…er adults sharing how they are organizing their lives with allergies! It would be immensely useful. If you do, there is something I am still struggling with, as it depends on countries, but what is the best way to carry your allergy list? In South Africa they have specific metal bracelets, in Europe, it’s more like a tag you wear as a n…
I am from Australia and we have an action plan we can carry. There is a foundation that has a heap of resources, including translation of action plans https://allergyfacts.org.au/resources/translations. As to how to “wear” it.. this is something I struggle with myself.
We also have jewellery connected to a service called Medic-alert. They have bracelets and other jewellery with an Id in case of an emergency. Those attending would quickly be able to identify the person has a condition that they need to be aware of.
Since Billie’s first reaction we have only been on a plane once… and was interstate.
We used to be very active travellers but I am hesitant at the moment to travel to non English speaking countries from a fear of misinterpretation.
I am working on my language skills and fear to expand our local/car based travel one day soon.
There was a facebook page I came across that had travellers with anaphylaxis as members but there wasn’t many and I didn’t have much info for anything outside of the US.
So apologies I am still researching. A topic also close to my heart as would love to share the global experiences as a family.
Oh n I forgot to mention before… was too overwhelmed by your generosity in sharing… that I am happy to read your relationships and dating was mostly positive re the allergies. I acknowledge you had other stuff going on in them, but a small sliver of light and saved energy by keeping allergy risk management out of it.