Allergic Kid

How To Love A Food Allergic Kid
Since my little guy was diagnosed with food allergies 3 1/2 year ago, I feel like at times he’s treated differently.  I feel like (and know)...

All Allergies Are Equal

Whether it’s peanuts, dairy, lobster or strawberries, all allergies are equal to me. I understand that for example nut allergies are more commonly talked about because...

My Story, the Reason behind the Recipes and How I got My Life Back

My Story, the Reason behind the Recipes and How I got My Life Back
Three years ago I weighed 376 lbs. I was on Weight Watchers for the millionth time and I was miserable. When I say miserable I think...

My Allergy Story

My Allergy Story
I realized today that I have yet to really tell my followers “my story”. I have stated my allergens but have never really explained when I...

Remaining Positive Through Food Allergies Obstacles

Remaining Positive Through Food Allergies Obstacles
Lately I have been receiving a lot of tweets and comments about positivity. People continuously tell me how wonderful they think it is that I have...

Independence from Food Restrictions...and Fear!

Independence from Food Restrictions...and Fear!
Having a daughter with food allergies, asthma and eczema can be a source of great anxiety and fear, so I am on a continuous journey to...

Changes and Challenges

I wrote the following post after my daughter had several successful food challenges.  I started out thinking I would write about our good news but what...

In the Restaurant

A few nights ago I was packing up in the main kitchen (which is down the hall from the restaurant kitchen) and going to slip out...

Milk Did My Body Wrong

No More Milk Products!I've been wanting to tell about my journey to being milk-free for quite a while, but it's such a long story (not that many of my...

Mobile allergen-tester is awesome -- but don't stop there!

Mobile allergen-tester is awesome -- but don't stop there!
My wish for the future (or at least, one of them!): more consumer technology to help us understand what's in our food - before we put...

How my family came through food intolerances, allergies, mast cells and adoption to found freedible.

How my family came through food intolerances, allergies, mast cells and adoption to found freedible.

Holding my tiny adopted newborn two years ago as he screamed, back arched stiffly in pain and bright blue eyes squeezed tightly shut, I couldnt possibly have imagined all the gifts he would bring to my family.  Today, as we prepare to launch the new community for people with food allergies, intolerances and other restrictions that he has inspired, I am stunned by all the meanings weve found in that old phrase, the miracle of adoption.