163/365 Apples

Add apples to the list of fruit I can no longer eat.

I took a few bites of an apple yesterday and felt that itching in my throat just like I felt with cherries, peaches, plums, apricots, and nectarines.

Unless it was the avocado. I hope it was the apple though because I don’t really like apples.

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9 thoughts on “163/365 Apples

  1. I had to laugh a little at your last sentence. I don’t think I’ve ever met someone who doesn’t like apples. It sucks though that your fruit world is narrowing.

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  2. I just have a hunch it’s the avocado. Only because of the other fruits on your list–they’re all stone fruits.

    I can’t do peaches anymore at all, too much swelling and burning and hives.

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    • Yeah, I thought that too, but I tried more avocado yesterday and I didn’t have a reaction. I will try apple again today.

      I have been reading about this sort of allergy and it seems related to pollen allergies, not just stone fruit.

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  3. Edgar Cayce said cooked apples are better for us anyway. Can you eat those other fruits cooked?
    The roof of my mouth has been itching on and off for a week, unrelated to anything I eat. ditto my nose. And I’ve been sneezing a lot. I don’t usually have pollen allergies, at least not like this. It’s a banner year.

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    • Yes, I can eat cooked stone fruit. Raw pears can now be added to the list of food.

      Yes, the pollen has been awful this year. I think I am going to go to an allergist to figure out which pollen I am allergic to.

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