I’ve had this “all things bright and beautiful” feeling when I see the “green, green grass (of hope)” sprouting on the grounds and when I see some flowers blooming in different colors. It’s also appealing to see the leaves of the trees become dense each day, confirming that the warm season is here to stay. This beauty of nature, however I appreciate it, gives me some kind of allergic reactions. The more I expose myself to the nature, the worse the allergy becomes.
I can’t recall having some allergic reactions when I was little and I thought I never would have. But this is probably the change of environment that I’ve undergone, especially moving from a tropical climate to seasonal. I’ve learned about having allergic reactions for the past two years, but it was so mild that I took it for granted.
But these past few days, I’ve had headache from time to time, sometimes it lasts the whole day. I wake up in the morning with a headache. Now, I got running nose, too and a cough that worsens everyday. I think I need to see a doctor to determine the condition of these kind of symptoms.
Cautious of what these reactions might be, I looked for symptoms of allergies and I’ve found out that allergies are an overreaction of the body’s natural defense system that helps fight infections, thus causing a rash, itchy eyes, a runny nose, difficulty breathing, nausea, and diarrhea. This explains why I felt nauseous last friday, hmmp! Although I haven’t noticed rash, not even having diarrhea, it’s still best to see a health professional to get the right medicine.
I remember my Indonesian friend who has developed an allergy to lemon which causes her lips to swell whenever she eats one or food that contains lemon. Having food allergies must be the hardest one to fight. Imagine not to eat the food I want, it’s crazy, I hope I wouldn’t get this type of allergy. 🙂