Things I Know About Stuff

After a self-imposed meme sabbatical I’m back this week linking up with Shae from Yay For Home for the things I know.

* I know my baby has been really sick with a chest infection and is still not well. She has lacked an appetite and has lost some weight – my beautiful pudgy bubby has fewer rolls now….

* I know I hate watching a really sick child with THOSE eyes which beg you to make them feel better. I hate feeling helpless and not having the power to make my mummy cuddles take the pain away.

* I’m relieved that she finally seems to be on the mend – she even tried to steal food off her brother and sister’s plates last night, a sure sign that Delilah is feeling better!

* I know she has passed on her sickness to the rest of the family. My husband has been off work for the past two days and I have woken up today sounding like a man!

* I know it puts me out when my husband is home on my one day off for the week. I know I should enjoy having some extra time with him but, c’mon, it is my only day that I can guarantee some blog posts and if he’s home I’m going to have to spend time with him instead!

* I’m currently writing this while I wait in the pediatric outpatients clinic at Maitland Hospital while I wait to see an Autism Advisor about accessing funding for Matilda.

* I know we are doing the best we can for her but the diagnosis and what it means for her still hurts me deeply.

* I know my son amazed me last week by totally getting into ice skating – he loved it so much he didn’t want to leave and I could only get him to come home after promising we would all come ice skating in the holidays.

* I know that we will be busy these upcoming holidays with all the activities the kids have requested!

That’s what I know about all sorts of stuff this week. Go on over to Yay For Home and see what everyone else knows this week!

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6 Responses

  1. Hugs to you, Kirsty. So glad to hear she’s on the mend though. xx
    Kellie @ Three Li’l Princesses recently posted..Grateful for funny finds

    • Kirsty says:

      Thank Kel. She’s much better now but I have never seen her so sick before – just hate being so helpless when they’re not well!

  2. Kate Sins says:

    Sick children are so heartbreaking. So glad to hear that all getting better. Had to laugh about your husband being home.. That’s exactly how I feel! I can’t get any of ‘my’ stuff done when he’s around!!

    happy weekend!
    Kate Sins recently posted..My best parenting advice came from my husband

    • Kirsty says:

      Thanks Kate – I’m very happy to see her smiling again! I’m glad I’m not the only one who loves their husband but also loves their alone time too – I ended up going out and doing the grocery shopping while he looked after Delilah for me – how very unromantic of us!!! Hope you have a great weekend too!

  3. Shae says:

    sick kids are no fun for anyone xoxo
    Shae recently posted..Things I Know

    • Kirsty says:

      Sick kids are never much fun Shae, particularly when they refuse to share their toys but they’re more than happy to share their sickness around…!

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