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Son Discovers Mom Lied About Allergies to Keep Him on Strict Diet

Modern life gives us a huge amount of liberty over our diets, and some diets are definitely more healthy than others. Often parents are trying to keep their kids safe and healthy as best they can, but it seems like lying to your kid about a life-threatening allergy isn't the right way to go about it. It's kinda reminiscent of these vegans who were called fake because they feed their cat meat. Sometimes the exact opposite of this happens, like when this Tumblr user realized they actually had allergies.

Mom kept son on strict diet by telling him he had allergies his whole life | Posted by u/TroubleInGluten 3 days ago AITA going no-contact with my parents after learning they had lied about my allergies all my life? Not hole Hey everyone am 19 years old and my parents are their 50s as long as can remember have been allergic several things: Dairy Wheat/Flour/Gluten Legumes
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Twitter Thread: Girl's Wild Allergic Reaction To Grass

Man, this wild Twitter thread shows the unfolding, and escalation of a young woman's allergic reaction to wheat/grass. She goes from looking like a human being to looking like some kind of alien thing. Thankfully, she was able to get the help she needed to address the intense allergic reaction. So, we can all look back on it now and have a good, innocent laugh. 

Girl shares a Twitter thread about her wild allergic reaction to grass and wheat. | RhiRob99 @RhiRob99 1) an innocent photo taken show day 1 v day 3 sleeping tent piss wet through (good bants were not alarmed by this photo as all thought (even though have been friends with @caitlintyson112 many years she had developed 5 head said no more
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Twitter Thread: The Brain's Reaction To Long Term Stress

Positive psychology-certified coach Alexis Rockley hooked it up with a helpful, informative Twitter thread that explains the trippy rollercoaster many of our brains are on right now, amidst these strange times. 

Positive psychologist explains brain and body's reaction to long term stress | Alexis Rockley @alexisrockley Let be clear thread Those "all over place" feelings been having? They are symptoms stress, NOT personal failures yours.
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Tumblr Thread Says Movies Fuel Unrealistic Physical Standards

This Tumblr thread called out the impacts of movies in terms of fueling unrealistic physical standards, when it comes to fitness. It addresses how bodybuilding culture can manifest in convincing people that they should look a certain way (or that it'd be nice to), when in fact those very images are of folks that are sometimes severely dehydrated. 

Tumblr thread calls out bodybuilding culture | actor has joined debate about objectification TV and film, saying both genders are judged equally on looks Source G -critical-feminist My god love her | cruxofargon know people are gonna get salty af about this but by God she's RIGHT Brad Pitt did Fight Club, he cutting weight every single scene maintain his physique at 155 ever cut weight know horrible must have been. He did because they needed look Changing Tatum said his Magic Mike body doesn't
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Ryan Reynolds Shares Social Distancing Video, Nominates Seth Rogen

Ah, yes, thank you to Ryan Reynolds for tapping into his far reaching platform to use it to accomplish good, and to spread awareness. He's started up something of a movement, where celebs nominate other celebs and friends to spread the message about staying home and staying safe during the Coronavirus. The more awareness we can spread to folks during these times, the better. 

Ryan Reynolds shares a video about social distancing | Ryan Reynolds @VancityReynolds Another important message from an important celebrity. Let’s spread the word not the virus. I happily nominate, @stevenpage @Sethrogen and @TerryR49776917 #PlankTheCurve #StayAtHomeSaveLives
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Doctors' Best "Asking For A Friend" Stories

Someone on AskReddit asked for doctors to share their best stories of people coming in, and seeking them out to ask for professional medical advice for their "friends." Folks have a funny blindness they apply toward not knowing how obvious it is that they're asking advice for themselves, from doctors. At least the doctors seem to take it in stride, and exercise an understanding of the process. 

Doctors share their best stories about people "asking for friends" when it was probably for them | Freyja_the_derpyderp 9h My father is doctor and he got call once middle night his call share doctors patient man asked do about bump on his "friends" arm he scratched and something came out. He mentioned leaking little oil now zit. He scratched pimple. Woke whole family up at 3 am because he had page my dad over zit.
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People's Silver Linings To Being Quarantined

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to describe the sliver linings they've managed to find in their lives, amidst the quarantine. The Coronavirus has surely thrown much of the world into a spiral of panic and fear, and amidst that storm of chaos, it's nice when folks are able to find the silver linings when they can. Everyone stay safe out there, and wash those hands!

People share their upsides to being quarantined in AskReddit thread | cwtguy 5h No driving work gives two hours my life back with my son each day and saves few hundred bucks month gas.
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Quarantine Moment: Limited Food Options Plus Coronavirus Emotions Equals Nickname

People on Twitter are doing what they can to keep it light. This time we've got folks hatching up nicknames that are inspired by their limited food options and emotions being felt, while in quarantine. The results are pretty great. 

Limited food options plus your Coronavirus emotions equals your nickname | tweet by elan gale @theyearofelan quarantine nickname is feel right now last thing ate out cupboard can call angry chili mango"
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Quarantine Moment: Twitter Goes In On Hawaiian Punch

Amidst these strange and troubling times of quarantine due to the Coronavirus, people have decided to go in on Hawaiian Punch. Yes, Hawaiian Punch is being slandered. Twitter yet again finds a way to keep itself preoccupied. 

People on Twitter are going in on Hawaiian Punch drink | tweet by happienatalie love twitter is randomly coming Hawaiian Punch. Isolation really got us thinking
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Quarantine Moment: People Vent About Wanting Haircuts

Due to the Coronavirus barbershops and salons across the globe are shutting down. Makes sense. With that development, people are coming to the terms with the inevitable nature of their hair, and that it will grow, grow, and grow some more. And after all that growing, will come some new and unplanned hairstyles. 

People on Twitter bond over how badly they want haircuts | the simpsons pointing at each other Christopher Maciuba @ChristopMaciuba Replying pattymo First day out quarantine SPRN
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Twitter Users Share Their Quarantine Routines

People are bonding over their "quarantine routines" on Twitter. What else are we going to do? Some of these may prove effective, while others may get a nice and satisfying laugh out of you. Waking up and staring at the phone as you ponder the infinite abyss of existence is always a fun hobby to pick up, in these times of self isolation. 

People on Twitter share their preferred quarantine routines | Kevin Farzad @KevinFarzad My Quarantine Routine just wanted share works This is just give structure and sense stability 9 am 2 am: wake up stare at my phone
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Plans People Cancelled Because Of Coronavirus

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share the various plans they've had to cancel, as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. As time passes on by, pretty much everything as we know it seems to be getting cancelled. It's a strange time, and the futility of planning has never been felt more painfully. Everyone stay safe out there, and wash those hands!

People share the various plans that they cancelled in response to the Coronavirus outbreak | reddit posted by Iforgotmyother_name 14h My gym time. And apparently eating since everyone wants buy up everything at stores. pic of a grocery store
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In these trying times, you wouldn't think John Lajoie of The League and "Show me Your Genitals" fame would come back to record another song. Things are weird right now, but the message is on point.

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Doctor Debunks Ten Coronavirus Myths

Faheem Younus, is the Chief Quality Officer and Chief of Infectious Diseases at University of Maryland (UCH). He shared a Twitter thread that aims to debunk 10 common myths surrounding the Coronavirus. Hopefully, folks catch wind of this information and work to spread it to others that might be caught up in the otherwise disorienting whirlwind of misinformation. If you're looking for more information about the Coronavirus, check the CDC for regular updates

Doctor debunks multiple Coronavirus myths on Twitter with facts | Separating facts and fiction started this tweet Faheem Younus, MD @FaheemYounus So hearing many myths about #COVID-19 and would like quickly clear record. Coronavirus will go away Sumer months. Wrong. Previous pandemics didn't follow weather patterns plus as enter summer, there will be winter Southern Hemisphere. Virus is global. O137K 12:06 AM Mar 17, 2020
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Twitter Thread: Italy's Coronavirus Experience

Twitter user @JasonYanowitz shared a Twitter thread that details the progression of Coronavirus over in Italy, and what's been seen of how it's impacted the area, and the people living there. 

Twitter thread breaks down the progression of Italy's Coronavirus experience | Yano @JasonYanowitz If still hanging with friends, going restaurants/bars, and acting like this isn't big deal, get shit together following thread is taken an Italian citizen. As they put rest world have no idea 's coming." As think everybody knows, Italy is on quarantine because coronavirus outbreak. This situation is bad, but 's worse is seeing rest world behaving as if isn't going happen them know thinking because
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People Who Faked Injuries and Illnesses

Healthcare professionals see a lot. For whatever reason people try to trick doctors, nurses and technicians, whether it's an adult trying to scam the system, someone trying to score a prescription, a kid taking a lie too far or some general WTF-ness. Here are more times healthcare professionals saw right through lying patients.

Stories of people faking illnesses and injuries | reddit post jmikk85 25.6k points 1 day ago Opthalmology technician. People pretend be blind all time. Go check their eye pressure with tonopen device poke them DIRECTLY into eye with and they go FUCK IS THING
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