HALF EMPTY, HALF FULL

Our peanut allergy research journey. July 16th. HALF EMPTY OR HALF FULL? Here's what I can tell you about my glass... it has been overflowing with struggle in the half empty/half full mentality. For the first food challenge, our Warrior HAD TO react to less than the equivalent of one peanut (300mg). That wasn't a … Continue reading HALF EMPTY, HALF FULL

ROLL TRIBE

(Our peanut allergy research journey. May 20) ROLL TRIBE. His story is about so much more than peanut allergy and our escape from it. He's a Warrior. And there's a story about that. My husband and I are Warriors, too. We graduated together, married and had children, but he and I didn't get married until … Continue reading ROLL TRIBE

DEAR PEANUT ALLERGY: I WANT A DIVORCE.

(Our peanut allergy research journey. May 2nd.) DEAR PEANUT ALLERGY: I WANT A DIVORCE. You truly have been a ball and chain that I have been shackled to since my son was born. You have been abusive - making me worry constantly and nag him excessively. I've lost friends because of you. I've had to … Continue reading DEAR PEANUT ALLERGY: I WANT A DIVORCE.

31 pages

(Our peanut allergy research journey. April 29th.) 31 PAGES I received this set of life-changing paperwork ninety-one days ago. I wouldn't let myself read it until now. I called it "31 pages of don't get your hopes up". It's actually a consent form for enrolling my  son into a clinical trial for patients with peanut … Continue reading 31 pages