My Grandson, aged 7 and a half (Don’t forget the half!) talking to his Mum.
What foods are you allergic to?
What does that mean? What can’t you eat?
I can’t eat cheese, and milk and stuff
Have you ever eaten something that had milk in it?
I had a serious reaction, For example itching, wheezing, coughing,hives,tongue tingling, throat feels funny.
Does it scare you?
Have you ever had a bad reaction?
What happened when you started feeling bad?
I have to go to the hospital
How does it make you feel to have food allergies?
Do you ever feel sad because you can’t have stuff with milk in it?
Yes-because there is a lot of sweets with milk in it, and when Tina eats them, she tells me that they are delicious
Do your mummy and Daddy do a good job of taking care of your allergies?
What food would you like to eat when you are not allergic anymore?
Cheese pizza, ice cream and all the other stuff that I’m not allowed.
Are they good at your school about your allergies?
Do you feel safe at school? yes
Does your Mummy make George friendly food? Yes,all the things mummy makes is delicious
What is your favourite food? My favourite food?? Waffles, pancakes and English breakfast at the Nag’s Head!
Do you wish you could grow out of your allergies?Yes
What would you like to tell other kids about your allergies? Nothing
What would you like to tell you teachers about your allergies? Do not feed me dairy ever, ever, EVER!!!
How does it make you feel, when other children get treats at school that you can’t have?
Sad, because I only get my safe treats- I get the same thing every time.
How do you feel at snacktime?
I feel sad. Because everyone else has, like, smarties and all stuff that I can’t have. I wish Muma could give me stuff like chocolate and Doritos.
Is there anything else you would like to say?
I think that about says it all, really?