Sinus Pressure Won’t Stop Me From Enjoying Sunday Afternoon Football

#ClearYourHead Sinus Congestion

Mother Nature hates me. There’s just no other explanation I can think of. It’s mid-November and one day it’s so warm that I can comfortably wear a T-shirt outside. The next day? Yeah we have snow on the ground. This massive shift in temperature just wreaks havoc with my sinuses and head congestion. While I do suffer from year-round allergies, they get the worst in the spring and late summer. I love the outdoors, but …

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6 Favorite Fall Activities Jeopardized By a Stupid Stuffy Nose

#ClearYourHead Sinex

Fall is probably my favorite time of year. Growing up in the Hudson Valley, we get some of the most beautiful colors around when the leaves start changing. It’s also usually a lot cooler in the summer so I can finally enjoy the great outdoors without fear of sweating like crazy. Unfortunately, being outside anytime of year can be not so fun for me when I have a stuffy head. Whether it’s a cold or …

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Sick Days? Nobody’s Got Time for That!


There are sick days, and then there are sick days. I’ve certainly had my fair share over the years but one of them definitely sticks out in my mind. It was about a year before I got married. At the time, I was working as a magazine editor for a magazine all about comic books (Shout out to Wizard!) and San Diego Comic Con was coming up. We not only attended to cover the event, …

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Where Did That Lost Hour From Daylight Saving Time Go?

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Sleep. It’s one of the most precious commodities in the world. I’ll admit it, I love to sleep. In my high school and college days, I don’t think I ever saw daylight before 11:30 am on the weekends. Yet there are two natural predators of the precious sleep cycle: children and Daylight Saving Time. And what’s worse, they don’t get along with each other. Once you become a parent, the words “good night sleep” become …

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The 10 Worst Things About Having a Cold

I just got back from an amazing blogging adventure out in sunny Los Angeles. It was a beautiful 80 degrees the entire time and I may’ve even broken a sweat once or twice. Apologies to my friends trapped under 75 feet of snow in New England right now. Anyways, I quickly came back to NY to snow, wind, ice and a tropical warmth of maybe 25 degrees or so. This winter definitely stinks. Between the …

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