Monday, March 17, 2008

we're alive...barely

so, if you haven't heard "it's going around," let me be the first to tell you...IT'S FREAKIN' GOING AROUND! and we got it. bad.

last saturday night, william threw up around 8pm and then continued to do so for every hour throughout the night. (remember that post about william puking in the car? yeah, piece of cake.) it's one thing to take care of somebody with a stomach virus, but it's a whole 'nother ballgame when it's a 2 year old who doesn't get the concept of throwing up in the commode/garbage can/bucket/etc. and would rather throw up on himself/his bed/the carpet/couch/kitchen floor/etc. props to my washing machine for running 24/7 for a solid week. anyway, he continued like this for most of sunday. to make a long story short, wes got it sunday afternoon, i got it monday, and then chase got it on tuesday. i couldn't get my head off the pillow on tuesday morning, so chase called sarah kathryn who came over and graciously kept william and wes (who were not throwing up anymore....i thought.) yeah, she was sick all day thursday. (and sarah kathryn, if you happen to read this, i am soooooooo sorry! i'll make it up to you, i promise! you were such a blessing that tuesday!) anyway, william continued to throw up at least once in the middle of the night for the rest of week, but he was fine during the day. go figure. i was about to lose my mind on thursday when he threw up, yet again, so honey came up here and provided some much needed reinforcements. yay for honey! thank you so much for letting me get some sleep. on friday, everybody starting eating again, and i can say with jubilation that we all have officially recovered from the mutant stomach virus that tried to take us out. and, even though i had never cleaned up somebody else's vomit before 3 weeks ago, i do consider myself a professional now. please let me know if you need some tips!!

we did manage to get out of the house for a little bit at the end of the week. sweet sanity.

3 comments:

Mandy said...

Bless you! While I would love to actually see you once in a blue moon, this time I'm glad I'm not near by...

Lance and DK said...

yes, i was in itlay having the time of my life while you played being a mama. sorry! i will try to make it up to you. mama

Anonymous said...

oh - you forgot to mention that honey got it too