"I'm sorry...Your son is anaphylactic"
“I’m sorry…Your son is anaphylactic.” I paused. Suddenly my whole life flashed before my eyes. Growing up allergic to eggs, dairy, wheat, grasses, cats and dust mite, I knew very well what it was like to live a life with allergies. The constant reading of ingredients on EVERYTHING you eat. The fear of eating any food that anyone else had prepared. The constant worry of spontaneously reacting to some allergen while out and about. Or just people thinking that you were too hard