Tag Archives: Topical Steroid Addiction

What 1 year of my daughter’s TSW has taught me

So, my husband and I have spent the last year watching our daughter go from a beautiful, energetic, athletic, friendly child to an introverted, recluse to somewhere in between.  She is clearly on her way to getting back to herself … Continue reading

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TSW Month 12

One Year down.  One FUCKING Year of HELL!  I know that I should be thankful for the progress that I have seen in my daughter’s skin.  I should be thankful that she will be cured and that this isn’t a … Continue reading

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Photo History of My Little Red Warrior

I remember how much pictures helped me at the beginning of my daughter’s topical steroid withdrawal.  I remember seeing the first pictures on ITSAN.org and just knew this was what we were dealing with.  I would look at before and … Continue reading

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TSW Months 10 and 11

I have been slacking since the holidays hit so it is time to get back on track and start posting updates.  The itch intensified at the beginning of month 10.  The first time, it was a few hours after a bath … Continue reading

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TSW -Month 8 – Roller Coaster!!!!!!!!

Month 8 of TSW has been a whirlwind.  It started out great and then she was slammed!  I guess it is to be expected but that doesn’t make it any less painful for her or for us to see. We started the … Continue reading

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TSW Month 7

Month 7 has brought my daughter a lot more energy.  She has been on the trampoline almost daily.  By the middle of month 7 she was jumping several times a day for over a half hour each time.  This of … Continue reading

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Shedding and Oozing and Sweating – Oh My!

We need to talk about the three things that are driving us the craziest right now: shedding, oozing and sweating.  We have been in a constant battle with the shedding from pretty early on.  The oozing started a little later … Continue reading

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