Recently I pointed out to erin it seems like she's been sick to the point of throwing up almost once every month I've known her. she said it's been going on for as long as she could remember. well lately she's had problems with getting hives. She's allergic to everything from cattle to rabbits, so thats what everyone figured it was. She had an allergy appt. yesterday, and they think she has mastocytosis (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mastocytosis). For anybody who had it as a child, it's no fun. Most will grow out of it, but it can also stick around for a long long time. She cant get an official diagnosis for 2 months (earliest specialist appt) maybe yall could say a prayer for her, in hopes that this is all it is and that some of the symptoms ease a bit. Thankfully its not deadly, but it could have been something worse. reminds us all how fragile life really is.