New year, new you.... As the New Year rolls in a lot of folks start their next journey with a new years resolution or 2 and for some that means a new diet or a change to their eating habits. I know Ive spoken before about food fades and I have to admit, for me, … Continue reading A new year start but a bigger belt….
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all! The festive period is always portrated as a wholesome, warming family driven time of the year and for most it is. However, for some its not. Not to be a grinch but for me this years festivities have not been jolly and bright but a time … Continue reading And its all over for another year….
Check those labels.... The coronavirus pandemic is still going strong sadly but there has been a development in the vaccine scene. In the UK the vaccines have been given the go ahead and they have been offered to several groups of people so far, including the group I fall under the health and social care … Continue reading Vaccination time, but do I go for it?
The real me.... I started this blog to share information, support others and build the community we have as food allergy sufferers. However, I don't want this to be solely about the food restrictions and good food finds; its also about the person behind the allergy. Those other issues that arise with food allergies not … Continue reading frenemies-food and wellbeing
The changes.... New Covid restrictions have recenly been announced in the UK and with the new restrictions changes have had to be made which have affected all parts of our lives. One thing that hasn't changed with these new restrictions is we are still being encoraged to dine out and continue to keep the hospitality … Continue reading Dining out safely
Where has the pleasure gone.... I'd love to sit here and tell you all that every meal out recently has been a wonderful pleasure, but that would be a lie It appears the fun and excitiment of dining out has dwindled turning into stress and sadness in most places. Now don't get me wrong I … Continue reading The sadness of dining out
The presumptions.... When explaining to people that I have a food allergy they automatically think one of two things happen when I eat something I shouldn't. I go into full anaphylaxis or explosive stomach problems, which for some of us this is the case. But for others our symptoms can be not what is expected … Continue reading Could your diet be affecting your sexy time?
The virus.... As i'm guessing everyone is aware of the Coronavirus has swept through our world like wild fire, The world is at a stand still, But what does a global pandemic do for those of us with food allergies? It restricts us more than we could ever think off, and that can be a … Continue reading Allergies .v. Coronavirus
Plastic fantastic, or is it? For many years now, we the world inhabitants, have been told to change our attitudes regarding the environment. We need to be more caring, more thoughtful and less wasteful All of which is true, especially regarding us being wasteful. Each year the average UK household bins about 40kg of plastic … Continue reading The sustainable coeliac
I LOVE CHRISTMAS! Christmas is a time for celebrating, receiving and giving of gifts, love and food Lots and lots of food! With new foods, parties and sharing meals with family and friends can come with issues for food allergy sufferers. You see all the shops advertising their holiday specials just for the season, christmas … Continue reading That Christmas anxiety spirit