Monday, April 13, 2009
32 weeks & sick boys
this is my (sort of ) 32 week photo. it was taken on friday before our anniversary date, so it was more like 31.5 weeks, but whatever. that day was lovely. josh and i enjoyed some shopping, browsing in bookstores, and a delicious dinner while tristan spent the day and night at his cousins' house. during dinner, josh's throat began feeling a little sore, but thankfully he enjoyed the whole meal before coming home only to rapidly feel worse and worse. the next day we celebrated easter with josh's family and he was feeling so awful that he couldn't even get out of bed to come. tristan, too was looking pretty sad. he had complained of ear pain a couple of nights earlier and by saturday his eyes were red and goopy, and he winced whenever he swallowed. (eventually he gave up swallowing and just began drooling all over himself!)
sunday morning tristan was awake at 3:45. his eyes were so crusty he could barely open them and he had little red bumps starting to appear all over his body. i called the nurse's hotline and got an appointment for both him and josh for that afternoon. a few hours later, those bumps were spreading all over his neck, tummy and legs. needless to say, our family had to miss out on our easter church service this year. the doctors confirmed that tristan has an ear and eye infection, hives and a touch of asthma. josh has an upper respitory infection. both of them are now on antibiotics (tristan on 4 different things!) and feeling slightly better.
my sister arrived last night and is now playing with my son, much to his utter delight. when she wrote to tell me she was flying out to help us for a few days, i told her that the biggest help would be to love and play with my little boy. its a gorgeous day outside and we are feeling adventurous enough to contemplate visiting a park for a little while. i'll have to remember to bring my camera along :)
p.s. when tristan peered at the screen just now and saw my picture, he pointed and said "mommy! mommy walter (walker) mommy boo boo, mommy baby! mommy boo boo owwwww."