It has been a long time in coming, but spring is finally making somewhat of an entrance in the Pacific Northwest. The weather is still rainy and cool, but the days are longer and the sun is actually making an appearance more frequently. I don’t know why this surprises me every year, but my good… Read more »
Posts Tagged: allergies
Allergies: A Rite of Spring
Due to the lack of winter here, allergy season started early this year in the Pacific Northwest. Trees and daffodils started blooming as early as January, and the grass started growing fast and never quit! While it’s pleasant to have nice weather, it comes with a price. And that price for many, myself included, is… Read more »
Winter… Spring? What Season Is This?
For the past week or so here in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve have the most spectacularly gorgeous weather! Atypical brilliant sunshine and warm, balmy temperatures. The plants are budding, the lawn is growing, and the pollen is flying! This has created quite a dichotomy in me, and has me a bit befuddled. It’s weird watching… Read more »
Suffering From Allergies Like Me? A Neti Pot Can Help!
I have been using a neti pot for about a year and a half now. Practically every day without fail, I prepare the simple solution of non-iodized salt and warm water in my neti pot. Then I perform the cleansing rinse of the nasal passages by pouring the solution in one nostril and out the… Read more »