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The Mango Wars: Part II

As a four-year-old Buddy, from Uncasville, Conn., was diagnosed with a chocolate and cocoa allergy. He vividly remembers returning home after trick-or-treating each Halloween and forking over his chocolate candy in exchange for his sisters fruit-flavored sweets. 527 more words


Healing the Gut Part 3 - Allergy Tests and My Weakness Exposed

A lot has happened this month on the allergy front!  We finally decided to take our six year old for the blood work his allergy doctor ordered a few months ago.   1,306 more words


I'll Have The Fish...But Hold the Fish

GUEST: So I’d like the fish, but with no butter, no salt, no side of rice…can I replace that with the beet salad? Oh, and I’d like no goat’s cheese on the beet salad…what else can I have? 287 more words

Super Local Hood


A few weeks ago, Lauren and Trent took our granddaughter Eve out for a treat. They went to a bakery and ordered a coconut cookie. They were assured that there were no nuts in the cookie. 290 more words


We Have a Plan and We're Not Afraid to Use It...Not Anymore, Anyway.

In our 5 years of dealing with food allergies, my husband and I have trained a LOT of people on how to follow our action plan and how to give the Epipen or Auvi-Q.   1,125 more words

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The Big Farewell

Of my six months as VP, the last day of school was the busiest day I experienced. After morning bus duty and announcements, the day began with parents waiting to speak with my principal colleague and me about class placements for September. 283 more words