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Sunday, December 07, 2008

Why don't I listen?

By the time one of your children is a teenager you figure that you have experienced most variation of illnesses out there. Well I guess I was missing really high fever (105) and this past week my time was up. My oldest started with a cough and then bam! 105 fever. You know one more degree and seizures are very likely. I was also dealing with vomiting and therefore how to get in him the Motrin and make it stay. I thought sponge baths were old wives tales but they do work. Today the fever without medication was about 100, great improvement. I hope it stays that way I have a deadline tonight to call the doctor if the fever doesn't let up.

And the title? Well in my sleepless nights induced fog I have tried to sew and everything I have done has come undone. When they suggest not to sew when you are tired take the suggestion, I can vouch that it will be wasted effort and on top you'll be more tired and frustrated to boot.

3 comments:

  1. That high fever is pretty scary. I remember putting my dd in a cool tub when she was about 3 or 4 and it does really work. Glad teen's fever came down.

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  2. It does work, my oldest son (age 5) who was sick again this week, had to be bathed. A friend of mine who was a nurse & has 7 kids, gave me that advice a couple of years back when he was about 2 & had 105 fever and started in with seizures. He is the only one, though, prone to high fevers, so far.

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  3. I'm glad to hear the fever has gone down. That's scary! I have the same problem about sewing too late--I go into a weird mania and do crazy things.

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