Lately, I’ve been writing some pieces on growing up with food allergies for Children’s Hospital Boston’s blog, Thrive.
The first ones are a three-part series about my recent food challenge. As you may know, I’ve had severe allergies to milk, eggs and nuts since I was very little. In September, I underwent a test to find out whether I’d outgrown my egg allergy. Find out what happened:
The fourth is about the problem of food-allergy-related bullying. A recent study showed that as many as 1 in 4 children with food allergies have experienced bullying related to these allergies, including threats and intimidation using the physical food. Read more here:
Enjoy! More to come soon, I hope.