Hopefully WebMD will let me post today. It wouldn't yesterday afternoon......
I'm glad to hear that all the kiddos are enjoying school!
We are anxiously awaiting/dreading our allergist appointment on Monday. Emily had a couple of impromptu sleepovers with the grandparents last week, so she didn't get her Zyrtec. Since she was doing fairly well, I just left her off of it. She would have had to go off it yesterday, regardless. I have been pleasantly surprised on how well she has done without it. She is still on the Singulair, though.
I do have a question for all of you, though. At her previous appointments, she didn't really remember what the skin test was like. This will be the first time that Emily remembers having been skin tested before, and is really dreading it. She is worried about it, and will likely get more anxious as it gets closer. Any advice on how to help prepare her for it?View Thread
I'm open to doing whatever. I do want at least the 3 of us to stay in touch, wherever it may be. It might be nice to share more info without anyone/everyone being able to read it.
I've been posting less and less on the 4/5, as it is SO SLOW now. Plus, my girls have really outgrown it. Emily has wanted to start shaving her legs, and I'm not sure how those with 4 or 5 year olds would react to that, KWIM? This board is the reason I check in as much as I do.
I do think WebMD doesn't do anything with the boards anymore. It would have been nice of them to let us know when all the mods left.View Thread
Crunk, keep us updated on the appointment and the results of the blood test. An egg challenge would be exciting, although pretty scary, I'm sure!
Emily's appointment is the following Monday. We will stop her Zyrtec next Tuesday. They said 5 days prior to the skin test. I am hoping she won't have too many problems off the Zyrtec, since it is Summer.
Sounds like all 3 of us have appointments around the same time. I'm looking for some GREAT news in the next few weeks from all of us! But, if the news isn't so great, we have a GREAT place to come for that needed support, too.View Thread
It seems like Summer break just started, and here I am getting ready for school to start. I made Emily's allergist appointment. I need to get all the school paperwork filled out. Last appointment, the allergist said she may try skin testing her again. So, I have to prepare her for that.
I don't know if I want her skin tested or not. I can't remember if it has been 2 or 3 years since her last one. Last time was pretty bad, though. The allergist said at that time she may never skin test her again, since she was showing positive to everything.
I guess we will see what happens. The appointment isn't for a couple of weeks, but I will have to take her off Zyrtec next week. That should be interesting.View Thread
Well, I'm glad that everything worked out. Too bad you had to do all that agonizing over a decision, though. I don't know if it's just me, but that seems like a really BIG jump in tuition for a single year.View Thread
Awww... It's such mixed emotions when they don't care you are leaving. You are glad they are happy, but sort of wish they missed you....
I guess it's kind of the same thing with the peanut allergy. I'm glad that things are so much easier with it. But, at the same time, it's frustrating that people can't understand there are other food allergies that are just as serious as peanut allergies.
Enjoy your free time! Do you have anything special planned, or just looking forward to taking a shower in peace???View Thread
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