Allergies

Food Issues

As you are all probably aware, food issues with autism seem to go hand and hand. When Zach was little, I never ever thought this child would eat. Just getting him to eat anything seemed like an accomplishment. The variety of foods was very limited. Breads and cereals and milk products seemed to be the norm. Sadly, fruits and vegetables not so much.
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The Terrifying Experiment

As you know allergies are a concern in our family. I am deathly allergic to nuts. My first memory of an allergic reaction was in kindergarten. My brother and I were at a kid's program. I think we had cookies with some kind of nut and on the way home we were walking through the park and I was nearly throwing up. I don't have a lot of memories but I can totally remember the walk through the park.
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