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Posted on: Wed, 09/13/2006 - 9:37am
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Corvallis Mom, I'd just like to thank you for sharing your story. It's given me a lot to think about with regard to Ian. And I'd like to thank everyone who participated in this discussion for keeping it civil and productive. Bravo, everyone!

Posted on: Wed, 09/13/2006 - 10:13am
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I have found this thread so interesting. My almost 3 year old daughter was diagnosed last month and we are still trying to become acquainted with her diagnosis. I can barely remember to carry her pen, I can't imagine her carrying it, but I may need to reconsider that idea. I am still mourning the fact that I will never bake peanut butter cookies. I guess I need to move on. Thank you all for sharing of your stories. I never knew nap time could be so informative!

Posted on: Wed, 09/13/2006 - 2:24pm
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PA newbie:
...but you can bake sunbutter cookies and they are very yummy. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] they do tend to turn green the next day (which doesn't affect the taste) but that's all the more reason to eat them up fast. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
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Posted on: Wed, 09/13/2006 - 2:26pm
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Don't despair! Soynut butter makes great cookies, too--and they don't turn greenish...
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Posted on: Wed, 09/13/2006 - 2:58pm
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My gifted son has also forgotten his previous reactions. It sounds like your daughter has several foods she is allergic to, but he is only allergic to PA and tree nuts. Here recently, age of 10, he has become quite relaxed regarding his allergy. I promptly showed him the thread under reactions that honor those who have died from their allergies. I think he finally 'gets it'!

Posted on: Wed, 09/13/2006 - 10:17pm
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There is a remedy for keeping the sunbutter from turning green...either add some lemon juice or reduce baking soda/powder. This balances the ph and keeps them from turning green.

Posted on: Wed, 09/13/2006 - 10:19pm
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Posted on: Wed, 09/13/2006 - 10:21pm
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Posted on: Wed, 09/13/2006 - 10:50pm
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Posted on: Wed, 09/13/2006 - 11:31pm
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Corvallis Mom, I just wanted to let you know I think you have done the right thing. My ds is 8 and we always carried his epipens for him. Well, about 6 months ago, I bought him a belt. He hates wearing it and I have to make him put it on when we leave the house. It is not something ingrained in him.
The medic alert bracelet we started when he was 3 or 4 and he doesn't even notice it is on. I wish we had done the same with the belt. I think it helps to start young so it just becomes part of them.
Glad you found the bag!

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