Are your allergies so severe you can’t stop sneezing long enough to finish reading a complete sentence? Can you no longer recall the features on your girlfriend’s face because your eyes have been swollen shut for weeks now? Has the base of your nose developed calluses from such frenetic tissue-use? Have you sneezed yet? How about now? How about now?
Your miserable spring is brought to you by what has been dubbed a “pollen tsunami,” thanks to this winter’s particularly nasty cold. Dr. Clifford Basset, the medical director at Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, told DNAinfo that the heavy snow and rain made pollen “more potent.” Isn’t that charming?