Results for "eczema"
Unraveling the Knot Eczema  Can Be

Unraveling the Knot Eczema Can Be

Over the years, I discovered one thread is woven through many discussions of eczema:  emotional wellness.  Stress and anxiety can be as effective triggers of an eczema flare as fragrances, and other environmental factors.  When the skin doctors once asked if I felt...

Filling Out Forms

Filling Out Forms

Filling out new forms with old information, I was startled. The dermatologist’s office wanted to know my end of life wishes. Good grief! I hate filling out forms! Why did they need to know that if all they were treating was eczema? Oh Wait – I was here for the annual...

A New Sketch of Old Dancers

A New Sketch of Old Dancers

Here’s a sketch of Doug and me leaning into a walk down memory lane, enjoying a serenade by a favorite and familiar artist. The first tune James Taylor crooned was My Blue Heaven by Hoagy Carmichael, a favorite of Doug. As we twirled a bit, I remember a surprise...

An Unintentional Tattoo

An Unintentional Tattoo

Two plus years is a long time to contend with a condition that is annoying, embarrassing and just a wee bit painful.  But since sometime in 2013, my hands have been driving me nuts! Unattractive, itchy, annoying and diagnosed as more than one skin disorder, whatever...

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