Cover SynopsesIn the not-too-distant future, genetic engineering has turned every newborn into a ticking time bomb: Males die at age 25 and females die at age 20. While scientists seek a miracle antidote, young girls are routinely kidnapped and sold as polygamous brides to bear more children. When … [Read more...]
FotoFriday: Flu Friends
It sucks when the Pillow Pets you ordered for your kid don't arrive in time for her birthday. It's awesome when they arrive the day she's lying on the couch with a fever all day. Made the day a little less awful for her. … [Read more...]
HAND, FOOT and MOUTH WHAT?
If you recall on my last trip to Wonderland some of my kiddies developed really bad fevers and headaches - including the babies. Well what I thought was a virus didn't actually start then, it started a few days before with Sebastian.On the Wednesday prior he had woken up at about 5am, and came and … [Read more...]
The Girl In the Striped Pajamas
48 hours of vomitting, one febrile seizure, relentless fever, endless diarrhea and two trips to the hospital. I spent the night with Brinley curled up with her in a bed on the Pediatric ward, her body sweating beneath the hospital-issued striped pajamas. After two painfully failed IV attempts, … [Read more...]
Just over two years ago Cuyler came down with a virus. It was nasty.He felt warm just before we went out trick or treating and was in full blown fever mode when we got home. It would be about 2 weeks before he was back to normal. Which in the grand scheme of things isn't terribly long.However in … [Read more...]
I'm happy to report that the diet hasn't been a point of contention for the past few days. Unfortunately that's because Cuyler has only eaten 2 small sausage rounds since last Thursday.He and Eva were hit hard with a virus that brought with it high temperatures and hacking coughs. Eva's temp … [Read more...]
FotoFriday – Good times.
I've been counting down the days to the end of this crummy week. Friday couldn't come soon enough...So why not go out with a bang?Cuyler was sent home from school yesterday with a fever of 103.An hour after Eva got home from school, she spiked one too.Good times, indeed... … [Read more...]
Monday Night Randoms
The Baby has had a fever for four days. I have never seen her this miserable, and it's breaking my heart. The Boy lost two teeth today. They've been loose for days, but were finally set free by a Werther's caramel given to him by his teacher. My husband took me to a dingy club … [Read more...]