If ever your skin starts to itch in a mysterious way
Don’t wait to get it evaluated when you have a history of chicken pox or shingles.
The clues I missed were that it was one-sided and itched without pain
Yet it was the re-activated virus of herpes zoster in a new spot but related just the same.
My Doc practically shamed me for waiting so long to get treatment
But hey, another Doc said she couldn’t even see it the week beforehand
But there it lain underneath the skin where I could feel the bumps
Itching day and night, burning some too . . . I guess the stuff of life got in the way.
Anti-virals need to be administered within the first 72 hours
A fact I had forgotten since the last bout earlier this year and in 2016:
Three years ago it was hell on earth, screaming for 6 hours straight
Followed by a 3-day hospitalization, 2 emergency room visits, and a few minor complications too.
Shingles Rescue by Peaceful Mountain and liposomal glutathione help with the lesions
Taking all of the prescribed medication is simply what you must do
Don’t wait by trying this herbal stuff or that supplement unless you like to suffer
I already have had enough of that. Give me drugs already. Shingles is simply no fun.
The stress of life can worsen with the holidays and it did so in a big way for me
I’m only human I guess and so are we all. By the grace of God, we’ll get past it once again.
So press on, Gentle Reader, and find the goodness amidst the itching, pain, or whatever it may be
Joy and happiness will return one day: there is much to be thankful for even in this mess of late!
(*Just a little public service announcement of sorts.)