Tuesday, February 12, 2008

the flu

N & L have the flu, as confirmed by the pediatrician's office this morning. N had a horrible night of coughing and aching and puking, while L has just been very feverish and congested for a couple days. I didn't really think it was the flu, since they had the vaccine earlier this season -- but the vaccine doesn't have all the possible strains in it, and apparently they picked up a different strain.

My poor boy is rarely sick, but when he does fall ill, he is horribly sick.

My baby is pretty pathetic as well.

I guess we're waiting for C to succumb, but I'm hoping somehow he escapes. As well as me and DH . . . the last thing DH needs is the flu as we can't possibly give up any potential sales right now. And, I need to be able to care for the children.

The pediatrician told me to expect him to feel poorly for 7-10 days, and not fully recovered for 14-21 days.

He will have to miss his Valentine party at his enrichment program tomorrow, which is a shame.

I need to go soothe my babies.

3 comments:

  1. (((hugs)))

    You get the hugs cos there's an ocean between us ;-)

    Hope you are feeling much better really soon. Will pray for you and yours!

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  2. We're praying for you all.

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  3. Oh no! That is just awful!!! :( I am so sorry to hear this. I hope they feel better a little quicker than the doc expects. What a nightmare. :(

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