Food Allergy Talk W/ Mom & Dad: I turn 21 at midnight!
Post #203 — Each Saturday, my parents and I have a brief but honest podcast discussion about the challenges of raising a child with an allergy. I’ve never really talked to my parents about the challenges they had raising me. I’m eager to find things out. Maybe their experiences might help someone else, too.
Tonight at midnight I turn 21. That opens up a whole new set of food allergy worries for my parents…
JJ Vulopas is a rising senior at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. An advocate for young people, JJ has lived with food allergies his entire life. He is the author of a children's book for kids with food allergies, Land of Not. You can read his daily blog at www.thelandofcan.com. Follow him on Instagram and on Twitter @thelandofcan.