Thursday, August 27, 2009

I Been Poisoned...


Well I have, just not how you might think. After 52 years of never having it I now have Poison Ivy! I am not happy about it and it is on my hands, legs, arms and a small area near my eye. I have tried many things to clear it up/stop the itching etc. so far with little success.

I know it's not poison ivy but this is the only art I have that has enough ivy of any kind to be representative of my problem. "Elf, Cat Tribe", 8 1/2 x 11, Acrylic and watercolor colored pencil on Canson board. The slight stripping is due to my old scanner that did that allot.

5 comments:

  1. Hahaha 52 and just now getting poison ivy... hrmph!

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  2. Yes, I was more careful as a kid or more lucky. And this after 2 weeks camping without even a bug bite. grrrr

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  3. After mumble-mumble years of pulling weeds from the rock garden under the dogwood by the backdoor of the old house, I got poison ivy (I'm sure I'd been pulling poison ivy before). Apparently, there's a point where the immunity can wear off.

    I had it on both arms, wrist to elbow. I used Benadryl gel and Tecnu, and wrapped both arms in gauze to keep from clawing my skin off.

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  4. Sorry to here about the poison ivy, you could have been one off my cousin when he was six fell in a patch of ivy and lets say the poor kid got it everywhere and i mean everywhere... they had to take the kid for a shot at the hospital in dover del. that was lets see he was six i was nine and now i just 21 a week ago so you do the math.... hope u get well

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