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Ragweed Sucker-Punch

I developed seasonal allergies as an adult.  I didn’t even know that could happen, so I had no idea what was going on.  I figured it out one day when I was feeling sorry for myself, thinking “What the hell is wrong with me?  I’m snotty and sneezing and my eyes itch …  Holy crap, […]

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Snuffing the Winter Blues

I’ve been apprehensively thinking about Season Affective Disorder (SAD) quite a bit the past few weeks, waiting for the shoe to drop. Every winter for the past four years, I’ve experienced a gradual decline in mood come late fall, and a listlessness that is difficult to shake, no matter how much sleep I get. It […]