Monday, August 24, 2009

No longer a danger to others

Carolyn took Max to the peds today to get his chickenpox checked out. Dr. J checked out the various lesions, sores, zits, bumps, and other pox and pox-like eruptions dotted on Max's skin and found that the pox-filled vesicles had all burst and crusted over. She gave Carolyn a note stating that Max is no longer contagious. However, Max does still have a few blemishes that will take some time to heal:

Pox-free (sort of)

Nonetheless, Dr. J affirmed that Max was "out of the woods" in terms of complications. Max celebrated the news by chewing on a baby num-num (a rice cake designed to melt in the mouth):

Eating a num-num