Saturday, October 06, 2007

Sick house

Posted by Mandy at 4:31 PM

Oh man... we've been so sick the past week! First we battled Strep... conquered it after many days on antibiotics. Now Samuel and I are sick with something totally different. I'm guessing just a cold or something but I feel horrible! Fever, body aches.. you know the drill. I don't know how little man feels but all of his screaming today tells me that he's not doing so hot either. So we've been eating Tylenol like crazy and getting some relief right before it wears off, yet we have another hour or so to go before we can have another dose. (don't you love how that always works out?) Ya know, we spend a lot of time on our blogs talking about how much we love our kids, how much fun they are, yada yada yada... well I'm going to be totally honest and say that I don't think my children have EVER been on my nerves as much as they've been today. Even hearing them giggle has me on edge. Clayton's working so I have zero help.. and I know that's why I'm so short tonight. If I could hire a nanny, just for one night, tonight would be it. Even nursing has me frustrated. Sam acts like he wants to nurse, but then screams at me for about 5 minutes before he'll actually eat. In that 5 minutes I'm frantically trying to make 'it' better. "Want to lay in Carter's bed and nurse?"
"How about Mommy's bed?"
"Sitting on the couch?"
"hmmm... hmm... WAHHHHH!" (man.. almost had it that time...) Nursing with full body aches is fun enough on its own.. much less getting fussed at the entire time. So, there ya go. My serious gripe fest for this Saturday night. And, to make matters even more crummy, if we're still sick tomorrow it'll be the third Sunday in a row we haven't made it to church b/c of sickness. We finally find a church we love and we can't make it 3 weeks straight! sheesh!


Lou Arnold on Sunday, 07 October, 2007 said...

No the feeling about the sick house. Ashton woke up in the middle of the night with the stomach virus.

Anonymous said...

Great to see you guys today!! Hope all are feeling better. Adelyn had strep this week too.

Rosjuane on Tuesday, 09 October, 2007 said...

You are better than me. I know that breast feeding is the best thing, but (to be totally honest) when they asked me about it I said I got a husband who is stuck up my rear, a 5 year old stuck to my hip and now you want me to have one latched on to my boob. So I have much sympathy for you. But I also look up to moms who can do this and not pull their hair out. I'm not the one.

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