Much Ado About Garbage (Bags)

Have you ever noticed the smell of those Glad Kitchen Catchers? After years of use, one day I looked at the box and realized that these bags contain Febreeze. Febreeze is one of those products that is full of fragrance and even contains methylisothiazolinone (MI). And that’s in my garbage bags, releasing itself into the […]


Homemade Laundry Soap

Laundry detergent is one of those things most people think nothing about until they have to. Most people go out and pick up the cheapest one, or the one they’ve always used. They may have a preference of liquid, powder, or scent, but there’s not much to it. My mother always used powdered laundry detergent […]


The Importance of Dust

After seeing so many heartbreaking stories in Facebook allergy support groups recently, I wanted to choose a topic today that will help as many people as possible as quickly as possible. One of the most important things to consider when trying to stop reactions in their tracks is to consider contamination and allergen exposure routes. […]


Hello world!

Why am I doing this? After a long struggle with numerous, unrelated health issues, I seem to have finally started to figure out an answer – allergy to multiple chemicals used in common toiletry and cleaning products. My reactive threshold is pretty low, and it sucks, but I know there are people who are even […]