I Hate Food Allergies

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    I have a food intolerance to wheat,

    dairy, gluten, oats and barley. I also have IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome) eating is a task for me
    Marie132 Marie132
    18-21, F
    Apr 11, 2014

    Food Allergies

    So basically, I'm allergic to corn and citric acid for foods.  But corn is in EVERYTHING it seems like. Hah, I cried walking through the cereal aisle the other day because I can't eat over half of them.  And I can't have any foods with citric acid or citrous fruits...
    SammieKay08 SammieKay08
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2008

    Life Threatening Food Allergies.

    i have a son with many severe food and envirnmental allergies. i voluteer for a couple of allergy charites, have worked part time with one major one, and now voluteer for a new chairity. which supports children with asthma and allergies.
    williamsmummy williamsmummy
    41-45
    May 4, 2009

    Hives.....

    I have never had a food allergy until last night.  I ate some kind of fruit and broke out in hives all over.  They still itch.  The doctor gave me a shot and a prescription for when they come back and I cannot wait until the night is over with so that I can get my...
    hobbitt192002 hobbitt192002
    26-30, F
    Aug 27, 2007

    I'm one of the lucky few

    who is highly allergic to coconut/coconut oil...yay me!! I first realized I was allergic to coconut a few years ago when I was eating Thai food with some friends. I broke out in hives, my eyes were itchy & watery, my face started to get puffy. I knew it had to be the coconut...
    ABittersweetTragedy ABittersweetTragedy
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2014

    Mystery Allergy

    I have an unidentified allergy and intolerance. I know I have one allergy and one intolerance because sometimes it takes a little bit then I get indigestion and the ugly stuff that comes with it, and other times it's things like this: In my cooking class one day, we made...
    chococat159 chococat159
    18-21
    Apr 9, 2013

    I am different like duh 90% of famlies didn't

    have indoor playground for child in 90's cause kids didn't do well in sun or heat. Im ok with that food allergies suck you never know when something will get you. First time i was 8 mullberries full on anaphylaxis not that i realized it i was to concerned for sissy. Which isn't...
    majormanafemale majormanafemale
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 12, 2014

    Ugh...where Does One Begin...

    God I Hate Food Allergies. This all started 5 years ago, and I am now allergic to: Wheat, Dairy, Bananas, Shrimp, Scallops, Mushrooms, String Beans, Peas, Peanuts, and I know I am forgetting some stuff! It's the Wheat and the dairy that really bugs me! It's like 60 pages of food...
    chemoangel chemoangel
    41-45, F
    4 Responses May 3, 2011

    I Hate Having A Food Allergy

     I have grown up around "Don't let her eat peanuts" "Honey, I know you want the brownie, but you can't eat it, it's not safe!" and have been taunted by "Oh! You don't know what you're missing!" "Look! Peanuts!"  It stinks. Having...
    lostlonleygirl lostlonleygirl
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2009

    Same Here...

    Two months ago I found out the hard way that I am deathly allergic to crab!Just breathing the odor from crab will cause an anaphylaxis reaction. Whether it is being cooked or just on display at the grocery store can cause me to have breathing problems. If the crab is on enough...
    auggie1971 auggie1971
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 8, 2012

    I Just Want To Eat Normal..

    I am highly allergic to gluten, which destroys my stomach. And I now found out I am highly highly allergic to whey/dairy, that has been destroying the insides of lungs, which is making it really hard to breathe and has been causing my random fainting spells lately..(&amoxicillin...
    KyGirl16 KyGirl16
    18-21, F
    Jun 1, 2013

    It's Like Been Followed By the Grim Reaper

    I was jealous of my brothers growing up. They were allergic to insect bits and got to stay home from school all the time. Of course I was dumb, didn't realize they were heading to the ER to get shots. Luckily for them, they outgrew the problem. Over the last 15 years...
    ballooo ballooo
    36-40, F
    Sep 8, 2009

    I Hate Food Allergies

    I absolutely hate food allergies. They are ruining my life. I have become allergic to wheat, dairy, soy, corn, eggs, nuts, chocolate, coconut  and shellfish. Other than missing all of the best food like pizza, snicker bars, etc .... the worst part is that there's no way to...
    cs120g cs120g
    46-50
    4 Responses Jul 9, 2011

    "What Aren'T You Allergic Too??"

    I have had food allergies for almost 4 years. food wise I'm allergic too: Soy, Onion, Tomato, Hazelnuts, Watermelon, Partially to gluten, and beer. Seasonal/everything else: all types of trees, pollen, grass, bugs, horses, cats, and rabbits. My food allergy experience sucks...
    BailieLeann BailieLeann
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 16, 2013

    Allergies Can't Put Me Down!

    I am allergic to hmmm.... Lets see. Eggs, chicken, turkey, peanuts, fish ( food ) Dust, grass, fluffy dogs, oak trees ( non food ) But I don't let it get me down. A lot of people say, " WOW how do you live without CHICKEN! I'd DIE " Yeah, well, I'd litterly die. I am seriously...
    willdancefordessert willdancefordessert
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 11, 2012
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