Tuesday, January 8, 2008

My Baby Is Sick!

Yes, my baby is sick. Not Rachel and not Rebekah, but Jon Paul. Sunday he had a bad headache. It went away, but the fever set in. And it is still here. He hasn't slept well for the past two nights, me either. He didn't work yesterday or today. He is either extremely cold or extremely hot and his fever hasn't dropped below 100.4 since Sunday. We decided to go ahead and see the doctor today. We knew there was probably nothing to be done (we were right!), but we went just in case there might be something more serious going on. He was tested for strep and flu, both of which came back negative. The treatment? Alternate Tylenol and Ibuprofen and try to get the fever broken and gone! He was instructed to stay home from work for the next two days or until he hasn't had any fever for 24 hours. Hopefully it will break soon.

Rachel was sad tonight. She prayed last night for her Daddy to get better. After we prayed tonight, she got tears in her eyes and said, "I prayed last night and it didn't work." I explained to her that sometimes we have to keep praying, but that Daddy will get better soon. She started to cry and said, "I want Daddy to be better right now!" So sad and so hard for a five year old to understand. Rebekah couldn't understand why Daddy couldn't play with her. But she was content to sit in the chair and read books with him.

You prayers are appreciated! Until next time...

1 comment:

Karen (Pediascribe) said...

Hope your baby is feeling better soon!