Love the blog, it’s a great vey to help folks become aware of allergies.
Who We Are
We are Haley and Kiley, allergy finatics! Haley is a senior at Suffolk University studying political science and education. While Kiley just graduated Suffolk University Spring of 2022 earning her Bachelor of Arts in legal studies and political science. Both of us are passionate about social justice and value educating people about the issues that matter, but are often overlooked.
THE ROOT OF OUR ALLERGY PASSION
Back in 2019, Haley found herself in the back of an ambulance, with an oxygen mask over her face, and EMTs all around her, begging her to stay with them as she began to flatline. Her eyes closed and just like that she thought her life was over. Luckily for her, the epi-pen injection gave her just enough adrenaline to hold on. Since that scary encounter with death, Haley has been a strong advocate for allergy awareness and social justice.
As Haley’s girlfriend, Kiley has seen first handedly how severely allergies affect her life and the lives of all people with allergies. Simple things such as grocery shopping or going to a restaurant are not simple but rather stressful and frustrating. People with allergies are reading labels that say “may contain” and are constantly asking waiters what is in their food just for them to reply that they have NO idea. Having an allergy is an overlooked issue just as much as the issues faced by any other marginalized group. Arguably, one of the toughest things to deal with because your life’s on the line. So going out to eat at new restaurants or trying new foods becomes a stressful experience rather than a fun and exciting one.
OUR GOAL OF THIS ALLERGY BLOG
We wanted to create this blog to educate people of the dangers and everyday struggle that the average person does not need to consider. In hopes that it will inspire some of you to become passionate about allergy social justice too! Anaphylaxis is something that many people have to deal with but is barely talked about. It is time to change that.
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To learn more about Haley check her out here
To learn more about Kiley check her out here
Thank you Nancy! I hope you continue to enjoy the series!
Thank you for sharing your story Haley! This is such a great read and anyone who reads it will learn something that they didn’t know before about allergies!! Everyone should read about this to help spread awareness. Thank you Haley and Kiley.
Thank you so much Stacey! I appreciate you reading it! I hope you continue to like the series.
I need to to thank you for this very good read!! I certainly loved every little bit of it. I have you book-marked to check out new things you postÖ
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