For years I didn’t know the power and value of my own food allergy knowledge. As a food allergy adult, I’ve lived my entire life with a anaphylaxis life-threatening peanut allergy. Comfortably in my thirties now, I know the ins and outs of my own life with a food allergy, and have learned that often I am my own best resource and food allergy advocate.
I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again and again, food allergies are a spectrum and every food allergy is as individualized as the person. Not to mention, every allergic reaction is different and unique. I’ve found can make discussing food allergies tricky. However, with an open mind and careful listening, there are ways to adapt and learn to live as safely as possible with any food allergy. Trust me! While there should be no food allergy generalizations made, I’m here to help coach on all things life with food allergies as someone who knows the space well and is an authoritative figure in it. While I mostly discuss my food allergy here on Invisibly Allergic, I do have environmental and chemical allergies, and can speak to living with those, too. Check out my services below & email me at my contact form anytime!
Personalized Food Allergy Coaching
Food Allergy Advice: A Virtual Discussion [FREE]
Whether you’re seeking travel advice, wondering how to host an allergy-friendly event, or confused while reading food labels, I’m here to discuss it in a friendly and caring way. I will speak to how I manage my allergies- food, environmental & chemical. I may provide & cite trustworthy sources and will absolutely provide my own personal knowledge and insight. I know when to point you to someone else if you need a professional opinion. There’s no charge or fee, just a 1-1 conversation with a food allergic individual happy to be of assistance if possible. Equity in the medical and food allergy community is very important to me, and I don’t ever want money to stand in the way, which is why there’s no charge.
Food Allergy Representation Consultation [Sliding Scale]
A note to all you non-food allergic creatives: Before you film a movie with a grossly inaccurate allergic reaction scene, or misrepresent someone living with a food allergy in the media, ask for advice from someone in the space. Too much inaccurate allergy representation has happened across mass media, leading to stereotypes and misconceptions that are harmful to the food allergic community. Properly representing life with a food allergy and food allergy reactions and/or anaphylaxis will limit deadly misinformation and better serve all parties involved, including your audience! While I’m not a doctor, I can provide direction if you’re seeking to represent life with a food allergy or an allergic reaction, in a way that an allergist may or may not be able to. If you’re seeking medical or professional advice, I’d be happy to help connect you to a trustworthy source in the space.
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I am not a doctor, lawyer, or allergist, and I’m not trying to give medical advice. My advice is from my own personal lived and learned experience. I will direct you to a professional or outside trusted resource if anything is beyond of my scope of expertise.