• Humor

    Something terrifying.

    No previous surgeries. No medications. No medical conditions. No known drug allergies. No known allergies. No known allergies. NKA in shorthand speak. NKA will never be written on Kate’s charts again. I am a humor writer but this is not a funny post. It’s a terrifying one. “Your daughter’s next exposure to shellfish could be fatal.” Your daughter. Fatal. The words slapped me in the face. Kate is at school now. She’s walking on a tightrope with no net under her. Or maybe she’s an acrobat on a swing with no net. Kate is one bite away from anaphylaxis. Kate could fall. It took one weekend to become that mom. It took two rolls of sushi on two…