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Spring Pollen Season 2017 – Day Eighteen

Yesterday, for no good reason, I decided to go outside.

There are times when I just want to pretend I’m “normal” – and can go outside for a little while and do simple things like everyone else.

My husband and I went for a little walk to a nearby restaurant that has a PokéStop – which we have done several times before.

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An Open Letter to My Online Followers

Dear online followers,

I’m not in a good place right now.

I got sick on Christmas due to overload of allergens, and haven’t managed to recover from that yet.  The upcoming spring pollen season is probably going to start in the next couple of weeks, and it will affect me very negatively.  (It has for the past two years.)

Right now, the news is all about Congress voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act.  The way I’m able to afford health insurance right now is because I get a subsidy from the Affordable Care Act to help pay for my monthly health insurance premiums.  This allows me to afford to see my rheumatologist (about every three months or so).

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