Wednesday, November 20, 2013
You know how when you were sick as a kid, your mom would make everything all snugglywuggly and better? I always wondered how she managed to have the capacity and energy to do that, and now as a mom, I get it. When my mini humans aren't bouncing off the everything I tend to get nervous. I did medicine, I did the doctor, but them I'm supposed to be patient. It's agonizing. The very least I can to is give them massive amounts of pretzels, make a nest of pillows and blankets and let them watch tv all day. That snugglywuggly feeling I got as a kid now comes when I can give that to my mini humans. It's all I've got. The poor Dude was literally shaking as he tried to take his medicine tonight. He's got a sinus thing that is coming out his eyeballs and looks like pinkeye, but it's not. In my 7 years of parenting I've never seen this before. I made an illustration for you while I was feeding Thing 3 tonight:
HEAR YE. I need to document the fact that I ran 3 miles and didn't feel like death. So just to make sure it wasn't a fluke, I did...