Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Home AGAIN

AHHH!!!! Just when I thought we were on the road to recovery and warmth (no sick kids, and temps in the 40s!), Life once again rams it's fist at you. Yesterday was great - warm outside, got back my tax return, stopped at the appliance place to get the process started on a proposal for all new kitchen appliances, Braeden had a GREAT day at day care, etc. We got up and going this morning, everything seemed fine. First hour I got a call, Braeden had a 102.5 fever. Which I think was taken under his arm, making it technically a 103.5 fever!!! Yuck!!! So I called the office to find me a sub and wrote out lesson plans for today and tomorrow since he wouldn't be able to return to day care with that kind of temp today. There goes some of my tax money as I have no sick days left! Yuck!!! Poor buddy. He was sitting at the breakfast table shivering saying he was cold, when she felt him he was burning up. He didn't even want to eat any waffles. He's down for a nap now. He seems better. We watched some Barney and he did finally eat half a sandwich and some applesauce. Money out the window! Yuck yuck yuck! I brought some things home from school so I could at least get some work done. Yeah, we'll see. :)

2 comments:

Sara said...

Wow, I REALLY feel for you! It has taken us over four weeks to get through our illnesses, and I can't imagine doing it as a single, working mom!

As for the case worker, wow. That really is crazy. It amazes me how many strange and incompetent social workers there are...I've heard so many stories.

Sara

Julie said...

I am sorry Braeden is sick- I hope he is on the mend soon! and no one else gets it!!!!!

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