Attitude · Inspiration/motivation · Living with PKU · Moms

It is OK to be Different!

Dealing with the PKU diet as a family note: this post was originally written for and posted on the Metabolic Disease Foundation’s blog about PKU One of the biggest concerns I have heard when talking to parents of PKU children, is how their child will deal with being different. Today I will share my perspective, writing… Continue reading It is OK to be Different!

Diet Compliance · Inspiration/motivation · Living with PKU · Moms

Interview with Alissa Doerner: A Classic PKU Story

Alissa is a special education teacher, a 5k runner, and a world traveler. She also has classic PKU. Here is her story. What was it like growing up with Classic PKU? Growing up with Classic PKU was just like anyone else growing up, I just ate differently. Classic PKU, my special diet, my formula, and… Continue reading Interview with Alissa Doerner: A Classic PKU Story

Food · Promotion/Awareness

Creative Cooking for PKU Families Event

This Saturday I went to an awesome event hosted by my PKU clinic at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, sponsored by BioMarin Pharmeceutical Inc. It was held in a cooking studio called AndyFood. There were a couple presentations followed by a cooking workshop by Chef Andy Broder. I learned some interesting things, got inspired about cooking and met… Continue reading Creative Cooking for PKU Families Event