After a mont and a half, this is just as difficult it was day 1. Some days I am able to knock out everything before noon, and the latest it’s been to complete everything has been 11:55pm. The most difficult part are events where there’s meals being served. Since I am following Jack’s diet, I can only eat what he eats. There have different events such as a dinner auction, dinner at the kids’ school, hanging out with friends, etc. and all have had food/meals prepared. I really wanted to skip all of the events knowing I could sit at … Continue reading Day 49 – empathy
On September 14, it will mark 3 years since Jack had his first severe reaction and led to him being diagnosed with several food allergies and anaphylaxis. It should not be a surprise how limited the selection is to meet … Continue reading So many choices… kind of
It’s very easy to get complacent. To stay comfortable. For most people, that’s what life is. Wake up Work Home Sleep Take a day or two off every week. Hang out with your family for a little bit before or after work. Hang out with your friends after that. Do some hobbies, etc. Go to Church when you have time. You eat the same food. Watch the same type of shows. Look at the same people’s social media posts. Then you do it all over again the next day or the next week. Over and over again. We complain about … Continue reading Take advantage of what you have. Learn from what you don’t have.
Let me start by saying every “mistake” has a purpose. A mistake can lead to learning, understanding, and in this situation a “mistake” led to hope. If you know Jack or anyone with food allergies, you understand the meticulous details … Continue reading When a mistake leads you to hope
Don’t be lazy when it comes to food allergies. Read Everything! Continue reading Why Reading Labels is so Important!