Two nights ago I was at the end of my rope. I'd had an exhausting week of DH being away, dealing with two kids on my own along with two doctor appt's, grocery shopping etc. I had nothing left and was tired I wanted to just sit and cry. So, yesterday I got up left the kids with DH and went and got my hair done and some lovely acrylic nails, just a day of pampering for Mommy. I haven't done anything like this in so long because I've lost so much hair I didn't think there was much to be done about
making it look better and my hands are always so red and swollen, why bother having nice nails. Not to mention the fact that I spend so much on drugs and doctors I didn't want to spend anymore money on something trivial for myself. Well my message to everyone out there is just do it!! My hair looks so much better and my new beautiful nails not only make my hands look prettier, but I want to keep them nice so I'm being much more careful about
my hands. We all struggle so much with this illness and the whole day only cost me $50. That is truly a small price to pay for a tremendous self esteem boost, half a day away from the kids and cleaning and even enough spunk for a romantic evening with DH. So if you're thinking you're too tired or money is too tight or it doesn't matter what you do, think again and go for a little pampering. Take care everyone and God Bless.
PCP pretty convinced- Lupus , Taking plaquenil,Propranolol, Flexeril,Claritin, Zantac,Ambien,vitamin B-12, multi- vitamin, Lortab. Prednisone 15mg daily added 03/09. Mom of 2 boys 1 and 6. Symptoms: Fatigue, joint pain, heat/sun sensitivity, mouth and nose sores, malar rash, migranes, awful hives, positive ANA, and RF.
Post Edited (puccini914) : 5/31/2009 2:31:41 PM (GMT-6)