I have to admit my baby had the bumps for a long time. They were there and then they spread before I even realized what was going on.
If you don’t know what I’m talking about, molluscum contagiosum (MC) are pink bumps with a dimple in the center. They are thought about like warts, but they aren’t. They are caused by a poxvirus. They are really contagious, but doctors can’t do much for them. They supposedly go away on their own in 1-2 years.
The holidays can be very hard - especially when loved ones are gone. But we started a tradition this year that made my heart full.
Love it or hate it, Los Angeles is a dry desert and most of us love to get our sweat on. Dry weather plus water-loss equals the fact that most of us are running around totally dehydrated.
Signs of being under-hydrated include having dry and lifeless skin, getting headaches, being tired all the time, and a number of other symptoms that don’t fit in with our LA wellness-based lifestyles. This isn’t an issue for just the LA folk. This is something that affects a lot of us.
I had insomnia last night. My little one seemed a bit restless as well and only stopped nursing long enough for me to sneak away for a cup of water and a bathroom visit. So, we’re probably both going to be tired today.
I’m especially concerned about my ability to mother today because yesterday my patience was tested quite a bit and I wasn’t as creative and resourceful as I could have been.