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The ABC's Of Growing Up With A Food Allergy

Wallet? Check. Keys? Check. EpiPen? Oh wait, let me go grab it.

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Ok, got that word out of the way.

Benadryl, Benadryl, Benadryl

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A lifesaver when you least expect it

Can you eat ______?

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You know the ingredients involved so I'm not even going to honor that with an answer.

Did you check the ingredients?

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Ugh, no hold on let me look.

Epi-Pens — The annoying friend that always has to tag along.

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Oh yeah, I forgot I had you there in my pocket. Greaaatt.

"Food allergies must be soo terrible. I feel soo bad for you." - Everyone that doesn't have any food allergies.

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Cancel the pity party.

Geez, I'd trade my food allergy for YOUR food intolerance any day.

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Without a second thought.

Helicopter-parenting was annoying at first but you've learned to welcome it.

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It was a necessity.

Invisible: How you've definitely wanted to be before.

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Oh no, did they really just tell everyone?

Joking about it makes it easier to deal with.

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Laughter is the best cure

Killer Food: A terrible SyFy movie starring YOU.

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And Bill Cosby apparently.

Leper Island (aka the allergy table.)

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Oh alright, the graphic may be a little too depressing. But you get the idea.

May Contain become your least favorite two words.

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NOOOOOOO

Never again will a meal at a restaurant be “just a meal” until the big “What’s in it?” question is asked.

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Does the pasta contain _______?

“Oh thanks I love these”… (as you turn and throw the food away because you can't eat it.)

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You've known me for ten years come on!

Practice on an orange.

Because that's the closest we can come to a human?
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Because that's the closest we can come to a human?

Quit talking about it when I’m not in the room I can still hear you!

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I could make this awkward for you..

Random kisses become your parents' new worst nightmare as you get older.

Choose wisely.
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Choose wisely.

Shots!!!!!!!!

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Lots of them... Well I'm not referring to these guys' shots.

Trapped: The feeling you get inside your body if you’ve ever had a reaction.

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Get me out of here!

Umbrella: Your parents were your allergen umbrella growing up.

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And you love them for every second of it.

Very cautious…is what you are when telling some you’re interested in about your food allergy as they’re eating that food.

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Oh come on.

Why the hell weren’t there as many kids with food allergies as there are today when I was little?

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* If all of the kids with a food allergy lived in one state, it would be the 19th largest state (by population) in the U.S.

X-Ray Vision: Is how you think you can approach food once you’ve lived with the allergy for awhile.

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Easy there, don't get too cocky.

You’d actually like my allergen-free food version that’s based on the food you’re eating. Oh wait.

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Well actually.

Zebra: You’ll always stand out like one in a stable of horses…but you’ll be better for it.

Learn to love it
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Learn to love it

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