Saturday, February 24, 2007

A day worth forgetting

We ended up eating at a steak house for dad's birthday Thurday night. Brian was feeling better; Rosie still didn't eat anything. Anna Kate and Ethan stayed at Gran and Pa's for their weekly sleepover night and Rose, Brian, and I headed home. Then...

Brian got the stomach virus, and a couple of hours later, at 4AM, I got the call to come get the kids because Brian's mom had gotten sick earlier in the night, and now Anna Kate had thrown up all over their bed. Yippe skippy! I knew we were doomed. Rosie had woken up at 12:30AM before I'd had a chance to go to bed and she was still awake, so we headed to Walmart to buy large quantities of Gatorade, Gerber liquilytes (way better than Pedialyte), chicken broth and PeptoBismol. I could tell that I was getting sick too and was just glad to make it back to the van first (barely). I went to get Anna Kate and we decided that Ethan would stay with Gran so that Pa could go get her medicine. So we had a very long night and day.

I started feeling better yesterday late afternoon. Anna Kate is feeling better this morning, but not eating yet. She had a very high fever with her virus. Brian's a little better, and - you guessed it- Rose still isn't eating. Ethan, astonishingly, is still well. I really, really hope that he and Pa stay that way.

Well, I'm off to wash some more hot water laundry.

3 comments:

Leslie said...

Ugh, Alecia, I am so sorry! You forgot to add Lysol to your list ;)
...adding you to the prayer list...

Alicia said...

Being the germophobe that I am, I'm always stocked up on Lysol, Febreeze, and hand sanitizer. :^)

PSS said...

Wish you all the very best for your happy family....

Thanks

Ashwi
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