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Damn Metabolism

Actually, maybe it’s not metabolism. You know how they say your body changes every 7 years (I don’t know who “they” are, but I’ve always heard that). Well, Over the past two years…and for the first time in my life…I seem to have developed allergies. I was prescribed Flonase and it definitely does the job.

It does the job so well that I thought I’d stop inhaling it – thinking that allergy season had ended in June and that I didn’t have allergies after all.


I believe it takes 2 weeks for it to fully kick in. And that’s apparently how long it takes for it to fully exit the system because I stopped sniffing the stuff in San Francisco (two weeks ago). And now this week I’ve got this sinus pressure behind my eyes that’s killing me.

I started back on the stuff yesterday. I needed my fix. I’m an addict. Or a wimp. Or both.

1 Comment(s)

  1. Comment by Will on August 4, 2007 1:06 pm

    Stay with the Flonase, Karl. It has rid me of sinus problems, sinus infections and allergic reactons just about completely since it was first prescribed for me four or five years ago. Spring–one of my favorite times of year–used to be made unbearable by tree pollen allergies, but that’s all been stopped by Flonase.

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