The bright yellow and orange screenshot that is on my monitor in this photo came from  As you can see, the pollen count today is 8.7, which is considered to be “medium-high”.  Tomorrow, the pollen count will be 9.0.  After that, the pollen count goes into the tens and elevens.  This is going to hurt!

There isn’t anything I can do about the amount of pollen in the air.  The best I can do is combat it with some self care.  The bottle I’m holding in the photo is full of (the generic version) of Benadryl. It helps to take the edge off the bad sinus pain I am experiencing , and will continue to experience for the next four days.

Hopefully, the pollen count will go back down after that!

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