That's what I was told when my grandmother had shingles -- she could only pass chickenpox on to someone who hadn't had it yet. it's my understanding also that Shingles is not transferrable beyond the chicken pox possibility.
I hope it clears soon for all of you! Shingles seem horribly painful!
--40 year old female, dx as UC in '04 (1st symptoms in '03), switched to Crohn's in '05, 1 fistula, crohn's colitis, limited to large intestine
--rejected (reaction/didn't work): Asacol, AZA, 6-MP, MTX, Remicade, Humira, prednisone
--stuck on methylprednisolone, tried Prochymal in Phase III study (can't wait til it's approved!)
--started Tysabri 3/21/08
--single mom to 10-year-old girl