Tuesday, February 3, 2009

it's all about being brave

Curious George was submitted to an allergy test and did extremely well. His Daddy and I are tired of seeing him itch like crazy night after night and making himself bleed because of his eczema. Since his sisters were diagnosed with food allergy, we thought he may have the same. But as it turns out, he doesn't have any food allergy, but he does have allergy to mold. The doctor was surprised that he didn't have any other positive reaction to the environmental allergens, since his nasal smear showed towns of allergy cells. But instead of subjecting Curious George to a more traumatic skin testing, the doctor opted to see him when his allergy is at it's peak in the spring. He was prescribed Nasonex, Singulair for asthma, and a steroid cream for his eczema.

I tried my best to prepare Curious George for this unpleasant experience and it seemed to work. Though he didn't like it, he didn't cry at all.

But I'm sure this red Power Ranger helped a whole lot to distract him.

On a sad note, Daddy found out today that his last day of employment is this Friday. The company is shutting down. It's an unpleasant reality, but one that we can't afford to let defeat us. We have 3 kids to look after. So with a plan to empty the house of clutter and unnecessary furniture, we will get it ready in 30 days to put in the market, and then move in with the in-laws. They are gracious enough, as always, to help us out. These coming weeks and months will be tough on us, but we have to keep moving because life goes on. As long as we're all together, we can survive.

1 comment:

Dianna said...

Glad he made it through the skin testing...yeah I am sure the power ranger helped a lot!!

So sorry you guys are going through this. Sounds like you have wonderful family that is helping you and that makes you very lucky. *hugs* I hope your hubby can find something soon!!