Category Archives: Allergies

What The Heck Is Wrong With Me?

I don’t know what’s wrong with me? I am tired, stressed, light-headed, irritable, lethargic, depressed, confused and I cannot stop overeating. I am not sleeping well. I have no drive to do the things that I need to get done … Continue reading

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My Own Fitness Plan 1.0 – Cycle 4 – Day 13

It’s been a rough last three days or so. Thursday night, I hurt my back at my son’s Little League game.  It was pretty bad. The next day, Friday, it was better.  I had to work all day and then, … Continue reading

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Lacking The Will To Exercise

So much for my plan to get back on the exercise horse. I either have the world’s worst hay fever now or the onset of a cold.  Either way, my throat is on fire, my head hurts, and I am … Continue reading

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Damn Pollen!

I wanted to go for a run yesterday.  It was a beautiful sunny day – around eighty degrees outside.  But, my hay fever was off the charts.    My throat was messed up.  My eyes were burning.  And, I could not … Continue reading

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My Own Fitness Plan 2.0 – Cycle 2 – Day 11

It’s been 6 days since I’ve been to the gym.  And, it’s been 8 days since I had a good weight-lifting session and 3 days since I had any exercise at all.  My back is better – but not 100%.  … Continue reading

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Cold, Allergy, Or Both?

I’m now on “Day #15″ of what I think is a cold. But, I’ve read that cold symptoms last from two to 14 days. And, if symptoms occur often or last much longer than two weeks, they may be the … Continue reading

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My Own Fitness Plan – Cycle 2 – Day 5

I went to the gym today at 10 AM and did three sets each of the following: Bench Press Hammer Strength Rows Hammer Strength Shoulder Press Ab Coaster Icarian Leg Curls Hammer Strength MTS Leg Extensions Preacher Curls Seated Triceps … Continue reading

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Miserable Hay Fever Messing With Energy

I saw this the other day from Rodale, about this year’s hay fever season – The 2011 spring allergy season is shaping up to be a miserable one, with pollen levels reaching record highs, thanks to heavy winter snows, early … Continue reading

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Seasonal Allergies & Your Mental State

Interesting findings on the impact that seasonal allergies can have on your mental health via HeathNews.com – Although some people highly anticipate the warmth and beauty of the coming spring, for others, nature’s season of renewal brings feelings of dread. … Continue reading

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Allergy Fatigue

I’m dying with allergy fatigue this hay fever season. And, it’s not because my hay fever is not allowing me to sleep at night. I wish that was the answer.  It’s the opposite for me – meaning all I want … Continue reading

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Quercetin

I did my personal 5K around the neighborhood this evening before dinner. Just like last time, this was a 27-minute run. Not too bad coming off a busy day yesterday. However, just as I feared, there was a lot of … Continue reading

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Next Running Test: The Pollen Hurdles

Now that I am running, one thing that I’m not looking forward to is running while coping with seasonal allergies. From late March through early June, and, from late August through early November, each year, I suffer terribly with allergy woes – and will … Continue reading

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