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504 Anyone? by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Anyone else contemplating 504 plans or IHP’s for next year? It’s far enough into the school year that we’ve won some battles at the school and lost others. We realiz ... Read on »
A trip to the park by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Today the little guy and I were walking in the park. The trees seemed to have burst into brilliant green canopies, the sky was robin egg blue with fluffy cotton ball clouds sc ... Read on »
Accidental Epi-Pen Injection by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be given a dose of epinephrine? I’ve often wondered if the needle hurts, would the needle bend if we administered through pants, or ho ... Read on »
Adieu to you Dean Sargent by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Remember Dean Sargent from Villanova Law School? The one who likened the peanut allergic law student to the Wicked Witch of West? Well folks...we have justice! The Dean has re ... Read on »
Aunt Cyndi by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Families with food allergies often encounter people who just don’t “get it”.  So when we meet someone who does “get it” it feels like a gift. Better then just a gift...a day ... Read on »
Book Review by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies After reading the book review written by Gina Clowes at Allergymoms.com for Matters of Faith by Kristy Kiernan I went out and bought the book. However, after having the book ... Read on »
Bread by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I made bread and it turned out delicious! Okay, my first loaf was terrible but my second and third loaves have been really good (if I do say so myself). The recipe, American ... Read on »
Bug Parts by KGuy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies When my son started preschool he told his friends that he couldn’t eat peanut butter. As we all know, sometimes kids are cruel and few of the kids in his class started going ... Read on »
Can you hear me now? by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I was reading the peanut allergy news from my above tab and I stumbled upon an article entitled, “AT&T: Keep Your Landline Or You’ll Die Alone Of Peanut Allergy”. The article ... Read on »
Chai by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Every morning when I wake up my first thought is COFFEE. Call me a bad mother for not saying my first thought is my son or call me a bad wife because hubby doesn’t top the lis ... Read on »
Chef Sweet Pea by KGuy 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I learned to bake when I was a little girl. My grandmother made delicious cakes, Irish soda bread and cookies. She would let me slop on the frosting and declare it beautiful ... Read on »
Cloudy with a Chance of a Discriminatory Movie by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies My parents are baby-sitting (can I get a hallelujah?) next weekend! Grammy has already planned a shopportunity with the little guy to Tilly’s for new shoes. Turns out the litt ... Read on »
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies The day after I blogged that we got the 504, I started a blog on “how” we got the 504. I decided that I wouldn’t blog again until I finished documenting the process. The blog ... Read on »
Confession Time by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Today I watched as a school administrator ripped the security my son felt at school out from under him. I held my child as he wept asking me why someone would be so mean. ... Read on »
Confession Time is Over by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies After a pint of Cherry Garcia, a glass of red wine, and six hours of sleep - I’M BACK! No more crying, now I’m ready to do my job as the parent of a food allergic child and ... Read on »
Confessions of a greedy mom by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Recently my son had a blood test, ImmunoCAP, to recheck his allergies. Once again he is off the charts with his peanut allergy. The number increased to boot. I suppo ... Read on »
Cost of Food Allergies by KGuy 7 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Allergies Whenever I call a manufacturer to ask a question or complain, I always toss in this statement, “Food allergic families are very brand loyal. If you are looking for a con ... Read on »
Cub Scouts by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies My son loves Cub Scouts. He loves hanging out with the guys, doing rugged guy things. I’ve lucked out that my husband enjoys it too. While the boys are roughing it, I’m gettin ... Read on »
Daisy Brand Sour Cream by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies My last blog, Nuts in the countertop, was disconcerting. Finding nuts in such a random place often makes me begin to question the safety of the products in my home. Although ... Read on »
Database by KGuy 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Recently the Chicago Tribune published a wonderful article documenting the continued mislabeling of products and failed policing efforts by the FDA to enforce the FALCPA.  ... Read on »