Tag: strep throat

Elf on the Shelf? Nope, Slouch on the Couch

Elf on the Shelf? Nope, Slouch on the Couch

There was no Christmas spirit in our house today. Babyboy was awake coughing most of last night, Hubby left with the team this morning, and I’m still pretty wiped out from my own bout with strep this week. Somehow, I managed to delay that diagnosis, […]

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 […]

My Poor Sick Pooky

My Poor Sick Pooky

Many doctor-moms tend to be laid-back about sickness and injuries.  If not laid-back, then at least, non-alarmist. After all, what is medical school and residency but learning to recognize sick vs not sick. Sick is real, acute illness, and actually, isn’t that common. Not sick […]