It is that time of year. Spring cold and allergy season bring coughs, sneezes and sinus issues. Allergies can pop up at anytime, even if you've never had them before. How can you tell which is which?
One of the biggest tells is duration of symptoms. A cold can linger from 3 days up to 14 days. If your symptoms are hanging on for longer than that, it's likely allergies. Click here for Mashables full list of 5 Ways To Know When It's Not A Cold.
And gesundheit. (Yes, we Googled "gesundheit" for correct spelling.)
- My first job was as a "Soda Jerk" at Cone Corners in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. (Cheesy, huh?)
- Every spring, I participate in the World's Largest Trivia Contest in my hometown of Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Out of about 500 teams and 10-12,000 players, we usually finish in the top 100!!! It's 54 straight hours of useless information and I love it. See? I'm not wired right. Just for the record, my team placed 73rd this year. :)
- I am a proud doggie mommy of "Spooner." She's a rescue who was an abused puppy mill mom. I am amazed at the FANTASTIC rescues and shelters we have in West Michigan. If you think you want to add to your family, the joy of a shelter pet in unparalleled!
- I was the lead singer in a cover band and I miss it.