Friday, December 28, 2012

Under the Weather

I really don't like talking about negative things on my blog.  I like this to be a positive place.  

So, I have been off the grid the past few days because I just can't seem to not be sick. The past week my ailments have gone from a sore throat, to runny nose / cough to probable food poisoning to fever / chills to mastitis.  Once one thing got better something else started.  The fever / mastitis landed me in my midwife's office where I left with an antibiotic prescription.  

I think I am on the upward swing and feeling pretty good today.   I have decided that my New Year's Resolution is to not be sick.

Being sick while becoming a new mom during the holidays can also be entertaining.  Here are a few thoughts that went through my head this week (in between pictures of Little Miss):

Twenty-one people in a house that has five bathrooms could be a problem.

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You know your life has changed when the shots that are passed around the room at 4 in the morning are glasses of water and Air-borne.

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Boogie wipes are the best invention.  Ever.

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Please Lord, don't let me puke on my daughter's head.

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How is it possible to go through a roll of toilet paper that fast?

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Can food poisoning be transferred through breast milk?

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I really wish I remembered the conversion from degrees Celsius to Fahrenheit that I learned in elementary school.

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If you think about a drug's mechanism of action while you are taking it, does that make it work better?  

Ina Mae has been great through all of this.  She has a little cold in her eyes which don't seem to stop secreting goo, but it doesn't bother her at all.  She is eating like a little pig and only cries when she is hungry or needs changed.  

Having my family here to help me has also been amazing.  

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However, the healthy ones are dropping like flies.  

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My poor grandpa  is even in the hospital with pneumonia, but also is doing much better today.

As I am typing I just realized that today is Friday (hello maternity leave), so Happy Friday!  

I hope you have a great weekend! <3

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