I asked the nurse if there was anything he could be doing nutritionally to help himself.
She looked confused, and said, "No...."
I said, "Well, besides laying off milk..."
She looked even more confused and said, "Milk is fine!"
Gone are the days that I sit with a mouthful and say nothing. "Milk is so phlegm producing! It's not fine at all!"
As you can imagine, this was followed by an uncomfortable silence on my son's part, and probably a firm holding of her own tongue because she didn't say anything, just turned away and started clicking at her computer keyboard. Probably typed 'insolent mother'...