Not only is every pregnancy different, every delivery and every baby...apparently you can get a whole new set of issues with your hormones! Along with a reaction to the steri strips, I also had a reaction to my former friend, Vicodin. I was hosting my own Itchy Scratchy show.
Then Saturday, I woke up to this...
Those are not wax lips. They are mine, blown up about 3 times their normal size. Let me just say that I panicked slightly when I looked in the mirror at 3:35am after changing Ava's diaper. I rushed in to my husband, telling him to get up quick! He grabbed his glasses and leaped out of bed to kill the burglar.
When he saw me in the light, did he show great concern? No.
He handed me a Benadryl capsule, a frozen teething ring, kissed my forehead and stumbled back to bed.
I show you the above picture because 1) I do not know most of you in person and 2) my sister has already seen and laughed.
So as not to leave you with such a scary sight, how about this: