Review of Free Apps to that Help with Food Allergies and Intolerances

I found myself today searching for apps that might help me with my food intolerances. I have intolerances to even minute quantities of egg and dairy, and this makes everything food-related a bit more of a challenge, from my husband shopping for food for me to eating out, and even sometimes trying to figure out […]


Nightshade Allergy Trials, Day 9

You may remember my blog post last week¬†about food allergies and intolerances, and how I felt I may be allergic or sensitive to nightshades like potatoes and tomatoes. I began wondering if I might be sensitive in some way when I was camping and found that the lymph node swelling that I had been experiencing […]


Food Intolerance Fun

A few years ago, I discovered that something I was eating wasn’t sitting well with me. I noticed that eating dairy would be followed by heavy bloating and gas and other, later less I-want-to-share-in-public-type discomforts. I went to my doctor, who told me that if this was happening, if *not* eating milk fixed the problem, […]


Staying at Friends’ Houses

I have had he occasion to stay at friends’ homes a few times since finding out about my allergies. It always makes me at least a little bit nervous, but I’ve come to develop a bit of a routine and packing list, which helps a lot. Plus choosing to stay with friends who are aware […]