A-Z Challenge- Sneeze

Before COVID 19 came to town a sneeze was just a sneeze.

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I’d “achoo!” and think nothing of it. Mostly my sneezes were a sign of allergies. I’m allergic to my cats. Snow mold. Pollen…blah blah blah. Lots of little irritants. So sneezing was just a normal part of my life.

Sometimes a sneeze could mean the start of a cold. So I’d up my elderberry syrup and wait for something to develop..or not..and continue on with my life.

I did not know that in the future a sneeze would come to mean so much more.

” Achoo!” Is this allergies or COVID 19?

“Achoo!” Is this a cold or COVID 19?

“Achoo!” Am I a carrier? I don’t have any symptoms…if I go out will I accidently kill someone?

“Achoo!” Should I order my groceries instead of going out to get them?

“Achoo!” Will this prove to be nothing and go away? Or will I die?

“Achoo!” Is this really just a sneeze?

I don’t know. Better play it safe and stay inside.

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11 thoughts on “A-Z Challenge- Sneeze

  1. The worst is when I am in the grocery store shopping these days with my mask on. I really do not want to sneeze for so many reasons. And, did I mention, my sneezes are earth shattering. I can not ever sneeze quietly without feeling like my head is exploding. Cheers and suppress sneezing. Stay well Lael. Allan

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  2. This is right on point! My daughter and I, traveling home through airports where everyone was justifiably afraid, joked that we should have had T-shirts made up, as we were so self-conscious of any little cough or sneeze. “Not Sick…Allergic” mine would say. Hers, unfortunately, would state “Smoker’s Cough.”

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    • Thank you! I think it is…its come and gone 🙂

      OMG Elderberry syrup! It’s been clinically proven to protect, that’s the coolest thing about it. And it tastes good, like ice cream topping,lol. The stuff I buy is called Sambucol.

      I went from being sick once a month when I worked with kids, to being sick once a year. Every flu and cold season, I take 2 tbsp. a day, 1 tbsp. in the morning and evening for a boost. Then if I get sick, I up my dose to 4x a day and the ick I get is barely noticeable. Highly recommend.

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