After five years of living here in the serene, cedar dotted limestone and granite hills, I am finally affected by the ever awful, always dreaded, never welcomed "Cedar Fever." This year is apparently one of the worst years within the past decade for high cedar pollen count. And it is awful.
Do you really get a fever? No. There is no fever at all-if so, then you may really be sick.
Do you sneeze? Why yes, a lot. Uncontrollably.
Do you itch? Itch to the point of burning. My whole face itches, my throat itches, my eyes itch, my tear ducts itch. My skin is so tender and at night as the meds ware off, I feel myself swelling. My husband says I look like Kelso (Ashton Kutcher) suffering from an egg allergy in That 70's Show. Do you remember? Let me refresh your memory. Yep, that looks like me.
|Kelso's allergic reaction to eggs from That 70's Show|
So now you know how I've been and what I've been doing. The word is that we have three or four more weeks of this. Until then, I'll be here...itching, swelling and well armed with a box of Kleenex.