Scary dream last night

Posted on: Thu, 10/10/2002 - 3:03am
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This sounds so childish, but I had a dream last night, that really freaked me out.

My family was sitting around, eating cake (I think it was a birthday), and I looked up to find my son swelling up with plate sized hives on his face. I grabbed his Epi Pen, and I was so nervous, that I shot it into his calf, instead of his thigh. I was terrified that not only would the Epi pen not be effective, I was scared that I had damaged him by injecting it in the wrong area.

When I woke up, I could hardly catch my breath. I guess I have more anxiety about having to use it one day, than I had realized.

Does anyone else ever have allergy related dreams?

Karen

Posted on: Thu, 10/10/2002 - 4:00am
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I just had one last night - it was about my 6 month old who doesn't have allergies (yet). I dreamed that my sister gave him a small bite of pizza and I flipped out because I knew that he would not be allergic to wheat, dairy and tomatoes! I was so upset, trying to find out how to get it back out of him. It reminds me of wanting to take back ever giving my older son peanut butter! I think I act in routine manners about the allergies during the day b/c we need to function, but at night I think my anxiety about it comes out!

Posted on: Thu, 10/10/2002 - 10:43am
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Hi Karen
I personally can't recall having a food allergy-related nightmare lately, but I wanted to post a link to some older threads dealing with the same issue.
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Posted on: Thu, 10/10/2002 - 11:12am
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Carolyn, you have been my voice of reason on both forums! I will check those links out now, and thanks for posting them.
Btw, I laughed when I saw your username on the other forum. My usualy username has been cinnamon for years now [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
Karen

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