Friday, May 11, 2012


Where has the week gone? Seriously? One day it was Monday and then there was that whole driving for two days and now it's Friday. There was some itching poison ivy in-between...ok a lot of itching poison ivy and then a little bit of sleeping, eating, a trip to the zoo and some playing outside and that about sums up this week.

Thank you for all of your advice about poison ivy. I wish I could tell you that it's gone but it's not. We are now 10 days into this mess and are having new breakouts daily. I have washed and cleaned absolutely everything in this house, taken every medicine and steroid available and still nothing. I hate the idea that the oils can last for years. I hope I'm not doomed for years of poison ivy itching.

Hope y'all have a great weekend!


  1. Ohhh NO!!! Girl... I feel you on the poison ivy. I am super super super allergic to it..I have had it every summer for as long as i can remember. I've got scars all over from huge breakouts. makes me itch thinking about it!
    Can't believe the steroids aren't working. What does your dr. have to say about them not working?

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  2. How do you make a collage of your photos like that?

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  3. This may sound crazy, but what about washing the area really well with dawn dish soap and a loofah or a pouf? They are cheap, buy enough to dispose of after each wash. I think because of the oils in the ivy, perhaps the Dawn will help draw it out of the skin? Its just a thought!

    I had no idea it could last years??? That is nuts! I pray that will not be the case for you or anyone for that matter!

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