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You Know You Have a Severe Corn Allergy When (list in progress) by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies 1. You burst into tears of joy when a friend working on an organic farm offers to work with their butcher to get you safely processed food.  2. Your CSA (weekly box o ... Read on »
Let's talk about it! by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies In the past few weeks I've received a few emails from people just starting out on their corn allergy journey. While I don't wish a food allergy on anyone, I do get get t ... Read on »
Feeling a bit blasé? by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I poisoned my self quite nicely this weekend. A combination of impatience and excitement led me to overlook how long I should let the glue dry on my scuba equipment befo ... Read on »
It's just food --people! by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I've been quiet for a while. While I've had plenty to say, it hasn't felt appropriate for a public forum. Why? Because I am cranky. Having a food allergy is not easy, partic ... Read on »
Wecome to Absurdia by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I blame a lot of my physical problem on stress and too often refuse to fully believe that I'm having a problem unless I can observe some sort of symptom (fever, racing pulse ... Read on »
The blessings of food allergies by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies While it may seem easy and obvious to be grateful for the lessons of a food allergy and for being able to find locally grown, safe organic food -- I'm thankful, I'm grateful a ... Read on »
Fashion Crisis by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I took me three tries to get dressed for work today. Not because I'm particularly fashionable, if is clean and matches I'm good, but rather because each outfit kept failing t ... Read on »
Open Wide by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies There are better ways to introduce yourself than " Hi, I have a new patient appointment for tomorrow afternoon and I have a bit of a strange question. I have a severe corn al ... Read on »
Touch / Don't Touch by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies This allergy at times feels like you are playing a meta children's game with rules made and enforced by one of the trickster gods that doesn't mind a little pain as a teac ... Read on »
Breaking Rules by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I have the evil red bumpies today -- the smallest and most upsetting of my reaction set since it actually hurts. I did it to myself at work, sorting photocopies. While chatti ... Read on »
Besties by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I'm ridiculously over attached to my best friend. My dependable, there for me, ready in pinch, always got my back, never out of reach best friend. I think I used to be m ... Read on »
Christine, Horrible Warning by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I get more emails than I do comments on the blog, I think the comment blocksmay look too small for what most folks with a corn allergy have to say. Ifyou've gotten tired of ... Read on »
Cowgirl up by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Till about a year ago, I'd never been particularly obsessive about anything. I've regarded this allergy experience as a cross between a scientific experiment where I am both ... Read on »
Ordering Nothing by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Having Ted in town gave me the opportunity to test the eating out without eating theory. Eating out without eating is just ordering something small so you don't have to sit th ... Read on »
I’ll have a ? by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Recently spent two evenings lurching down memory lane with a college buddy in from the West Coast, no Benadryl or Epi-pens involved. The lurching was due to visiting some o ... Read on »
Living With Food Allergies Carnival by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Welcome to the May 28, 2009 edition of Living With Food Allergies Carnival. Managing your Food Allergy and Your Life: Gabrielle shares A Lesson: Always be Diligen ... Read on »
Exactamundo! by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies "Not crazy, corn allergy." That line's been pulled out a few too many times for comfort in the past week. It's always delivered with my best toothy grin and a laugh, I'm ... Read on »
Submit Your Posts for the Next Food Allery Carnival! by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies It's almost time for the next Living With Food Allergies Carnival, so please submit your posts! I'd love have a theme with lots of posts on the upside of food allergies o ... Read on »
Passing the Food Allergy Test of Character by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I've changed. For the better and the worse. Quelle surprise. For the better, I take better care of myself and have stopped trying to find "normal people food" that wor ... Read on »
If I Had An Allergic Reaction: A Video by Christine R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies If I Had - An Allergic Reaction - Dr. Robert Wood, MD from http://www.insidermedicine.ca Your Wed. PSA If I Had - An Allergic Reaction - Dr. Robert Wood ... Read on »