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The Rest of the Story by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Looks like the Dean from Villanova had...ummm...lost his moral compass and participated in the oldest profession in the world. Click here to read about it. 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 »
More Dangerous People by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies In May I read an article entitled “Chubby Kids and the Food Allergy Risk” online at Eco Child’s Play. The article seemed ludicrous to me because my son is the size of a string ... 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 »
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 »
New Allergist by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies It has been one year since we moved from Indiana to Florida. The weather is beautiful but the health care...not so much. We have run into multiple hiccups finding an allergist ... Read on »
New Tab by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Since this site was created I’ve wanted it to be a place where parents can come and find useful, accurate, and nonjudgmental information about food allergies. The blog portio ... Read on »
Undeclared Peanut by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies As a loyal shopper of Target I was saddened to see the most recent recall for one of their top brands, Market Pantry. The scariest part of the recall for our peanut free house ... Read on »
Organic Blueberry Fruit Strips by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies In January of this year a report was published that documented high levels of mercury in some products containing high fructose corn syrup. Since that day, our family has gone ... Read on »
Peanut Sublingual Immunotherapy by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I received two similar messages last week. The first message started with “They’ve found a cure for peanut allergy!” The second message was “Subject: You guys should do this! ... Read on »
Traveling with food allergies in this economy? by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Previously I’ve written about the cost of food allergies. In our family, we have found that food allergies affect the physical, mental and financial parts of our lives daily ... 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 »
JellyBeans by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Last week my son and I ran (literally) into Walgreens for an emergency, pre-football, he was starving to death snack. We skidded into the drug store and lo-and-behold all th ... Read on »
More Peanut Free Products!! by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies   Earlier in the week I found two new peanut/tree nut free products and checked on an old favorite! All these products can be found in a local grocery store. Although I woul ... Read on »
Dust by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Isn’t it funny when someone whoisn’tyou has a “Freudian Slip”. When it happens in our family we reference the moment by saying, “I said one thing and meant my mother!”  T ... Read on »
Truth-in-Reporting by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I TRY to peruse CNN.com each day to keep up with the world’s news. Yesterday I saw a video on the site about food allergies. CNN’s anchor of the American Morning Show, Kiran ... Read on »
Fish and Chips by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies It’s Lent at our house which means, among other things,  no meat on Fridays. On a day-to-day basis I don’t realize how much meat we eat, that is until I have to come ... Read on »
It keeps going and going... by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Have you taken a look at the current FDA recall list for peanut products produced with peanuts manufactured by The Peanut Corporation of America? This list confirms ... Read on »
Food Challenges by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies The Today Show recently reported that a food allergy diagnosis based solely on a blood test was often inaccurate. Food allergy blood tests have been shown to be over ... Read on »
Shame on me by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Today I did something that I vehemently disagree with and continually complain about...I brought cupcakes to the school. I know, I know...how could I participate in ... Read on »