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Happy birthday, Dad….

Every March 3rd for the past 16 years or so, I have found myself staring up into the morning sky and sending birthday wishes to someone very special whom I lost unexpectedly that many years ago.  This morning was no different.   As I peer through the window next to my desk, I, perhaps for the fifth time this morning already, send birthday wishes to my father.  Happy birthday, Dad! Continue reading Happy birthday, Dad….

Our food allergy story: The bite that sealed the deal

There is an increasing number of individuals and families in the world who are learning to cope with the struggles of food allergies.   This entity is not partial to race, religion, socioeconomic status or gender.  It has no determined age of onset, it has no known definitive genetic trigger or cure.  It is simply something we, as families, are just trying to survive on a daily basis….and, along with scientists, physicians and many other advocates, are working hard to understand and rectify. Continue reading Our food allergy story: The bite that sealed the deal