Tagged with eczema

Ten months!

Double digits, baby! Andrick is ten months old today. He’s growing like a weed, and sometimes I look at him and can’t believe just how big he is and that it wasn’t so long ago that he was a scrawny little newborn. He’s still in nine-month clothes. They’re getting a little tight, but the twelve-month … Continue reading

The eczema chronicles

It’s been two days since we stopped using the prescription hydrocortisone on Andrick and 6 days since I eliminated wheat, dairy, soy, eggs, nuts, and seafood from my diet. And the eczema is already coming back. I expected the dryness to return, but I hoped the red bumps would stay away for at least more … Continue reading

Eczema update and date night

The update is that eliminating dairy and soy for nearly 3 weeks didn’t work. Actually, I think Andrick’s skin may have gotten worse during that time. We had a follow-up appointment with his pediatrician, who started him on a course of steroid cream to try to clear up his skin and bring him some relief. … Continue reading


No, this is not another post about Andrick’s bodily fluids. The poor little guy has eczema. It’s been a minor thing for several weeks now, but lately it has gotten a lot worse. He has also had cradle cap, which seemed like it was getting better but is now flaring up again. So, I finally … Continue reading