Finally a meal I don't have to cook.... I was kindly invited by the Hard Rock Cafe in The Printworks, Manchester. Along with my foodie travel companion Bermused Backpacker, I was invited to sample their GF menu under the new safe + sound program implemented for their re-opening. I've never eaten at the Hard Rock … Continue reading Between a Hard Rock and a burger
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
So I have returned to my motherland, back to Disneyland Paris. It was super fun as usual and this time I planned ahead making sure I was well equipped, food wise, for my visit. After last times bloody horrible encounter with their gluten free, vegan and apparently flavor free Natama menu I couldn't take any … Continue reading Woo hoo hooray its a Disney kinda day….
I don't know how many people say to me "oh when I eat bread it kills me off the next day you know" but never consider they might have a gluten allergies or intolerance they just keep plodding on pooping their life away thinking nothing else of it. Well stop guys you don't need to … Continue reading So you think bread hates you…..
It's my birthday and I'll cry if I want to .... Well guys its happened, this gluten free, lactose intolerant basically vegan but still says vegetarian is at the top of 30 mountain looking at the downward slope to 40 town and i'm ok(ish) about it. I say ok(ish) because for me birthdays are a … Continue reading Hip Hip Hooray its my birthday day!
Why?.... When I tell folks what I do for a living they seem to always ask why mental health? Why not "regular" nursing? Like mental health nursing is a bad thing to have studied. My answer is always, I like to help those with less obvious issues. I can see a broken leg and fix … Continue reading Anxiety, food and the fight….
Better late than never.... So I have started a new job which mean I've been M.I.N.A (missing in nursey action) recently hence the late post for my favourite time of year HALLOWEEN! Every year me and the bestie celebrate this most wonderful time with a fun filled spookfest trip to Alton Towers. Now … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
So last week I visited the happiest place on earth, Disneyland Paris! But is it really the happiest place on earth for a restricted eater? Maybe not so much.... Now don't get me wrong I had the time of my life and am definitely going to go back sooner rather than later. However, this time … Continue reading A Disney delight, or was it?
A tale of two sides.... When people say that they have an allergy or intolerant to a certain food what’s your first thoughts? Swollen, rashy and itchy skin? Breathing issues? Being attached to a toilet for the foreseeable future? Well you’re not wrong, these are some physical symptoms of allergies and intolerances which need to … Continue reading Allergies and intolerances, it not all just physical you know