Tag: illness

All Kinds of Stress Tests

All Kinds of Stress Tests

Today, I’m sharing a post written by Hubby about his recent health scare and hospital admission: My Weekend Stress Relief . Here is how it begins: “The simple pleasures in this life start most days with the morning paper and the first pour of fresh-brewed […]

Hello steroids my old friend…

Hello steroids my old friend…

I know I’m overdue for a post, but I’ve got a doctor’s excuse: Please excuse my noncompliant patient from her usual blogging duties, as she’s been self-medicating with various and sundry over-the-counter, prescription, and voodoo treatments for yet another probably-worse-than-it-needed-to-be asthma exacerbation that was likely […]

Another Sunday, Another Sick Visit, Another Strep Throat

Another Sunday, Another Sick Visit, Another Strep Throat

It was just two weeks ago that I wrote about Babygirl’s nasty streptococcal pharyngitis, and how badly I felt about her delayed diagnosis. She not only missed a few days of school with that illness, but she also lost a few pounds that she hasn’t […]

An Almost Disastrous Trip To The Library

An Almost Disastrous Trip To The Library

Today was my day “off”, and thus my day on kid drop-off and pickup duty. Despite snowfall and a major traffic issue, I got the kids to their schools, and then I had a few hours to myself. As usual, this consisted of me running […]

…And The Really, Really Messy

…And The Really, Really Messy

Messy, and infectious, too. What a week of body fluids it’s been. Soon after I wrote the last post, we realized Babyboy was getting pretty sick. Hubby had to go to an event, so I holed up with one increasingly feverish kid, and one copiously […]