That’s what I’ve been doing for the past couple of weeks.

No…not shingling my roof.

I’ve had shingles.


Have you ever heard of that? How seriously dumb.

I did get lots of vicodin, however. Oh, and I’ve lost 10 pounds in the last 2 weeks. I’ve pretty much just been laying around on the couch letting everybody wait on my hand and foot due to the nausea, dizziness, and general extreme pain my eye. One day, I even had to have Zoe (6 years old) tuck in Quentin (4 years old) for his nap because I just couldn’t make it up the stairs. It was pretty sweet, actually.

No, I did not take pictures. Sorry, you’ll just have to imagine. I’m still a little sensitive to light and tired as all get out, but otherwise on the mend.

Back to the hunting project. Maybe I’ll actually get that done one of these days.



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2 responses to “Shingles

  1. Leisel

    My daughter had shingles a few years ago. I think she was 4 at the time. All the docs had to come and see because they’d never seen a case in someone so young. Luckily, hers was mostly on her neck… not her eye. I can’t even imagine. YIKES!

    – Leisel

  2. Alisa_Benay

    Hey leisel!! Long time no see! Yeah, the shingles just suck. Right now I guess they aren’t 100% gone and I have to take a “nerve pill” for the next 6 months to, among other things, help it not come back.

    The problem with it in your eye is that there’s a risk of losing your eye sight. Really. That’s just what I need!

    What ever happened to KOA? I had a friend that started her own knit meetup thing out in black forest. she had known about you guys, but said you dropped off the radar.

    I’ll have a post in a couple of days about my ACTUAL FINISHED SWEATER!!! yaeh, me!

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