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I’m Allergic to Cold Weather

And no, this is not a joke

Photo by Spencer Backman on Unsplash

Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve developed itchy hives on my skin when exposed to cold weather.

I first noticed it after wearing shorts in the rain. When I got inside to warmer temperatures, I looked down at my thighs and they were red, bumpy, and swollen.

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Carly Newberg

Carly Newberg

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I wrote/published a memoir when I was 23. Now, I freelance. Master of many. Mental health warrior. Life lessons, advice, poetry— it’s all here. Honest and raw.