Don't Let The Yellow Door Hit You On Your Way Out!

(originally posted @ My Really, Real Reality) Dear Pollen;I could no longer hold my feelings inside.  I had to write to tell you that I deeply, truly, madly, endlessly despise you!  I, for one, have just about enough of your antics!  What makes you think you have the right to take over Spring and ruin it for so many of the rest of us?  I am sick and tired of your little games.  I can't take any more of the way you make ...more
 @beckeyp I never had before, but my daughter gave me my fist pill, Allegra. It helped a little.more

Spring is in the Air and So is the Pollen

  Photographer: dan,  Spring is in the air--wait, was that just snow I saw coming from the sky? No I see blooms starting on the tree outside, it must be spring time. Although I did see on that there is snow in the forecast for the weekend so it must still be winter. Didn't Punxsutawney Phil report that spring was on its way?...more

I had a friend of mine confirm that the local honey trick works. Just don't mix it into hot tea. ...more

Asthma, Allergies and the change in seasons

After receiving so much great feedback from my last blog on asthma and allergies, I thought I would write some more about the topic.  I’m learning more and more about asthma and allergies as my son grows.  It seems th...more

Natural Allergy Relief

Death by Pollen

The bugs are back and the phones are ringing! The first few weeks of spring feel like Christmastime for us. A long day with longer hours is our version of heaven. But with all the joys the sound of bugs buzzing bring, there is a downside to my springtime glee…pollen. My life is miserable from the pollen than covers everything in Nashville. One thing that I did not count as part of living here was battling allergies. I heard about a folks who had watery eyes and running noses from time to time but I did not realize they were suffering or near death....more

I've been trying to push my husband in that direction for awhile. I never really had allergies ...more

The Pollen's Back

This time of year finds me stocking meds and tissues for my non-asthmatic kindergartener, and two words will tell you why: allergy season. Spring comes to north Florida a whole lot sooner than the rest of the country and today, for example, the high will reach 68 degrees. We’ve still got a few weeks of temperatures fluctuating between the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s, but fine yellow dust already covers my windshield every morning. The pollen’s back, and it’s only going to get worse. Read More ...more