I had an allergy panel done a while ago – the kind where they prick your back. I had rows and rows of pricks testing seasonal and animal allergens. The good news: I’m not allergic to horses! The bad news, my doctor explains, is┬áthat “You’re basically allergic to everything else.” GREAT. Then he sketched me an enlightening but not uplifting line graph showing the severity of my allergies as a function of the time of year. Continue reading