Thursday, September 4, 2008

Everybody stand back: I'm about to pitch a fit!




Copied and pasted from my favorite parenting message board, cause I'm too over it to type it all out again!


I haven't mentioned it in case it was a fluke, but it clearly is not. I've broken back out in the rash. I started taking OTC Prevacid for my hiatal hernia on Aug. 12. I stopped taking it last Monday, the 25th, when I noticed a faint rash coming up on my stomach. I treated that with the prescription topical cream I was prescribed earlier and it cleared up for the most part. Last night, I noticed that I had a tad bit on my thighs. And this morning, there were two telltale (no pun intended) large areas of rash on my behind. :cry So I called the dermatologist, and they worked me in. She agreed that most likely since that was the only thing that has changed, I am allergic to both acid blockers and acid reducers. Probably the only thing I can take is Tums or Rolaids or whatever. So I'm gonna have great teeth and bones, but may have reflux on ya!

And here's the worst part, in my book. I had to go back on the steroids to get rid of it. I could just cry. I probably will cry when I tell Chris. When I was telling people to pray about it this morning, I almost cried. This has just been such a miserable experience. I am NOT looking forward to the grouchiness and skin crawling that came with the steroids. Thankfully, I won't have to take it for as long, but I NEVER wanted to take the stuff again, and certainly not this soon! I could so pitch a fit and cry and kick and hit the floor!

So. There I am. You probably need to say prayers for my students over the next three weeks. They're probably gonna think I'm an evil witch!

7 comments:

Judy said...

Oh NOOOOOOO!!!! I hope you can find something to give you a bit of relief (ice cream, chocolate, you know, the good stuff) from the 'roid rage!

(((HUGS))) and prayers!

Tobye said...

Oh Christi, I'm so sorry! Hope you are feeling better soon.

JenniBeanV said...

Oh nooooo! I can't believe it came back! I hope you are feeling better soon!

Robin said...

I hate that for you Christi. Wonder why it's doing it now?

CatGranny said...

I am sooo sorry for you. But I would like to offer you something for your reflux. You're going to think I'm crazy, but try aloe vera liquid. You can get it at GNC or a store like that. It really helps, it doesnt have much taste, but I like to put it in some juice or something like that. Give it a try.

Mary said...

That's crazy, Christi. I'm so sorry to hear it.

Pamela Kramer said...

Oh dear! I hope you get better soon cuz girl I am totally gearing up for Flash Back Friday! I've got a good one. I think it will make you smile. see you soon!