Well, I’m glad to say this week has gone much better than last week! and by that I mean, I’ve had a good Tuesday and Wednesday.
Monday began alright but quickly became derailed when I got a call from the school – Gannon had thrown up on the bus. He’s been sick literally for weeks on end. The coughing fits started late last week which led to a round of steriods and breathing treatments. I gave him some cough medicine Monday morning and he was coughing so hard he threw up.
If you’ll recall, I’ve had ear trouble the past 2 weeks and had an appointment on Monday morning at 10. At this point, I figured I might as well have Gannon seen if he was coming to town with me. They could see him at 12:30 so we (Anders, myself and Gannon) had about 2 hours to kill in town before the appointment.
Gannon was then diagnosed with an ear infection, started on a new steroid nebulizer, and started on asthma and allergy medications. Our tried-and-true pharmacy didn’t have the meds we needed so we got sent on to our NOT favorite pharmacy. At this point we’d been in town for about 4 hours and then we had to wait 50 MINUTES for all of Gannon’s meds to be filled + a half hour drive home! It was not a good time to say the least but we survived and Gannon went back to school on Tuesday just fine.
Gannon is doing some better but I’m so afraid of all the viruses going around – hospitals everywhere are flooded with sick little kiddos! I so hope we can get through the Winter without a hospitalization (besides Gannon’s tonsils and adenoids removed in December). It’s rough out there and my hands are so dry from constantly washing them.
Tuesday I packaged orders all day, I made a reel about it on my Instagram you can find here: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CkuO56oLu63/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
I’ve got a part two here: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CkzZH9brdML/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
Craig is still in the field. I’ve been working about a shift per week in the ER. I’m the primary parent until Craig can finish up these last acres and come home to us. It’s hard with all the sickness but I’m very thankful for my mom who has been so helpful to us. Craig should finish up this week but that doesn’t mean we will see him anymore, there’s still a lot to do.
Wednesday was perfect for lots of snuggles. Gannon, Anders, and I all took a great big nap which was perfect to prep for night shift on Wednesday night. Many people ask why I’m back to work and picking up hours so soon but I truly love my job and truly need to get out of the house.
That’s all I’ve got for now! Thanks for reading!
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You are a rockstar – taking care of your family and everything you do! A thought on the dry hands, I switched to Myers pump soap a few years ago and one time I ran out and just used regular soap as a refill. My hubby, who notices nothing asked where the ‘good’ soap went that kept hands soft? Might help and can be found in local stores now. Good luck and hope you all have a healthy and safe weekend.
When your Mom was so sick this year with dry skin and everything else after chemo, I sent her a box of melaleuca produdcts that are THE best for treating dry and cracked skin. See if she still has some of the renew lotion. I use it daily and it isn’t greasy. And my hands are soft and line free even at age 74. I’ve often thought that your families could benefit from Melaleuca, the Wellness Company products. Safe and not harmful to the environment or your family.