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Crazy Nut Lady

., California
Since my 20 month old son was diagnosed with life-threatening peanut allergy, I've become the crazy nut lady! In Toronto, eating out is almost a sport, and it's one that my husband and I enjoyed frequently, both with and without our tot. An anaphylatic reaction to a dab of peanut butter smeared on... Full Bio
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Dangerous Prank by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies It's pranks like this that scare the hell out of me. What could someone be thinking? While it may have seemed like a funny idea, it's dangerous and could potentially put s ... Read on »
Storyland AMusement Park Response by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Well...here it is: the response from Storyland Amusement Park. This is the type of reply that I really sort of hate. _________________ Hi Unfortunately, we canno ... Read on »
Storyland Amusement Park by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies DJ is really ripe for a visit to the Storyland Amusement Park . Since it's just a hop, skip and quick drive from our lake, we're hoping to spend a day there. I've contacted ... Read on »
Weekend Round-Up by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies With my husband up at the lake - hoping to get up a bathroom before summer vacation rolls around - I was left to my own devices this weekend. DJ is loving the compa ... Read on »
An Epi-Pen Experiment by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I love sun butter; love its roasted yummy goodness. I hate that it's so hard to find. Whole Foods is the only place I've tracked it down. And it's pricey too! At $7.00 for ... Read on »
Bad Wolf BBQ by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Here's the response from Bad Wolf BBQ Thank you for your interest in Bad Wolf BBQ; we hope to see you at the Toronto Ribfest! There are no peanuts of other nut products ... Read on »
Ribfest Feedback - Horn Dawgs by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies DBV Technologies has got the go ahead from the U.S. FDA to start clinical trials on its VIASKIN Peanut product for the desensitization to peanut allergy. Here's the release ... Read on »
Ribfest Round-Up by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I found the missing hummous! It was at the back of the fridge and ate it for lunch. Read on »
Hummous on the Loose by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I ended up bringing the marked hummous to work. Even though I'd marked each of the individual containers with thick black marker, I was uncomfortable even having it in the ... Read on »
Another Slip by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Yesterday, I dashed out to do the grocery shopping while DJ was taking a nap. Costco was overwhelmingly busy, so much so I was directed to park in the shipping dock! Anyway ... Read on »
Room for Improvement by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Another section of the questionnaire we filled out for the peanut registry study at McGill really chilled me. The question was whether or not your child had suffered an all ... Read on »
A Novel Approach by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I've read alot of about the potential of immunotherapies to treat peanut allergy, or the possibility or developing a vaccine. But what about an allergy-free peanut? The US ... Read on »
Nut Free Gourmet by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies A couple of months ago, on the way back to work from a lunchtime appointment, I grabbed a grilled cheese sandwich from The Leslieville Cheese Market on Queen. I picked up a ... Read on »
Taste Restaurant Redux by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies We tried out Taste Restaurant last night; it's the newest addition to the the New Toronto strip of Lakeshore. Again, when we arrived I checked with the manager about peanut ... Read on »
Taste Restaurant by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I'm totally excited to try this new restaurant - Taste - tonight. A quick call to the manager confirmed there are no peanuts or tree nuts used in any of the dishes. This r ... Read on »
Feeling Pissy by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies There have been a couple of times since DJ has been diagnosed with peanut allergy that I get the feeling that certain friends just don't get it. They don't get how difficul ... Read on »
Food Allergy Awareness Month by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies It's Food Allergy Awareness Month. Check out this link at Allergysense.com to win a prize for sending in your expired Epipen and Twinjet devices. The idea is that expired ... Read on »
Campino - Your Info Placement Sucks by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Last week, I was mortified to find out that we had a potentially dangerous snack easily to DJ in our house - Yogurt . I had opened the package more than a month ago, wit ... Read on »
Talking PA by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Since day one, we've talked to DJ about his peanut and tree-nut allergy. Given his young age, at this stage we're really just trying to install an understanding that he can ... Read on »
Terroni by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I recently met another PA kid mom, who tipped me off to . As we chatted about the challenges of eating out with a allergic child, she mentioned how many great experiences ... Read on »