Oct 23 2007


Published by at 2:32 am under Health

Up until the last couple of weeks, I believed I had dodged my Family Curse. Seeing as how I had reached the ripe old age of 29 without The Curse manifesting in any way, shape, or form, I had come to believe that I was the superior being. The recipient of all the good genes. She who was pure. The Chosen One, if you will. However, the events of this last seven-to-ten days have shown me that alas, I am not The One, and the blessing has been deferred, perhaps to a later generation. Maybe one of my own children will be the one to whom my family will look for hope, or maybe it will be one of my cousins’ children who will be the beacon of light. There is no way of telling. I only know that it is not I, that it will not be me who shows the world that we are not all defective, that some can live and breathe as free from Curses as so many others.

I seem to have developed allergies.


My nose has been stuffy and runny for about a week. My eyes itch. I sneeze quite a bit. These are all, so I have observed, tell-tale signs that I am allergic to something. What that something is, I do not know. I suspect it has something to do with dead leaves, because the symptoms showed up right around the time the leaves started coming down. Lord help us all if I’ve suddenly developed an allergy to computers, cats, or The Man, because if that’s the case I’ll be having a very sneezy life from here on out.

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