Tuesday, June 9, 2009

There's a First Time For Everything

Well, it finally happened.

Andrew threw up.

I know many of you are amazed that he made it almost three months past his third birthday without ever throwing up, but it is true. He's still never had an ear infection. Neither has Benjamin, who, incidentally, has never thrown up either.

So when Andrew did it for the first time, he did it up big.

In the middle of Dick's Sporting Goods. In his daddy's arms. All over himself, his daddy, the merchandise his daddy was holding, and the floor.

I'm kind of glad I wasn't there.

That was on Saturday. Back at home, he threw up twice more that day. His fever was as high as 101.5.

Sunday he was weak and not allowed to eat hardly anything, but he didn't throw up again.

In fact, Sunday night he seemed like he was feeling better. Which was good b/c Matthew had to go back to work.

But then at 5:00 on Monday morning, Andrew woke up and threw up all over his bed.


And then he was SUPER fussy. Matthew was able to work from home in the morning. I took Andrew to the doctor but the strep test was negative. He got some Zofran for vomiting.

Today...well, suffice it to say it has been really "loudy" in my house today because a certain three-year-old is feeling better. And boy is he loud.

My parents picked a great week to go to the beach. (But I'm not bitter.....)

Here is the sick boy on our bed on Saturday:

We made him a bed in our closet for a couple of days. Nancy looooves that red blanket.

He was quarantined to the master bedroom, which was almost always fine b/c I moved the DVD player in there. But there were times when he was really whiny and clingy and I couldn't be in two places at once, nor could I bring Benjamin into the sick room. Needless to say, I. Am. Tired.

On an unrelated note, THANKS to whomever suggested that I go to vistaprint to check out getting some business cards. I got 250 for "free." (I had to pay $5.45 shipping.) But that is still a great deal!

Now I have a stylish business card to hand out to people I meet. Like when I stalk mothers who have children with Down syndrome. :)


Amber said...

I HEART VISTA PRINT!! Glad all is well now :)

lesliemarie said...

Me too! I love me some vistaprint! Those cards are super cute!

Gisela said...

Sorry to hear your little man was sick! You're lucky to have made it that long without it! My guy (who just turned 3) has gotten sick a few times, and it isn't fun.

Adorable business cards though! And a great idea!

Denise said...

What a great idea to make cards to hand out!! I, too, have had kids who didn't throw up much. Ella still hasn't (fingers crossed, knock on wood) and I believe my 10 and 8 year olds have maybe only twice in their lives. What I really loved was the big ole plastic "throw up" container next to the bed in that one photo :)

ABCDE=Party of 5 for ME! said...

Awee poor little man! I'm glad to hear he's feeling better! Love the cards you printed up! They're so cute ;)

Have your best day ever!

Kara said...

Poor guy, glad he's feeling better and that Benjamin didn't get it.

Those are really pretty cards!

Lora Leigh said...

Very cute cards!! I LOVE Vista Print!

Anonymous said...

OMG, I love Vista Print. I used them for my new business cards and they are pretty darn nice. I received 1000 for $8.95!!!

Yours are pretty!

datri said...

Awww, hope Andrew is feeling better.