Yesterday, March 8th, was International Women’s Day. This day has been in existence since 1911 to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. I absolutely love this day because it provides me with an opportunity to read about a plethora of inspiring women yesterday as I came across their accomplishments on various… Continue reading Women in Food Allergy Research
2018 was a huge year for me in terms of personal growth and new life experiences. I overcame several obstacles with my allergies this year: managing my allergies at college, while doing weekly baking activities at summer camp, on several day trips, and for two whole weeks in China. And above all of these experiences,… Continue reading Reacting to my Year
Have you ever been in a room with about 500 epi pens? Well, when I went to FARECon this weekend, I spent the whole time in that very situation. FARECon is a conference for teens, family members, and nutritionists to learn about food allergies. I had gone to three of FARE’s Teen Summits before (2013-2015)… Continue reading FARECon 2018
Ah. The middle of May. The sun is shining, the students are swimming (in work left to do before their final exams). But there’s one thing that makes the middle of May great no matter what you’re procrastinating on in school, and that’s Food Allergy Awareness Week! This week is all about learning more about… Continue reading Food Allergy Awareness Week!
In the past few months, food allergies have been in the news so frequently I think it warrants some discussion. The two major events that I’m going to discuss with you deal with instances of bullying. Food allergy bullying impacts 33% of children and teens with food allergies and despite most bullies’ intentions, it is… Continue reading Food Allergy Bullying as a Current Event