Grace: Family's every meal must cater to rare disorder
Because Lizzie Aurit, 6, can tolerate only seven real foods, a feeding tube is a part of her daily regimen.
Posted: Sunday, March 24, 2013 12:00 am
The next time you dread cooking dinner, matching what's in your pantry with what your fickle kids will eat, think about Taco Night. Think about an Omaha family whose kids are so sick with a rare gastrointestinal disorder that they can't stomach — literally — most foods, least of all tacos.
Lizzie Aurit, age 6, can have seven real foods. Her brother, J.P., age 10, can have 15. Gianna is lucky. The 8-year-old can tolerate 26. But few of the foods they can eat are the same ones.
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Sunday, March 24, 2013 12:00 am.