In 2010, when I experienced a severe allergic reaction on my face (hives, swelling, itchiness and redness around my eyes) I knew that in order to heal myself completely and not depend on any kind of allergy medication or live in fear that something would again trigger this reaction, I realized that I needed to dig deep and find the real cause of this so unpleasant and debilitating reaction.
For someone like me who considered herself a pretty healthy person, allergies were something that other people had, not me. This “attack” came as a big surprise and was devastating. I did not have a life. The reaction would burst and would run its cycle for 6 days; then I’d get a break for 2-3 days and then it would start again. I couldn't show myself in public; it was really embarrassing and also painful. I didn’t have patience for anyone – it was horrible. Continue reading