I will gladly admit… I feel as though I’ve been missing out. Yesterday, I watched FIVE hours of Tori Spelling’s show on the Oxygen channel. The show is called “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood”..and it cracks me up. When I think of Tori Spelling I think “Donna Martin graduates!” Yes, I’m an old school 90210 junkie! I can’t help it….. I think Tori and Dean are so very cute and good parents (from what I can see on the show). They are real and don’t hold back. One of the episodes shows one of Tori’s so-called “fans” trying to talking to her when she was at a farmer’s market. I laughed out loud..it was CREEPY!
Why did I watch FIVE hours of this show in one sitting you may ask?
Well, I’ve got skin issues folks! They aren’t good ones either. I even had to miss work yesterday. I’ve debated putting this issue on my blog…for one, it probably is not something anyone really cares to hear about and for another, it shows what great luck I have once again. Perhaps I can summarize. I’ve basically developed a rash/blisters on my hands (which hurt), arms, legs & tummy (those itch). This annoyance arrived started on Saturday and has just been getting worse. And, it is driving me absolutely crazy. I have to keep ice packs on my body all night and still can’t sleep. BUT I am on medication for it now….three medications. This will probably set us back one month TTC. However, the meds should suppress the virus and they are safe (all but one, which I only take for 9 days) for TTC and a pregnancy. I got the Shingles when I was 11 years old and ever since my skin has had a low immunity towards anything…. now: hormones (birth control)… two years ago it was hair dye (I’m allergic to PPD and had a rash for 6 months). Docs have determined my skin’s sensitivity & breakout flares are caused by the Shingles virus (which never goes away). What I have is in no way contagious. The virus is related to the nervous system which is greatly altered by hormones. I had a BAD day yesterday and just couldn’t stop crying bc of this damn rash I thought I was over. After talking to my fertility nurse she informed me that I needed to take it very easy and just chill for a while. Stress can mess up SO many things. My body needs to rest…I don’t need to worry about how the rash looks, cleaning, exercising, cooking, being social, etc. She said it is a common issue for girls my age to be stressed and not really know it. I didn’t feel like I was stressed but I do now….mainly bc the pain, itch, lack of sleep and the thought of having to wait even longer to TTC. I’m praying to God to remove this annoying pain from my life! I know He will..so today, unlike yesterday, I’m back to being optimistic ….with pain. I do thank Him everyday (and knock on wood) I don’t/haven’t had anything on my face. I’ve never even had a fever blister. And no, much to your surprise, I will NOT be posting pictures haha
I love my husband so much. He has been sending me sweet texts for the past two days as I lay in agony. He has picked up my meds, brought me dinner in bed and volunteered to do laundry or whatever chores I need done. He doesn’t want me doing anything that is going to stress me out, keeping this rash around. My one and only social outing for the week will take place tonight. I’m going to meet Whitney, Lindsey & Emily for dinner 🙂 I knew this would probably be relaxing so I decided not to back out!
Hope you all are having a good week!
xoxo ~ Megan
ps – I have to dry off (when I get out of the shower) with the hair dryer..jealous? haha.