“…What the results are showing is that your worst allergies are to hickory trees, cats, and sage. You said you were going to California next week? They have sage everywhere out there”
Thank you, Doctor. I really appreciate you pointing that out.
Yep, I went and had an allergen test last week (I’ll spare you the details because they aren’t too pretty). I’ve always known that trees and cats really set my allergies off (sorry, Taylor, I can’t join your Cat Club) but finding out I’m allergic to sage was something new. And as my doctor was eager to point out, I would get an actual field test in California over spring break.
Not only was my doctor right about my allergies, but he was spot on about the sage in California as well. There are parks called “sage hill,” streets named after the plant, and according to this lovely sign, the foliage of the area is basically nothing but sage: