|Even with shingles: SMILING. |
Lula, you are amazing!
"UPDATE: Lula and I are in the hospital. The shingles have spread from the front right side of her ribcage to (nearly) the middle of her back. She's still feeling pretty darn good - which doesn't necessarily make it easier to be here. She'd much rather be in school & home with her brothers. But, we are thankful that it hasn't yet become painful or too itchy for her and hope that it stays that way. She is, as always, full of smile and sass.
Apparently, the danger with shingles in a post-transplant body is that it can spread through the nervous system and attack the brain. So, she's on IV anti-virals and fluids and is being monitored closely. We are in an isolation room, as shingles is very contagious and she isn't allowed kiddo or elderly visitors."