Friday, January 25, 2008

I'm allergic to pineapple.

And I'm forcing myself to eat fresh pineapple (plus the core, of course) for the next 5 days. "They" say pineapple, especially the core, aids in implantation. So I'm going to do anything that might help, which includes allowing my mouth to swell up and itch hours after eating the stuff.

Thank goodness I like the taste. Although the core I could do without. It's gross.

13 comments:

Carrie said...

That is so odd that you are allergic to pineapple. I am too, and I've never met anyone who has shared my allergy. lol.

soapchick said...

You know what i do? I put my pineapple including the core in a blender with yoghurt and blend it into a smoothie. That won't help your allergies, but it might be easier to eat.

jenn said...

yikes- I hate pineapple- the things we do...

I'm sorry about the itchy mouth- that HAS to suck!

Io said...

Hey! I'm in the allergic to pineapple club too!
My mouth hurts just hearing you talk about this.

Christina said...

wow, this is weird. I guess a few of us on here are also allergic to pineapple. Except I'm allergic in a way that my throat closes up when I eat it and then I have to go to the ER.

Chas said...

I love pineapple...but the CORE??? I've never thought of such a thing...it's so hard!

Rachel Inbar said...

I'm not allergic to pineapple, as far as I know, but I stopped eating it when I was 5 and won't touch the stuff. I hate the smell, hate the flavor...

It might have to do with the fact that my mom cooked it with tomato sauce. Gross.

nancy said...

Chas - it's the core that is supposed to be high in the stuff that helps with implantation. Ack. I need to go buy another pineapple today. I have to down another one.

Christina - Over the years of talking about it, i've met lots of ppl who are allergic. But not like you - you are REAL allergic. Epi pen and everything! Me? just itchy and a little swollen. Same thing with mango and papaya. All things tropical. Except bananas.

Jen said...

Seriously? The core? I totally threw it away. I just heard pineapple. Not the core.

Artblog said...

I ate that just before I got pregnant. cant say thats what did it but it didn't harm, did it :)

XXX

elizabeth said...

I had never heard of this until yesterday...I am way behind on my pineapple consumption! Thanks for your comment on my blog. I wish you luck with your iui!

MrsSpock said...

Pineapple core- blech! That is hardcore...

Be careful- itchy and swollen can turn into something bigger...

Kaci said...

I know you do your research, but when I read this, my first thought was that "they" say pineapple can help you go into labor because it will make you have contractions...so I would think it would be harmful to implantation?

Wow - that was quite a run-on!