Friday, January 22, 2010

As if Strep wasn't enough...

My son has looked like this for several days...


He hasn't been himself for a good 3 weeks.  First we thought it was strep... again.  But they did the test and he was negative. But he stayed in bed, and was generally just exhausted. This is the boy who gets up and wakes me up at 5 am most mornings.  He is no woos... he doesn't want to miss a gym day at school even if he's puking! lol  So when he was playing Legos with Haley and said he needed to rest, I knew things had reached an all time low.  We went off to the doctor... with BOTH kids because neither felt well. They suggested bloodwork to make sure he didn't have mononucleosis.  Fortunately, that came back today and he doesn't have it.  WOOT!  Unfortunately, he's added fever, achey tummy and a sore throat to his exhaustion. I'm hoping he's better by Monday.  For both our sakes.  Poor guy!

And then there is this girl....

There is no way she's going to be left out, lol.  She tagged along to the doctor for her own ailments.  First, she had to get another strep test, since she had it twice in a month.  They wanted to make sure she had kicked it.  (No word on that, yet).  Now as though that's not enough, she thought that a bladder infection would really liven things up.  She gets them FAR too often.  We knew right away. She said "My bladder hurts".  What other 11 year old knows where her bladder is? lol  So in spite of the fact that she was on antibiotics for basically a month... she managed to develop a UTI.  Then... her brother decided to share. :)  She doesn't have a fever, and is recovering SIGNIFICANTLY better than he is... but she has the sore throat.  I'm waiting for it to hit.  Of course... she is also WAY better at resting than he is. A good (or mediocre, frankly) book is all she needs. :)

Now for the really important part of the post.  Pray for me. Cross your fingers.  Whatever. Do it all, lol. I can't get sick.  My fingers, toes, legs, and arms are all crossed. lol

p.s.  I'm keeping the giveaway open until February 1st.  Haven't entered yet?  Go HERE!

1 comment:

Christopher And Tia said...

Dangit, taking care of sick kids is so hard. Its hard both mentally and physically. I really am hoping that you don't get sick as well. Sending good healing healthy chicken noodle soup vibes your way...