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Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 03-23-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By RowdyBliss
Only ALL THE TIME! We are rare, beautiful birds,...

Only ALL THE TIME! We are rare, beautiful birds, and we should flock together. :)

I also became a vegetarian, and dropped a bunch of weight. Not relevant to this site, either, but there you go....
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 03-23-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By RowdyBliss
I LOVE this. :)

I LOVE this. :)
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 03-23-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By RowdyBliss
Hormonal Birth Control/PWS

Hey gang! Been a while since I posted. A lot has happened. :)

First off - I'm getting married in June, to the guy I've been seeing for the past three years. Yay!

But this brings me, in a...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 03-23-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By RowdyBliss
That's pretty big!! Surprised your tattooist...

That's pretty big!!

Surprised your tattooist inked you over your tattoo. Mine looked at my PWS and didn't want to take the risk that I'd bleed out or something.

That's okay - I've got plenty of...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 06-02-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By RowdyBliss
PWS itchy, weeping?

Hi gang. Been a while since I've been here last...

Still seeking out options for treatment, since nobody around here seems to want to give me a thorough exam of my PWS leg to see what's going on in...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 06-02-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By RowdyBliss
HENNA! Find a henna artist to do a beautiful...

HENNA!

Find a henna artist to do a beautiful henna design over your birthmark. I am a henna artist and also have a PWS... and I have henna'd my own PWS before with great success. It's completely...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 06-02-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 28
Posted By RowdyBliss
muse151 - I really hope that since your last post...

muse151 - I really hope that since your last post you feel better... but I had to chime in because I have a similar birthmark (starting on the toes of my right foot, continuing bottom of my right...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 12-09-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By RowdyBliss
Of course, you're absolutely right. I guess I'm...

Of course, you're absolutely right.

I guess I'm just tired of going to people who are (in my mind) supposed to know what I'm talking about and not getting any helpful information. It's my fault, I...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 12-08-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By RowdyBliss
Angry Yeah, it's probably the University of Delaware's...

Yeah, it's probably the University of Delaware's station, I'd bet. I live a stone's throw from there.

So I'm again at a point of frustration. I called Dr. Panzer's office and spoke with the...
Forum: Living with a birthmark - my story 12-03-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,775
Posted By RowdyBliss
Talking Jacob, your story made me smile. You've...

Jacob, your story made me smile. You've obviously got a lot of pluck and some serious positive attitude, and that's awesome! Had I been your age, at your school, I totally would have crushed on...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 12-03-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By RowdyBliss
Update - sorry for delay!!

Why does life get so CRAZY this time of year??? The time just slips through my fingers!

Anyway, as expected, my primary doc took a look at the birthmark and knew nothing about it except it was a...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 12-03-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By RowdyBliss
I feel you on this one... I've been trying to...

I feel you on this one... I've been trying to find out the same thing, myself, because I've heard a lot of conflicting reports on this too. I have been taking hormonal birth control for fifteen...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 11-18-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By RowdyBliss
Thumbs up Can you imagine my baby girl having to go through...

Can you imagine my baby girl having to go through up to 10 times of mocking of what I went through???!!!

I think many of us here can... yourself having a large birthmark, and many of us here as...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 11-18-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By RowdyBliss
Thumbs up First appointment tomorrow!

Hi gang!

I have my first appointment with my new primary tomorrow, with the sole intent of discussing my PWS and hopefully finally getting down to the bottom of what else it might be affecting (KT,...
Forum: Living with a birthmark - my story 11-09-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By RowdyBliss
I guess that, to me, "normal" IS the...

I guess that, to me, "normal" IS the birthmark. Perspective!

We are all unique. Even people without big honkin' birthmarks have their "thing" that they feel self-conscious about. I guarantee...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 11-04-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By RowdyBliss
Thanks, kaykay - I hope you're right! I'm...

Thanks, kaykay - I hope you're right!

I'm actually kind of angry that all of my primary docs to date - from my pediatricians all the way through adulthood - have not given my birthmark a second...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 11-04-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By RowdyBliss
My birthmark isn't cold - it's actually warm to...

My birthmark isn't cold - it's actually warm to the touch, a lot. It's the REST of me that gets cold - and I have to wonder if maybe I'm losing body heat through the birthmark, or maybe it's because...
Forum: Living with a birthmark - my story 11-03-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By RowdyBliss
I'm bringing this back up to the top because this...

I'm bringing this back up to the top because this is a GREAT post...

...but also because it is important for parents to see, especially the bit about not encouraging makeup or encouraging covering...
Forum: Living with a birthmark - my story 11-03-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,172
Posted By RowdyBliss
I've found that the people who look past my...

I've found that the people who look past my purple leg and look me in the eyes are the only people whose opinions I give a damn about.

I don't know if I'm too dumb to feel self-conscious about it,...
Forum: Living with a birthmark - my story 11-03-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,403
Posted By RowdyBliss
Hi Cindy! You probably got an answer to this...

Hi Cindy! You probably got an answer to this already, but size discrepancies are often the case when it comes to birthmarks on extremities. It's important to see a doctor about those things to...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 11-03-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By RowdyBliss
PWS folks - cold all the time??

Hi folks!

I'm going to my primary doc soon to start figuring out treatment, etc. for my PWS - and to see if there are any more serious underlying issues (like KTS). I want to be as thorough as...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 11-03-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By RowdyBliss
Thanks, kaykay. I have an appointment with my...

Thanks, kaykay.

I have an appointment with my new primary care physician (my old one is in jail for fraud! :eek: ) on November 19. He has a specialty in internal medicine, so I'm hoping that he'll...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 10-29-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By RowdyBliss
Unhappy PWS and possible KT Syndrome - freaking out a little!

Hi everyone...

So after 33 years of gracing the crust of this Earth with my presence and having done nothing with my huge PWS (covers much of my right leg), I've finally taken the first step towards...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-26-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By RowdyBliss
I can't see how it'd hurt... And you know, with...

I can't see how it'd hurt...

And you know, with the advent of YouTube, blogs, and many of the other free ways to promote a cause on the internet, there's really no excuse not to.

When I start my...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-26-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By RowdyBliss
Thumbs up Thank you so much for posting this! I'm working...

Thank you so much for posting this! I'm working up the nerve to start my own treatment (PWS covers most of my right leg), and hearing you describe everything from treatment to recovery has really...
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