It’s Official… Bridge Climb Here I Come!

I know I’ve mentioned the Bridge Climb in the past, but now it’s official! As an early Christmas present, I’m doing the Sydney Bridge Climb with a few classmates and my professor. It comes highly recommended from my aunt and uncle who’ve traveled to Australia in the past. To give you a brief glance of…

Thanksgiving Bliss

To ATravelingNutmare blog readers near and far, thanks for traveling the allergy world with me! I hope everyone had a happy and healthy Thanksgiving last week and got some much needed R&R. I was thankful to spend time at home with some of my favorite turkeys! 🙂 For breakfast, my family went a little nutty…

On My Allergy Radar

With Thanksgiving drawing nearer, food is a top priority in many minds. It’s definitely something I’m thinking about! I’m looking forward to a nut-free and shellfish-free Thanksgiving with my family and a few days off of school. That leaves just two weeks until I’m jetting off to Australia. Here’s what’s up this week with allergy…

Forbes 30 Under 30

You might read this blog title and think, “What? How does that have anything to do with her blog?” Fortunately, I had a friend point out the release of Forbes 30 Under 30 categories to me yesterday and as she was scrolling, Scott Sundvor caught her eye. Most likely, your second thought probably is, “Who…

Reading a Food Allergy Label

When I initially found out about my allergies, it flipped my entire world around. Besides the adjustment to the restaurants I visited, my family’s life at home drastically changed. I can remember one of the first trips to the grocery with my mom. We were there for hours! To give you a taste of what…

A Look Into Auvi-Q

After my post on Monday and selection of the Auvi-Q epinephrine injector over the EpiPen epinephrine injector, I tweeted the link to the article on my personal Twitter page. While I didn’t think anything of it at the time, a Vice President from Kaléo, the company that owns Auvi-Q, reached out to me. We spoke…

Auvi-Q vs. EpiPen?

A debate that I’ve had with myself since having to purchase these medications each year. Here is my best list of pros and cons to each. If I missed anything, please comment and let me know! Pros and Cons to Both Auvi-Q and EpiPen Pros Cons Available in a two-pack along with a free trainer…

On My Allergy Radar

Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a safe and not-so-spooky Halloween! My favorite part about Halloween is that it kicks off the two month holiday season for me. Bring on more Christmas music! (Note: I couldn’t even wait until the end of Halloween this year to start my favorite Christmas songs. I officially started listening…

Peanut Studies Now Open!

Hi friends! If you have a mild to severe peanut allergy and have the time to do some research, look into the study options below. I tried getting involved with the Peanut Vaccine Study, but didn’t qualify due to my asthma and the time commitment of the food challenges for the study. While I am…