we survived the Catskills!!!

Posted on: Thu, 07/29/2004 - 11:40pm
mary beth's picture
Joined: 01/10/2004 - 09:00

Thought it would be nice to post a positive travel experience. As many of you may recall, we had a horrible experience in the Catskills (upstate NY) two yrs ago. I posted about it in reactions/stories, and it was just referenced again in the thread about misfiring epi-pens.

Well, after much hand-wringing and discussion, DH and I decided to re-join his family for their annual vacation this year. We did a few things differently, and had a wonderful, REACTION-FREE vacation!!!

We stayed at a different place in East Durham (Gavin's), and they have no nut products on their menu! They checked all the oils and everything. They were very kind and cooperative.

I spoke with the Greene Co. EMS coordinator, and he was awesome. His daughter has a severe soy allergy, so he completely understood our concern.

DH's family was extremely careful about snacks they brought. Nothing was brought NEAR Julia until I checked the ingredients. People gladly discarded questionable treats. I did a whole lot of label reading that week, but didn't mind a bit!

Anyway, don't mean to ramble, but I thought it's be nice to share a positive, successful experience.

Mary Beth

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 1:55am
California Mom's picture
Joined: 07/14/2000 - 09:00

I'm so glad to hear of your positive experience this time! How wonderful to have been in an environment where everyone was so cooperative.
Great news!
[img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] Miriam


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