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Jennifer O. Patient Expert

Half Moon Bay, California
Mother of 3 young children (5 year old twins & 3.5 year old) in the Bay Area
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Wow, Time Flies When You Are Not Having Fun by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I can not believe it has been so long since I have been here....almost a year and a half. Time really does fly when you are not having fun. While not here we were ... Read on »
Almost a Challenge Mr. Peanut by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies So, we went into the allergist for a check up a week or so ago, and while we were there, she mentioned the option of doing a peanut challenge for Conor. I have to say I was a ... Read on »
Sometimes the Needle Is Better Then The Nose - Always Double Check Everything Your Doctor Tells You by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies OK, I feel like a bad bad Mommy. I thought I had learned never to trust Doctors, and always double check any information I was given, especially if it comes from a plain o ... Read on »
Jamacian Irish Moss Peanut Drink by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Just when you think you have seen everything... http://www.roboppy.net/food/2009/02/why-did-i-drink-that-irish-moss-peanut-drink.html Big Ba ... Read on »
If Only Some Adults Thought More Like 4 Year Old Boys by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I have just had my second appointment for my root canal, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise, but root canals suck!!!! Yes, they hurt like heck, no, they are a big deal, ... Read on »
Peanut Free Zones - Consent Agreement by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Conor started kindergarten this week at a local little private school that I LOVE!!!! They are totally peanut and nut free, and are really consciencous about enforcing their ... Read on »
Super Epi-Pen - What I Did Over My Summer Vacation by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I was going through some of our summer pictures, and I was happy to discover that Super Epi-Pen was with us on our travels. Here he is exploring the giant redwood tree ... Read on »
Things I Wish I Had Not Heard... by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Having three children so close in age, I sometimes hear things that I wish I didn't. On the way home from the dentist... "Mommy, these new toothbrush ... Read on »
Give Bees the Bounce!!! by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Michael has been attending soccer camp this week and loved every minute of it. He was even named the best camper out of his group (yes, I am gloating like a proud Mommy). ... Read on »
He He He An Assaulted Peanut by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Assualted Peanut!!! He He He. THis is something I dream about doing on a daily basis!!! Read on »
AAHHH I Never Knew Mr. Peanut Played Soccer by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Unfortunately, I guess I was a bit naive in assuming that since there were no peanuts at soccer matches in England and Ireland, there would be no peanuts at a soccer ... Read on »
When All Else Fails, Try Distraction - Or Why Soccer is Way Cooler then Baseball by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Thank you everyone for all the great ideas about what to do about my child's dreaded question. I have come up with a ... Read on »
The Other Day My Child Asked Me That Dreaded Question.. by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies The other day, I heard those words every mother of a peanut allergic child dreads to hear. They are the words that put a chill through my heart and an ache in my head. And e ... Read on »
Peanut Knows by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies As I get everyone ready to head down to Southern California again for the July 4th weekend, I thought I would share an interesting find I came across while surfing t ... Read on »
My Amazing New Talent by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies This week I discovered an amazing new talent. I know, I know, you are saying that I already have so many talents already, how could I discover even more....but alas, the t ... Read on »
A Peanut Butter Tree by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I know I don't have too much free time on my hands, but I find these oh so interesting things when I should be doing other oh so interesting things. So, here is my lates ... Read on »
Why God Made Moms - An End of the School Year Tribute by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies With the end of the school year upon us, I am presently sitting at home trying to write this while 3 still pajama clad children run wild around the house. I am finding it qu ... Read on »
Things I Learned on our Vacation - Lesson #2 by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Yes, I know, more lessons from our fun filled vacation to Ireland. When we arrived my very well meaning mother in law told me all the preparations she had done for our visit. ... Read on »
Another Lesson I Learned About Blogging About Our Vacation by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I just checked my last post about that very important lesson I learned on our vacation only to discover that half my post was missing. Yikes!!! Where in the world did that b ... Read on »