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15 Insanely Useful Skills Everyone With Allergies Has Mastered

Anything can be a tissue if you try hard enough. Break through your hay fever allergies this spring with Telfast.

1. Knowing when the first day of spring is without looking at a calendar.

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Your sinuses > a calendar.

2. Getting out of bed even on those mornings you feel like you can't breathe.

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Most mornings.* No one's perfect.

3. Folding a tissue so you can use every last inch.

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You're the master of tissue origami.

4. Turning pretty much anything into an emergency tissue when you run out...


If you can wipe your nose on it, it's a tissue.

5. ...or when you feel a biiiiiig sneeze coming on.

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You know, one of those sneezes that definitely requires a tissue.

6. Knowing the difference between cold and allergy symptoms.

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You've been down this road enough to know.

7. Then convincing people you're not actually sick.

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8. Subtly blowing your nose in public without anybody noticing.

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Nothing to see here.

9. Eating while you have a blocked nose without suffocating.


Chewing with your mouth closed = certain death.

10. Remembering what food tasted like before spring came along.

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See you in a couple of months, flavour.

11. Being suspicious of anyone who tries to give you flowers.

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Friend...or foe?

12. Avoiding the outdoors during peak pollen times.

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And you've definitely never used your allergies as an excuse to get out of plans. *WINK WINK*

13. Perfectly timing a sneeze every time you put on mascara.


If only your timing were as consistent in other aspects of your life.

14. Sharing your tissues with your fellow allergy sufferers.

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Sniffler to sniffler.

15. Not apologising if people complain about having to say "bless you" too many times during one of your sneezing fits.

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"Oh, I'm sorry, that must be really inconvenient FOR YOU."

Don't let allergies hold you back. Break through your hay fever this spring with Telfast 5-in-1 Multi-Benefit Relief.

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