Food Allergy 101: What if my food allergy was a real person? What if I could talk to him about what he's taught me over the years. Every Thursday I get that chance.⠀

BLOG POST — Mr. A, my allergy, is waiting in the lobby when I arrive for our weekly meeting.⠀
"Thanks for meeting me at this new restaurant," Mr. A says. "Instead of always meeting at the same place, I'd thought we'd try some place new this week."⠀

I nod.⠀

"Besides, I hear the chef is amazing, and they are supposed to have the greatest food," he adds. "Have you ever been here?"⠀

"Nope," I say. "First time here."⠀

"Nice," he says with a smile. "I'm hungry, hungry, hungry!"⠀

I know why he's smiling. He knows I'm a bit uneasy meeting at a new, unfamiliar place for lunch. Usually I wouldn't meet him here if I didn't have to. But this time I felt I could...⠀

(Read the complete post on my daily blog. Link in bio.)⠀

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