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The Day I Ordered Off the Dog Menu

Dining out with a food allergy is very challenging. I must remain hyper vigilant about reading the menu for dishes that include ingredients high in nickel. It requires me peppering the server with questions about common offenders that typically have soy four or soybean oil in them, such as breads, tortillas, and pizza dough.
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Moving and Managing My Allergy

The excitement and stress of moving to a new city permeates my daily life. Identifying the location my apartment, the local grocery store and post office takes time. Likewise, moving to a new city disrupted my routine of how I managed my eczema and nickel food allergy.
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