Jun/Jul 2013

Food for Thought

A Good Year

“So when was your last reaction?” This is usually the fourth or fifth question, after I’ve recited my litany of allergies (including milk, egg, beef, shrimp, soy, cucumbers, mango, some tree nuts…); after I recount how my parents knew something was wrong from birth when I refused to breastfeed and couldn’t keep formula down; after I’ve confirmed that yes, I carry an EpiPen.   More...