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On the Mend...

Antibiotics are an amazing thing! I'm normally a big believer in letting our bodies fight off whatever has invaded...but there becomes a point when it's obvious that's just not going to work. After several ups and downs Friday and Saturday, we woke up with a very sad little girl on Sunday who was refusing to eat or drink anything. After trying every trick in the book, we called the ER. A consultation with the physician on call confirmed what we were thinking and off to the ER Brea and I went.

It was a busy day for the ER Sunday. Germs are apparently taking over our small community at the moment. Even though they were busy, we got kind and what I would consider quick care given the circumstances. Two hours after arriving, we left with antibiotics in hand, a dose of ibuprofen in Brea's belly, and the diagnosis of Strep Throat.

It's obviously just what her little body needed. We finally were able to get some fluids down her before bed last night, we were happy to have a second wet diaper for the day, and a good night of sleep was had by all. This morning she's been a bit slow to start, but even food and fluids have started to make a comeback in her world. (Thanks Saint's Rest for the yummy bagel, just what I needed to entice her back into eating!)

She was a little annoyed at my attempts to snap some quick photos of her this morning while she was eating her "bee cheerios" and watching Sesame Street. Oh the attitude this one has at times...




Another parenting hill successfully hiked...at least for now! I'm so glad you're feeling better monkey!


peace

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