I had to do a bit of a double-take in my preparations for bed last night.
You see, I found that I had applied 5 separate ointments in 5 distinct places on my body.
While I always apply 1 for my dry eyes (an actual condition) to keep them somewhat lubricated during the long night, that is usually the extent of it. Honest.
Just recently, however, I have added a second ointment.
I know it sounds funny, but I have been using a nose gel because my nose has also been getting dry and stuffy overnight. This is temporary: not something that I will need to continue. In fact, I forgot just the night before, and I was fine. And as winter dryness abates, so will my stuffiness. At least so I trust.
But last night there were 3 other ointments brought into play.
One was for a mouth sore. I get cankers.
Another was to tame some sort of eruption on my face. It's partly covered by my facial hair, so I am not sure if it's a pimple (surely not), an ingrown hair, or something other.
Finally, I rubbed another ointment on my very sore knee.
I know it sounds crazy, like I am falling apart completely, and well ... that may be true.