I was an itchy baby and little girl: Eczema.
I caught every throat, ear and eye infection known to little kids: Strep, otitis media, tonsillitis, conjunctivitis. (more…)
If you are Glinda the Good Witch from The Wizard of Oz, then living in a bubble (or at least traveling in one) probably seems glamorous and fun. But most of us are not Glinda, and when I recall what it was like living in a figurative bubble due to my severe allergies and chemical sensitivities… well it was neither glamorous, nor fun.
When my serious and debilitating chemical sensitivities first developed as an adult, I was a member on several civic boards. Unfortunately, I had to give that part of my life up because I could no longer physically attend any of the meetings. This was the 80s mind you, and the presence of aftershave & perfume (everyone wore some form of it) was too much for my body to endure.
Last week Hillary Clinton, after yet another terrible coughing fit, declared that “Every time I think about Trump I get allergic.” (more…)
How could a fluffy, sweet little kitten ruin your life? Well, if you have allergies, you know exactly how! Itchy eyes, roof-of-your-mouth irritation and a constant runny nose,—it can be Hell on Earth!
While some people seem to be allergic to everything from day one, many find that they are ‘newly allergic’ to all kinds of agitators. You may have very well had your own beloved cat growing up that didn’t bother you a bit but now find when you bring a new one home: WHAM!
Poor kitty. Poor family.
Courtney’s son woke up with a large, crimson goose egg in the middle of his forehead. It looked like he’d been hit with a baseball right between the eyes! (more…)
When I gave birth to my eldest child, I was in labor for 47 hours! (more…)
During this season where school is starting, moms across America are dealing with oodles of nervous children. (more…)