posted on Apr, 15 2015 @ 08:12 PM
Today after work I visited the grocery store. Nova Scotia is having a bit of a thaw and I was relishing in rolling my sleeves up, busting out of my
parka. Unfortunately for me, I have a case of chronic hives. Other than being itchy sometimes, the presence of the hives presents no danger to me or
As I was standing in line to pay for my items, the woman behind me said, "Excuse me! Do you think you should be out like that!" I laughed and told
her I was loving the relative warmth, so I didn't mind just wearing a cardigan. The lady snorted loudly and exclaimed, " You know what I mean. I
can't stand people like you, trying to spread things around because that's what you believe."
I still had no idea what she meant, but as I paid for my things, and tried to ignore her she went on a tirade about how "anti vaccine people" like
(me) were trying to give everyone measles. I laughed again, and told her I don't have measles, and the spots on my forearms were just hives. The
woman then went ballistic, screaming for a manager and yelling about how the store should be locked down.
I just walked out, but a manager followed me outside to ask me if I had measles. I get that he had to protect the health of his customers, but
seriously? The woman was INSANE.
Are pro-vaxxers the new anti-vaxxers? Sweet Jesus.
I would personally advocate that everyone vaccinate their children; and, if you have any particularly crazy relatives, please help them to find