I’m glad you’re here.
I needed a restart button.
A fresh start that a new day, especially a Monday can bring.
This past week has been one for the record books.
The move went well.
We arrived in TX.
Our things arrived.
Most everything (except our dining room table) made it in one piece.
Then, AG started to get fussy on Tuesday.
The, I don’t want anyone but mommy fussy.
We all thought it was teething and hoped it would pass.
Then on Wednesday night she woke up at 3am burning up and throwing up.
Her fever was 102.5, the first time it had ever been over 100.
We were up all night trying to bring her fever down.
Nothing was working.
Thankfully, I recently posted in an Alamo City Moms Blog group, asking for pediatrician recs.
I read the comments, and at 8am I called a Dr.
We got an appointment at 9am.
They checked for strep and an ear infection.
She had neither.
So they told us she needed further testing, which was done across the street at the hospital.
Inside, I was breaking.
I was so overwhelmed with everything going on with the move, my heart was breaking for AG, I didn’t know what was wrong with her or how serious this could be, it was a lot to handle.
Thank goodness my mom was with me, I needed her.
The hospital experience was the hardest thing I had experienced as a mom.
They had to insert a catheter and draw blood multiple times because they couldn’t find a good vein.
I held back tears, tried to sing and talk to her but nothing could soothe her.
She was too little to have to go through all this. My heart broke for her.
I wanted to rip her off the table, put her in my arms and never let go. Ever.
But she needed this done to find out what was wrong and help her to feel better.
As soon as they were done, I scooped her up.
I held her close, calmed her down and pretty much ran out of that hospital.
As soon as we made it to the car and I broke down, I couldn’t hold it in anymore.
We went home, went right upstairs to my room and I held her for the rest of the day.
I didn’t let go. She napped in my arms, ate in my lap and watched all the baby TV she wanted.
A few hours later the DR called and said she had some kind of virus.
She’s on medicine now and the fever has been much better.
Little by little, she’s getting back to her happy self.
Yesterday, she even played and laughed with us.
It was the sweetest sound, we couldn’t get enough.
Unfortunately, we also started noticing a rash last night as well.
I will be calling the dr in the morning and I’m sure we will be going back today.
Hopefully this is the last trip until her next well visit.
Hopefully it’s not serious and will be something her little body can kick fast.
This is a picture I took of she and I at the dr.
Not the best pic, but the only one I took this past week.
Hopefully we are on the mend and this week.
Hopefully this new week will bring some normalcy and maybe even a full nights sleep.