Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Holy hematoma : FSGS Sucks

This is what happens to me when I have a tiny itch.

Two days ago, when I was meeting with the ladies from NKF, I started scratching this area. It was irritated from crossing my legs, being all ladylike, and I started itching it. Now, for normal folks, it would stop e, but eczema combined with kidney disease puts this on a whole different irritating level.

It finally stopped, but then I tried to cross my legs again yesterday, and the pain was ridiculous. That's when I noticed this beaut. I'm guessing that bruise will last at LEAST a month. Awesome.

I know this seems like such a stupid post, but it just highlights one of the everyday things I deal with. My body is covered in little bruised like this. Getting a blood draw makes me look like I'm shooting heroin sometimes. I'm just highly annoyed right now.

3 comments:

  1. Reminds me of the Steel Magnolias line, "Shelby's been driving nails up her arm." Sorry you have to live that reality. Hang in there, you are an inspiration!

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  2. Ouch! That definitely is an impressive bruise! I hope it doesn't last too long. :(

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