We're livin' it up on the U.P. - that's Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Punkie is 6 and LOVED Kindergarten! Isaboo is 2 and she's a smiley whirl wind. We also call her Busy-Isi. This year we welcomed little Lorenzo to our family.

Life is great!

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Breaking News....

We are now living in Salina, UT for the summer. Well, for June and July and for a little while in August...not sure when exactly we are returning to L-Town. Nathan is working for his dad at Pepsi and we are living with his parents. So, if you're looking for us...that's where we are!

Salina is a small town. I really like it...so far. I think I will like it all summer. Today I found the public library...hence the Internet usage. But since this is the only place in town besides the motels, that has high speed Internet, I am not able to keep up on reading all my blogs! Sad! But, I will still try to blog regularly.

We will also be up in the American Fork area quite a bit this summer. Nathan's grandparents from Seattle, will be up in the Salt Lake area this weekend so we will be up there. We will also hopefully get to see our newest neice, Halle Brynn Wilson! Can't wait to hold her!

Plus, Petie is getting married at the end of the month, so we'll be up there for that and the festivities that surround weddings.



In other news....

Question. Do you ever try to self diagnose using the Internet? I never have until recently. I have these weird bumps that show up on my hands and they migrate. They don't stay in one place. They usually show up on the sides of my fingers, mostly pinkie and index but, they have also been on my palms. They are a little itchy, but not too bad. I try to ignore them and so far it's not too hard to do so. According to my Internet diagnosis, it's not contagious!! The bad news...there are some pretty horrendous pictures of this ailment. Mine is definitely not that bad...not yet anyway....hopefully never will be. Here's a picture from wikipedia.





This is what I found: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyshidrosis

"Dyshidrosis, also termed Dyshidrotic Eczema, Pompholyx, Acute vesiculobullous hand eczema,[1] and Dyshidrotic Dermatitis, is a skin condition that is characterized by small blisters on the hands or feet. It is an acute, chronic, or recurrent dermatosis of the fingers, palms, and soles, characterized by a sudden onset of many deep-seated pruritic, clear vesicles; later, scaling, fissures and lichenification occur. Recurrence is common and for many can be chronic. Incidence/Prevalence is said to be 20/100,000 in the United States, however, many cases of eczema are diagnosed as garden-variety atopic eczema without further investigation, so it is possible this figure is misleading.
This condition is not contagious to others, but due to its unsightly nature can cause significant distress in regards to social interactions with others.
The name comes from the word "dyshidrotic," meaning "bad sweating," which was once believed to be the cause but this association is unproven; there are many cases present that have no history of excessive sweating. There are a number of different factors which may trigger the outbreak of dyshidrosis such as allergens, stress or seasonal changes. Emotional stress may also further aggravate the condition."

Anyway....maybe TMI (too much information) is not "news" but, it often is on TV so...why not on my blog? Stay tuned for...hopefully better and more exciting news in the future.

We love you all!

10 comments:

AMY and ARTHUR said...

Maybe the Dyshidrotic Eczema is from the water in Salina..j/k..I'M SO EXCITED YOU'LL BE SO CLOSE. Also, I'm looking forward to more 'breaking news.'

Autumn said...
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Autumn said...

Well that is great you are back for the summer, we will see you at church, we are now living with my grandma which is in the same ward. About your hands, I have the same thing, I am thinking it has a lot to do with the wipes that I constantly have my hands in. They have been like this since Feb 08.....OUCH..

Corn Husker said...

I'm glad you're having a good time in Utah, and that you made it there safely. L-town and its residents definitely miss you.

Sandy said...

I used to get the deep cuts in my fingers. but no scabs. I think it was from constantly washing diapers in the toilet (that tells you how ancient I am) and from constantly washing my hands. I have been hearing reports about hand sanitizers doing more harm than good these days.

Sandy said...

I used to get the deep cuts in my fingers. but no scabs. I think it was from constantly washing diapers in the toilet (that tells you how ancient I am) and from constantly washing my hands. I have been hearing reports about hand sanitizers doing more harm than good these days.

Julie J. said...

Eww! I really hope you have mis diagnosed yourself. That picture is nasty.

Brian and chelsea said...

Salina - that's not too far from us in Cedar City! Seriously, if you ever come down this way... or wanna make a special trip just for me... =)
I self-diagnose all the time. I LOVE webmd.com It's awesome. Saves us from those stupid co-pays and waiting forever to see a doctor for 30seconds.
And I totally know how it is having limited internet access. We're renting til we get into our house in a couple weeks, so I go down to the Comfort Inn every evening after Brianna goes to sleep. I have to be sneaky - they've caught me before and kicked me out! Good luck!

Reno Wells said...

Yuck!!

Natasha said...

Wow, that picture looks very uncomfortable. Hopefully that clears up soon. Btw, I thought the breaking news was something different... ;-) Have fun in Salina!