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One Community, One Voice: How Food Allergies & Celiac Disease Awareness Month is Stronger as One

One Community, One Voice: How Food Allergies & Celiac Disease Awareness Month is Stronger as One
In our first year as a community, I remember feeling stymied when I first processed the fact that Food Allergy Awareness Week would fall right smack...
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Review of Hum Free the Bee Has a Food Allergy

Review of Hum Free the Bee Has a Food Allergy
Are you looking for a fun way to help teach young children about food allergies?  When you meet Hum Free, and read his rhyming story, you'll...
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Do YOU Have Adrenal Fatigue?

Do YOU Have Adrenal Fatigue?
That is a question I recently asked myself. I was dealing with a multitude of symptoms and nothing I did was helping…AT ALL. That is, until...
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Play dates and food allergies

Play dates and food allergies
Play dates are important in a child's life.  The educational and personal development potential are limitless.  But, do food allergies interfere with some kid's ability to...
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My life with EoE

ribbon-edu-apfedWhat is EoE you may ask, well the official name is Eosinophilic esophagitis and don't ask me to pronounce it because I can't. I usually have...
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Relative's Acceptance

Relative's Acceptance
Fighting for Food Allergy Awareness in Places You’d Least ExpectPart of the food allergy journey for my family has been skeptical relatives. Has anyone else ever...
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Do it for Eva.

Do it for Eva.
Usually, Rebecca and I see eye to eye.  We are both custom eaters, we are both the parents of custom eaters, and we both feel passionately...
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My kids made me do it.

My kids made me do it.
Whether you have a food allergy or not, if you're a parent then chances are that food allergies touches your lives.  With 1 in 12 American...
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"Why Is Food Bad For Me, Mum?" ( or, How Do You Explain to a Child?)

How do you explain Celiac Disease to a child?  Not a toss-off tumble of facts, that's for sure. Whether he or she has celiac, or simply has a family...
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For A Celiac, Free Food Is Only Free If Gluten-Free

For A Celiac, Free Food Is Only Free If Gluten-Free
For some, adventure with Celiac Disease means trying to find fair, free (gluten-free), and fun food on the road or out of our kitchens.  But for...
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Top 20 Reasons We're Grateful for Food Allergies

FamDown Grateful? For this annoying, often terrifying condition that disrupts our family and threatens our kid's life every day? Well, yeah. Food allergies are decidedly not all...
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No Sympathy: Am I Being Too Sensitive?

  There are times when I wish I had an illness that is more well known. Conditions such as lupus, diabetes, or COPD often illicit a...
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Advocate Highlight #2: The Adventures of Anti-Wheat Girl

The Adventures of Anti-Wheat Girl I received a nomination for Anti-Wheat Girl and I think the note they left  really sums up who she is...
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I Am Not My Condition + The State of My Health: Not So Swell

I had planned another post but I really can't wrap my head around it but here are my brief thoughts about being defined by conditions/diseases:  ...
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My Celiac Disease Diagnosis Story

I have Celiac Disease.  However, it took 15 years of "tummy problems" to get that diagnosis. It all started for me in High School.  Some time during...
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