wiped out.

wiped out.

It’s been rough here, I won’t lie.  I could not leave my son’s side for most of the day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  I slept with him on the sofa on Friday night because not only was I worried about disturbing his little brother in their shared room, but I was moreover truly concerned about his dehydration.  He complained that his legs and back were hurting, and I was really worried. Read the rest of this entry

Snow Day

Snow Day

I took yesterday off from just about everything because we had a snow day!  I am so thrilled to report that we had an awesome time.

Let me back track to the Blizzard of ’10, when two or three feet of snow got dumped on the city of Pittsburgh.  There was nowhere to put this snow.  School was cancelled for two weeks.  TWO WEEKS.  At least a week for my daughter who was in Pre-K 5 days and my middle child had a head start program that was a few days a week, and that was closed another week after hers was.  It was 2-3 weeks (2-3 feet, 2-3 weeks, after you get to a certain point things get hazy.) all told.

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Cure for the Common Cold

Cure for the Common Cold

Today, it was cold out.  Same as it always seems to be.  This morning as I waited with my daughter for the bus, it was 27 degrees F and with the wind it felt like 14.   I had on my running gear because I did want to go for a run, because it’s suppose to snow tonight and given our city’s track record, it could take a long time before it’s safe to run after a snow!   Read the rest of this entry

Now back to your regularly scheduled programming…

Now back to your regularly scheduled programming…

Now that we’re starting a New Month and a New Week with no one being sick (knock wood), I’m back to my regular schedule that I really enjoyed getting into.  The chaos of the past two weeks was really wearing on me.  The youngest constantly getting up throughout the night was difficult.  Going to bed when the kids did on Friday was a brilliant decision.   I took my last dose of antibiotics last night so hopefully my body will be getting back to normal (I shan’t elaborate. You’re welcome.).

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Alive Again

Alive Again

I started feeling sick eleven days ago.  I’m on day 7 of antibiotics.  My husband has whatever this bug is (and he had a nearly-all-nighter the weekend he began his illness to boot) and both my sons have missed school this week.  My oldest actually slept through the night last night, which is progress.  The littlest was in our bed last night because I was just too tired to put him back again (I’d go back to his bed with him but he’s more interested in his dad anyway).

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still sick.

still sick.

i’m still sick.  went to the doctor and got some antibiotics that i actually think are not necessary because i think it’s viral but i don’t even care, i’ll take anything.  i feel like such crap!!!

and while i wish i could actually use this time on the sofa to do anything on the computer, i am just zapped.  so tired.  head hurts too much.  eyes hurt.

 

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Impatient Patient

Impatient Patient

My convalescence from yesterday was put on hold when I picked up the Littlest from school, got the Middle One off the bus, mixed up a new pizza dough recipe, got my girl from the bus, took her to cello lessons (Middle One did his homework in the car… score!), came home, put pizzas together while The Girl did her homework (she’s working on geometry and this is the first time she has actually had to work hard to grasp a concept… it’s not a pretty sight), got dinner on the table, got the boys bathed and jammied, got the girl showered and jammied, and kids in bed (with huge help from my husband).  All told about 6 hours of going strong, and I was still able to stay up to watch The Walking Dead that we’d recorded. Read the rest of this entry