Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) is a physical condition but it comes with emotional—and relationship—issues too. Interactions with family, friends, and even strangers can get mucky and hard. When communication breaks down and things get tense, it’s easy to assume those on the other side are heartless, ignorant or simply lack empathy, right? Even for … Continue reading Building a Bridge to Understanding: Relationships and FPIES
Featured Blogger Kaylee Page shares her perspective on life with FPIES in an ongoing series. Some of you read that title and looked at me cross-eyed, too tired to give me a response. Some of you are looking up from your knees while cleaning up a pile of puke that splashed all over your living … Continue reading Are You Having Fun Yet?
A Smiling Face Is Half the Meal* * A Latvian Proverb Featured blogger Kaylee Page shares her perspective on life with FPIES in an ongoing series Carrots and Peaches OR Peaches and Carrots However you order it, it still lacks…variety. THIS is the life of FPIES. Right? And this was our story, for sure. Bella … Continue reading A Smiling Face Is Half the Meal
In this guest blog post, FPIES mom Courtney Lopez shares how she’s getting ready for the holidays and offers some helpful tips to make them FPIES-friendly. This Thanksgiving is the first real holiday that our daughter can eat solid foods, but it’s also the year she was diagnosed with FPIES. We try to make every … Continue reading Celebrating the Holidays with FPIES