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Eczema leads to eye lid and ear lobe infections

The eczema on my hands was a bit out of control (even with using betaderm ointment and cotton gloves nightly) however nothing really seemed out of the ordinary, at least for me. My new work environment was my home office, … Continue reading

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2020 and hand sanitizer

I don’t need to explain the challenges that presented themselves in 2020.  Yes, a global pandemic, a health crisis that many hope to never see again. For those of us with eczema on our hands we’ve had to deal with … Continue reading

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2017 Update: My fingers still suck (just not as bad)

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted an update on how I am doing.  The truth is I have  been dealing with some small mild eczema outbreaks but nothing close to what I had previously (Thankfully!) Currently, I am experiencing … Continue reading

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Infection! (Some kinda-gross pics, too!)

After my last post I was hoping that this winter was going to an easy one on my skin.  Well, hoping didn’t work out very well.  As the title of this post says I ended up with an infection, mostly … Continue reading

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Oh Winter, I really don’t like you!

It’s been awhile since my last post but its for a good reason.  That’s right, I haven’t been having many problems with my skin over the last several months and posting pictures of my normal looking skin just isn’t the … Continue reading

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I have pretty nails!!

I never imagined that I would be able to have nice nails.  After all, with eczema all over your nail bed which affects how your nails grow it’s hard to even imagine having nicely manicured nails. Until now!  Back in … Continue reading

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This silly thumb nail…

Somewhere between high school and finishing my degree in university something happened to my thumb nail and its never been the same.    Here is what I am talking about: Yes, there is a split right down the middle which makes … Continue reading

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Sometimes eczema can be funny

Okay, not quite the title for a post about living with eczema but I got a bit of a chuckle out of my recent outbreaks.  You see every now and then my flare up will resemble things.  Putting cream on … Continue reading

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A tale of two waterpark visits

We just got back from a great family getaway to the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge located in Queensbury, New York.  This was our second year visiting the lodge in the winter and it doesn’t disappoint.  (Totally off topic but … Continue reading

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Ode to the cotton glove

Ah yes!  The cotton glove.  A hand saving tool for those of us with eczema on our hands.  Let’s just say that I have a love/hate relationship with my cotton gloves. In 2011, when my hands were extremely bad I … Continue reading

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