but it isn't bothering Ian one little bit I am happy to report! Seems the allergy shots are doing their duty. Ian said today that even though the shots sting a little, they are "totally worth not itching my eyes out!"..... As of Monday, he will officially be on the maintenance dose which means he is going from having the shots once a week to once every other week. This will last a month or two and then he will start having them just once a month. Not sure how long he has to do it after that but they are really working and I am so happy that he is not suffering like he used to! He hasnt cried from the shots in quite some time but Monday was a tough one...it was the biggest dose yet and so they had to give it to him in two shots.... one in each arm. The syrum had a lot of "Cat" and "Grass" in it and apparently it is the most painful one to receive....big crocodile tears dripped down his face but he held it together and didnt sob. Poor little guy.... Im so proud of him. He is very brave! Here is a picture of Ian being comforted by Addison and the requisite sucker that he gets each time he is stuck!