Sunday, February 8, 2009

Sickie Sunday

(One of his silly smiles; at his school Winter party, Dec 2008)

Jasmine and Ian are both sick today... Jasmine with a hoarse throat and Ian, he was hit with something at night but it didn't mess up his system until about 3AM today. Good thing, Jasmine's energy is up after a good rest though her voice is still funny, but Ian when he gets sick...

We are talking 102+ degrees F for a fever. Even now, even with the Tylenol/Motrin combo he normally needs, only give him relief for a few hours. I can't stand it when he's sick. Part of me feels numb from having gone through this since he was a baby, and part of me turns into this Wonder Mom that just goes crazy looking for what's best for him, to make him best comfortable.

Which means, no one is allowed to stress him out. He gets command of the remote. He chooses his munchies (within reason of course!). He takes over the couch (can't get to him fast enough upstairs). I wish he can just fight it like normal kids can, but he can't. Not yet; don't know when he'll ever be able to. For everyday that he's not sick, I am super grateful, because on the days that he is, I feel so helpless-like I did when he was a baby...

Great IAN info: He loves to tell me and Charlie, "I love you", he thinks I'm so soft all the time, he wants to be as smart as his sisters (and he is), loves Legos, HW and Build-a-Bear. He loves mashed potato and any soup with potatoes. Also a big fan of cabbage, broccoli and Filipino food. He's so precious to us, sometimes, Charlie and I notice that we tend to him a little more than the other two. But then Jasmine or Lisa does something that equals out the love.

My tender-hearted boy, my baby. I hope you feel better soon. You too, Jasmine. Love you both, Mommy.

7 comments:

Lara said...

Hope Ian and everyone else are feeling better quickly! It seems like the WHOLE WORLD is sick right now.

CC said...

I agree! Some planets must have aligned perfectly with the earth and dusted us with their germies!

How are you guys?

Hansonpatch said...

I wrote a post on this very subject you two, but then deleted it because I am a germophobe. I know just how you feel Carolyn. I hope they both feel better and that you are able to get some rest tonight!

MnM said...

Aren't little boys the sweetest? Even my 10 year old (11 next month) is still my little sweet baby who loves his mommy. Ah...

CC said...

Thanks ladies! I just checked both of them upstairs and thank goodness, no fever!

That's always good news, if I can only get some sleep now!

Steph B said...

Preston and Matt were home sick on Sun too. Seems everyone has got something! Hope you guys get better soon.

CC said...

Hi Steph! Ian is feeling better, thank goodness!

I missed the cutie crew on Sunday. I can't wait to see them this week...