Awwwh, just screw it!

by John Durham February. 26, 2021 299 views

First, a pandemic. Next, a denial of an fair election and an insurrection. Then, snowmaggedon. Finally, beautiful warm temperatures and spring has sprung! And so has POLLEN SEASON!! Yuck! For those of us with severe allergies to tree pollen, this is, indeed, the worst of times. Full-body, slap-out, flu-like reaction to the tinniest of particles. For those of you who have never experienced this, may you stay forever immune. And for my fellow sufferers, do not explain to your loved ones why you curl up in a ball and moan as if you are dying - because you are! And if you are only now, as you get older, experiencing symptoms, that is quite normal. Hang in there - it usually only takes a month to manage to acclimate seasonally. A miserable month. Please don't mention allergy shots - I've ridden in that rodeo and gotten thrown off. Thank you for allowing me to whine like a cancel-culture senator at CPAC. Neti pots rule!

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Pete Booger 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Are those the screws comming from this:

Love your work!

6 months, 3 weeks ago Edited
John Durham Replied to Pete Booger 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Hold on, let me check. Nope, not yet, but we'll see on Monday when I have my one year check up. Thanks Pete!

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Russell Smith 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Ooof. Hopefully the pine pollen will be mild this year. I know there is a few trees/grasses that I am not use to and cause mine to act up at least for a year or two. Pine well as long as it does not drop at 1/16 inch an hour I will be pleased.

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John Durham Replied to Russell Smith 6 months, 3 weeks ago

The pine pollen doesn't bother me as much - it's too large a particle. It's the tiny ones, like the juniper out now and especially the oak and cedar. They're killers. I usually get a little reprieve for a year whenever I move, but it's hard to tell any more. But I've gone from the worst  (Charlotte) to awful (Atlanta) to just miserable (Rossville). Guess I shouldn't complain.

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