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Please pray for me - serious allergies
« on: February 22, 2012, 03:05:08 AM »
Please pray for my healing.

I have multiple allergies to drugs, food, pollens, dust, and inhalants, as well as multiple chemical sensitivities.

My worst allergies are to grass and barley (well, barley is a grass). My allergist said that these grass allergies can trigger an anaphylactic reaction.

So, I have been trying to avoid barley which causes dizziness, spaciness, and even amnesia.

I just found out that not only beer, all-purpose flour, most breads, crackers, and donuts contain barley, but also farm-raised fish, chicken, and cattle may be fed barley or beer sludge. In fact, here is an interesting article about processed beer sludge being used as fish food for salmon.

http://money.cnn.com/2009/11/24/smallbusiness/beer_sludge_fish_flakes.fsb/

Please pray that my allergies to grasses, corn, oatmeal, and barley may be neutralized.


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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2012, 03:07:48 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2012, 09:55:36 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2012, 10:16:25 AM »
Lord have mercy  :(

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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2012, 11:04:22 AM »
Lord have mercy on Maria!
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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2012, 03:02:14 PM »
Thank you for your prayers.
The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2012, 03:41:10 PM »

Sorry to hear all this.

May the Lord have mercy upon you and grant you good health and an allergy-free life.
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« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2012, 12:20:59 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2012, 06:34:20 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2012, 05:33:29 AM »
I offer my unworthy prayer to St. Nektarios the
Wonder Worker for his intercessions on your behalf, dear Maria.

May Panaghia help undo the confusion of this allergy, and show you a clear path to managing it.

Kyrie eleison! Kyrie Eleison! Kyrie Eleison!

Lord please bring quick aid to your servant, Maria. AMEN.
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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2012, 01:06:05 AM »
I offer my unworthy prayer to St. Nektarios the
Wonder Worker for his intercessions on your behalf, dear Maria.

May Panaghia help undo the confusion of this allergy, and show you a clear path to managing it.

Kyrie eleison! Kyrie Eleison! Kyrie Eleison!

Lord please bring quick aid to your servant, Maria. AMEN.

Thanks everyone for your prayers.

Please pray that I can find a doctor who can neutralize my allergies through sublingual drops as injections did not work.
The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart,
Translated from the Russian by E. Kadloubovksy and G.E.H. Palmer, Faber and Faber, London, Boston, 1992 printing.

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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2012, 01:14:50 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2012, 11:28:29 AM »
Lord, please have mercy on Maria!
In His Mercy,
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Re: Please pray for me - serious allergies
« Reply #13 on: February 26, 2012, 11:30:25 AM »
I will be praying for you.  I have a family member who also has allergies and was put on a specific diet by her doctor.  She also has problems with incense in church.
Listen to your doctor and try to educate yourself about your helath problems/ issues.  Don't give up in the struggle to make important life changes.