A Wild Weekend and a Manic Monday

I’ve got a weekend recap for ya’ll. I worked Saturday and Sunday night and my in laws had the boys over the weekend. Yesterday I took a big nap and we woke up and found out my mom had been discharged from the hospital! I gave this update on my instagram – @kalissageorgia

Just a quick update on my mom – she received a large dose of radioactive iodine and she was discharged from the hospital today and finally HOME – ready to take on her third chance at life! She’s done with chemo and she has a whole 6 months off from traveling to Mayo! I snapped this picture just a few minutes after she found out her cancer IS TREATABLE. This has been the big question and main concern since September so we are all feeling extremely relieved! She’s got some crazy weird protocols now that she’s radioactive but as soon as we are able, we’ve got some celebrating to do!! 🥂🎉

Craig and I were hungry so we got take out from our favorite pizza/wings joint and dropped some off for mom. I got a social distanced (we are supposed to stay 6 feet away from her) selfie with her. It was a good night. Carver wasn’t feeling very well, he had his cavities filled last week and was still having some discomfort from that, enough he laid on the couch and cried. It hurt my mama heart.

We had to hurry home and get to bed, I knew I’d have a big day today because I was watching my twin nephews – (9 months) and my niece Georgia (same age as my almost three year old son Gannon). Carver ended up waking up in the night again and crying because his tooth hurts. He woke us up a couple of times in the night about his tooth, I gave him some Tylenol and Ibuprofen. I realized it was one of the first nights in a LONG TIME that the boys woke us up. They are very good at going to bed and usually sleep through the night just fine.

Needless to say, I was exhausted this morning but ready to jump into chaos! The boys came and got a bath! I feel like babies just love baths, these two did! Eli kept sticking his face in the water trying to drink and Emmett dove into Eli’s sink a few times!

Georgia and Gannon got along well (about as well as those two do) and built a rainbow tower! I got a message from Carver’s preschool teacher that he was still bothered by his tooth. I was able to get him in for a quick follow up at the dentist after school.

Kelli came to get her kiddos and stayed long enough so Gannon could keep napping while I ran Carver in. They really can’t find anything wrong with Carver’s tooth. They adjusted his bite after the filling but no reason why it’s still so sensitive. He seemed okay so we headed home.

At supper, Carver was eating some cantaloupe and started crying and crying again in so much pain over his tooth! I just don’t get it! So lots of extra snuggles and some more NSAIDs tonight to try and make his tooth feel better. Craig has a meeting tonight so we are lowing low and going to bed early!

That’s a summary of the Hanken/Friedman happenings, tomorrow is another big day!

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  1. Kim J LeMere
    January 11, 2022 / 2:07 am

    Poor Carver, I hope his tooth gets better soon. The twins are super cute and what fun to have them for the day, lucky Auntie. The news on your mom is just marvelous and I did a happy dance when you let us know that it was treatable.

  2. Lisa
    January 11, 2022 / 4:46 am

    You definitely need to take Carver in to see the dentist again. This is not a normal post filling reaction. Was the decay deep? Was there a pulp exposure? Those are some questions that I would recommend you discuss with the dentist.

  3. Donna
    January 11, 2022 / 12:22 pm

    Poor little guy – having a tooth ache and what comes after is no picnic! Praying he’s better soon.
    Love and prayers

  4. Ellie
    January 11, 2022 / 1:33 pm

    Sure hope you can find out what’s bothering Carver’s tooth!

  5. Elle
    January 11, 2022 / 4:11 pm

    One of the boys (I haven’t learned the name/face yet), looks identical to Georgia!!!!

    YEA!!!!!!!!! for your Mom. So happy that she’s back home in her happy place and soon will be able to see all of you and the grands again.

    Happy Tuesday Kalissa 🙂

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