Why He’ll Never Suggest Lettuce for Lunch Again

Oh Amy I so understand your FRUSTRATION! Been there, done that. It isn’t fun having someone be able to eat while whatever is there whether it is in a restaurant or at a get together and there you are eating your own food. During Easter weekend I had salad with chicken, kidney beans, and sliced egg two days in a row while my husband ate whatever he wanted to eat. I am sharing this post on my blog for all those who suffer with food allergies.

Adventures of an Allergic Foodie

We’d been driving for a day and a half and were only halfway home. The high winds across the Kansas plains and the oversized trucks creeping into our lane forced my husband to keep a hands-of-steel grip on the wheel while I kept eyeing the sky for a tornado.

An Allergic Foodie and her husband don't always agree on where to eat

We were a little on edge.

And we were hungry.

When we finally decided to stop for lunch, we began quarreling. For us, quarreling involves a lot of silence.

Husband-Who-Can-Eat-Everything wanted to stop at Taco John’s. With my soy, dairy, gluten, and corn allergies, I didn’t even want to breathe the air in Taco John’s.

Besides, Husband-Who-Can-Eat-Everything knew I wasn’t looking forward to the three-day-old tuna and garbanzo beans I’d packed for myself. He knew this because I kept opening all the apps on my iPhone–Allergy Eats, Find Me Gluten Free, YoDish–and reading the reviews.

Still, he…

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One response to “Why He’ll Never Suggest Lettuce for Lunch Again

  1. i DON’T EAT MEAT– SUGAR OR GLUTEN OR ANYTHING WITH TOXIC CHEMICALS TRY TO STAY AWAY FROM GMO’S & ALSO TRY TO EAT ORGANIC– OR CHEMICAL FREE–& JUST PALIN CAN’T EAT SO MANY OTHER FOODS & SOME DAYS– IT IS A CHORE TO JUST FIX SOMETHING TO EAT!!!! 🙂

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