Sickies January 29, 2013 at 3:13 pm
Sorry for the blog hiatus, I’ve been taking care of two sick little ones for last four days and inevitably caught it myself. I knew I was done for when my 2-year-old sneezed right in my face. Thursday morning I received a text from my mother-in-law that my baby was really congested and not breathing well. I had them bring him down(they live in the mountains, about an hour away) and took both of my kids immediately to the ER. a few hours and a couple hundred dollars later I was told they have a virus and not much can be done and to just keep an eye on the baby’s breathing.
My sister-in-law who committed to watching my boys for me when my husband went away refused to watch them because they were sick. This meant losing about $400 in pay because I’m out of sick leave. I will post more advice about people offering to “help” after something traumatic happens in your life. I’m trying to be a more positive person lately but there just seems to be so much negative right now. I need to take a step back and re-evaluate my attitude towards things, because honestly it has been pretty bad lately. I want to be a source of support for others in a similar situation, but that is impossible if I can’t stay strong and positive myself.