The past couple of days I haven’t felt so well. It began early Tuesday morning. I woke up with a horrible sore throat. I hoped it was just the result of sleeping with my mouth open, but the pain didn’t go away as the day wore on. Even taking Sudafed, ibuprofen, and throat lozenges didn’t help.
The next day, the throat pain had minimized, but in it’s place was a bad cough. (Yes, just like NHL’s.) The coughing was so bad, that I began to feel nauseous. The day after that, the coughing remained, along with congestion and some trouble with my balance.
I believe I know the problem behind all of these symptoms: Allergies. The flowers are in bloom and with them pollen levels are rising. We’re in the midst of what I like to call "spring snow." Big white bundles of pollen drift through the air like a snowstorm. It might look pretty if it didn’t wreck such havoc with my sinuses.
Do you suffer from allergies? How do you handle it when the pollen attacks?