If you or your loved one has a food allergy, you are not alone. Reading about others’ experiences can help you navigate the world of managing a food allergy. Teens and adults with food allergies, as well as parents of children with food allergies, share their “True Stories” here.
Interested in sharing your own True Story with us? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “True Story” and this information, limiting your story to no more than 500 words:
1. What are your food allergies (or your child's)? Age of diagnosis?
2. Tell us your "food allergy story."
Here are some suggested topics:
- What has been the hardest part about having a food allergy?
What do you wish other people knew about food allergies?
- What have you learned along the way?
- What has been the impact on your family or relationships with others?
- What advice would you give to those newly diagnosed with food allergies, or who are having a difficult time?
- How are you involved with the food allergy community?
3. Submit a picture of yourself or the person about whom the true story is.