Most of us are unaware of our allergies unless we are exposed to them. This is one such case of a woman who is suffering from a rare condition where she is allergic to almost everything!
The list even includes her husband! Things seem to be difficult for her as she is allergic to the most basic things.
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Check out the story of Johanna Watkins, who suffers from mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS).
She Suffers From A Rare Condition…
She suffers from a rare immune system disorder known as 'Mass Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)'. In this condition, it causes her cells to release the wrong chemicals in her immune system. She is so allergic to even smell that all the cooking has to be done at neighbour's homes.
She Is Also Allergic To Her Parents…
Reports claim that she is also allergic to her parents, and it appears that her 3 siblings are the only ones who do not trigger any allergic reactions to her. Apparently, she lives at her friend's place in a room that has sealed doors and windows. The room has special air purification system that lets her live a normal life. She gets out of the room only when she has to go to the hospital or see a doctor.
Her Allergies Are Severe...
Her allergy is so severe, she has been eating the same few meals every day for a year as she reacts to everything but a few basic foods like ground lamb, chuck roast, cucumbers and carrots. The only liquid she can drink is water.
The Couple Have Been Trying To Live A Normal Life…
Johanna Watkins and her partner Scott's love story can be called an eternal love story as the couple are madly in love with each other and they have been trying to live together for a few years now but hasn't been successful yet because of Johanna's condition.
The Couple Live In The Same House...
The couple live in the same house, and Scott sleeps in a downstairs bedroom while Johanna stays inside the master. He had even built a pressurised house with heated furniture to help keep allergens out, but had to shift again as she was allergic to the paint smell.
He Cannot Stop Loving Her...
The couple communicate over Skype and keep their conversations alive as Scott cannot Afford to be next to her. He explained: "I can't get too close, I can't hug her safely. I can't hug her without hurting her."
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