I mumble, "Okay, honey, that's weird."
A little while later, Mr. Kay comes into the bedroom and turns on the light. Lil' Kay says, "Mommy, I can't close my mouth." I look over and realize that I'm in bed with Baby Quasimodo! "Oh my gosh! Look at his face!" I wailed. "We have to go to the doctor, right now! We are going to the ER. I am NOT waiting for an appointment!"
Obviously, the poison ivy had gotten much worse. We hurriedly got dressed and drove to the ER. Unbelieveably, it was the shortest ER visit we've ever had! Less than an hour! They gave him a steroid shot and a prescription for an oral steroid. I really hope it starts to work fast! Needless to say, I didn't make him go to school today. He's home with Daddy.
He was complaining about how much the shot hurt and limping around the house. (The shot was administered in his thigh.) We thought he was being Mr. Drama, but I found out later that steroid shots are quite painful. Kind of like a tetanus shot! Poor little man!
On the plus side, he is having fun with how he looks! He's been walking around the house saying: