So this will short and sweet.
the rashes are different stages of the strep virus. (go figure!) and now all 4 of us are the anti antibiotic users.
the plans for looking at things differently will have to wait until another day.
there has been a tornado move through our house tonight and though i saw the warnings, i was not prepared and i am in the midst of cleaning up the devastating after math. don't make a fuss now, this is just a part of what has become our life. there is joy in the hopes of tomorrow. good night.