Viruses Abound Around Here..

Recently viruses have taken over the house.

We've had computer viruses.
Please don't get me started, I've only marginally moved past it.

We've had appliance viruses.
You know the kind, where magically all appliances die at one time for no unknown reason? What, that doesn't happen to you? Oh, it must just be here.


We've had kid viruses.

Specifically we've had some offshoot variant of the lovely hand/foot/mouth virus. Let me tell you - if you haven't had the joy of having your child not eat, not sleep, and not be able to swallow for four of five days, well, you're missing out on one of the most nightmarish little viruses that go around the under 5 year old set.

When we had this lovely virus earlier this year THE ONLY silver lining was...oh well, at least THAT is over.

But apparently there are variants you can get.

And because we are lucky like that we, unfortnately, get to enjoy the virus - AGAIN.

Yea Us!

So, where does that leave us? Oh yeah, exhausted and with a baby who now weighs 3 pounds less than she did a week ago. Dudes...3 pounds. That's three pounds she didn't *have* to lose. Three pounds when you are hanging out at a non robust 17 pounds leaves you at 14 pounds. (See, although I am sleep deprived I can still do basic math - just don't ask me to determine what the probability would be of someone else coming down with this within the next week. My brain would explode.)

At 19 months.

At this point we are adding whipping cream to all milk, cutting out fruit juices and water and adding back in our daily avacado. I've also added whole milk to everything I can find and boosted up the calorie content of everything else.

Someone is going to gain some weight around here.

And it better not be me.
xoxo, sober mommy


Sober Mommy said...

Poor AG. I hope she packs on the pounds for you & stays healthy.

Sober Mommy said...

Poor Baby. I hope she's feeling better. Its so hard on them when they're sick, but its also hard on mommy, don't you find? I had no idea this could make a child so sick - another virus to worry about. Stressful isn't?

Sober Mommy said...

(((HUGS))) mama!! Poor baby - she didn't have 1 lb to lose much less 3!!! Her b-day buddy Ali is still waiting to hit 20 lbs & her Ped has us adding Pediasure &/or carnation breakfast drink mix to bottles/sippies. And I try to put butter on everything I can. But nearly 20 is way bigger than 14. :(
I hope you can find a way to fatten her up as quickly as she lost it.

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Sober Mommy said...

That doesnt sound like a ton of fun! I hate when things seem to all go haywire at one seems in our house its the car...then the other car....kwim?


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Sober Mommy said...

These days it seems like when it rains, it pours. Which makes me want to punch that stupid salt girl.

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