Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Sick Day

My poor D had a rough night, bless his heart. He seemed to be congested and restless. He awoke and was miserable...likely due to his high fever that just wouldn't quit. At one point this morning he just broke down and cried. When I asked him what was wrong he innocently replied, "I don't know". He just didn't feel well. The fever finally broke after lunch time and he's definitely looking and feeling better.

Initially I tried to work remotely while taking care of my patient but I ended up throwing in the towel with my own temperature accompanied by the I-feel-like-I-just-got-run-over-by-a-truck feeling (likely the one that had him in tears). Ellie was all ready and excited to go to school this AM until it was time to go. She got emotional and being that I didn't feel so hot myself the three of us stayed home and rested quietly. today. There is something so glorious about nap time!

Today's craving was raspberry bread pudding and I was finally able to score some this afternoon! So while I neglected to post on babies' 17th week in utero I haven't forgotten where these cravings come from! Baby has been wiggling around quite a bit lately and it always makes me smile. In a few weeks Mark and the children will also be able to feel these movements. In the mean time the baby is 5 ounces and 5 inches big and next Tuesday we will officially know the gender!

On the b Side: I am grateful for the opportunities I have to be a Mom. Even on days like today it feels good to be able to love and nurture others. There is an amazing feeling of comfort that comes when you can just snuggle your loved ones close and pass the time.

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Anderson Family said...

So sorry that everyone is sick! We have had it in our household too. It seems to be going around everywhere. Hope you get better soon!