My sister Sara is sharing a story with us today. Oh the pains we sometimes go through in order to save money! Enjoy her story below:
I always like to save money, so when I saw a natural remedy for skin tags that my local grocery store was selling for just $13.00 dollars, I bought it.
I was so excited at saving myself the time and expense of going to the dermatologist, until I read the directions for use of the natural remedy. “Use brush to apply daily to affected area.” That’s not too bad. I opened the bottle and took out the little brush. It smelled horrible. I brushed the smelly stuff on my skin tag that just happened to be on my neck. The smell was overpowering.
“Oh my! I don’t know if I can do this. Yes! Yes! I can do this. I’ll do it right before bed,” I talked myself into it.
I looked at the directions again. “Apply 3 times daily,” it said. Oh no! I would have to go around smelling like this all day? “Well, I think I can do this,” I told myself again. After all if I could get rid of the skin tag it will be worth it. It was only supposed to take two or three days at the most, right?
I looked at the directions again. “Skin tag will dry and flake away over 3 to 8 weeks.” What? I would have to go around stinking for 3 to 8 weeks? “I don’t think I can do this!” I agonized, but I did save money and what is 3 to 8 weeks compared to what I will have to pay the dermatologist? “I can do this!” I regrouped.
I applied the skin tag remedy. Then I got ready for bed while trying to hold my breath, which was not easy. By the time I got in bed, I was getting use to the smell. “I can do this!” When I climbed into bed my husband was already asleep. I was very careful not to wake him as I turned off the lamp and snuggled under the covers. I was almost asleep when I heard my husband say, “What is that awful smell?”