Tag: influenza

Phooey to the Flu

Phooey to the Flu

Okay, so despite all the usual precautions, me and the kids got the flu. Again. It was my day “off” when the nurse called me to come pick up Babygirl from school. I wasn’t the only parent summoned to pick up a febrile sickie; the […]

2000 Steps to a Clear Head, on a Crappy Day

2000 Steps to a Clear Head, on a Crappy Day

Babyboy has had the flu for the past five days, so Hubby and I have had crappy sleep for the past five nights. We’ve found ourselves up at odd hours dosing liquid acetaminophen, delivering Albuterol puffs, fetching vomit buckets, and futzing with the humidifier. My […]

When the doctor really f—– needs to see the doctor

When the doctor really f—– needs to see the doctor

That f — can mean many things… freaking, finally, or… other things. I showed up at my primary care’s office yesterday waving the white flag. It was two weekends ago that Babygirl woke up with 102 degrees temp and exploding snot; it’s been ten days […]