Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Run/ Walk/ Bike/ Elliptical (Today: 3.00 miles; Running Total: 97.52 miles)
Day 165 of *Another* 100 Days of Good Karma.
Hannah spent the day on the couch, not feeling well. She complained of a headache. I noticed she had a stuffy nose, too, and wasn’t very interested in eating. And she was weepy, too.
Another sure sign she wasn’t feeling well.
Connor spent the day in a room far away from Hannah in case she had strep throat. He wasn’t feeling great either. He had a nasty cough of the phlegmy variety.
I spent the day avoiding both of them as much as possible, and scrubbing my hands when I couldn’t avoid them.
We went to the doctor in the afternoon. It took almost an hour and a half to go the 12 miles to the doctor’s office. Thank you holiday mall traffic.
Taking sick kids to the doctor is like taking a broken car to a mechanic.
The rattling noise your dashboard makes, the one that’s been driving you crazy for weeks, will stop the second you pull into the shop.
And two children who laid around all day feeling crappy will lose all symptoms of illness the second you step into a doctor’s office.
The doctor tested both of them for strep before peering down their throats and into their ears.
When the doctor asked, “Hannah, do you still have a headache?” the answer was, of course, no.
When the doctor asked Connor to cough he said, “I don’t have to cough right now.”
Luckily the doctor believed me anyway.
Today’s silver lining: Sinus infections and a round of antibiotics for both, but no strep throat.
Yaaay cold and flu season.
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