Category Archives: Sniffles & Seizures

Confusion and Delay

It has been a long time since Cody and Carter liked Thomas the Train but the expression “confusion and delay” has continued on as part of our household vernacular.  On the Island of Sodor, whenever there was a mix up … Continue reading

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My Sick Day Rule(s)

The scans came back normal.  So did the X-rays.  After talk of keeping him overnight, he was released and Husband came home with Cody a bit before 11 last night.  This means Cody’s shunt is fine and we are not … Continue reading

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What is Important

Today Husband and I both took the day off work to attend a Celebration of Life for my Husband’s uncle, Reynold.  He passed away last Monday and is greatly missed by many people.  There was a small family-only celebration/service over … Continue reading

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Pie Day Bust

A lime green Otter Pop, a cup of Earl Gray tea, and a fever of 101+ – not how I envisioned Pie Day. This morning Cody and Carter got up before us like any other typical weekend day.  With a … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Seizures, Student Teaching, and Searching

Tomorrow I start my last week of full time student teaching.  I can’t believe how quickly it has gone by.  I am trying not to panic as I job search, fill out very time consuming on-line applications to districts without … Continue reading

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Is it Past Your Bedtime Yet…How ‘Bout Now?

We spend the better part of yesterday evening in the Emergency Room at Children’s Hospital. Cody had been complaining of a headache that would disappear when he laid down but would come back in full force when he would stand … Continue reading

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Yo Ho (cough, hack, wheeze) Ho!

What is your “go to” activity when you are running a fever and have an awful cough? My activity, if you can call it an activity, is to lay in bed and alternate between reading a book and napping.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Watch Out Makers of Motrin, there is a New Player in Town

Mid winter break started out with Carter’s hacking cough turning into a low grade fever.  It only stuck around for a day but that day was long enough for him to pass it on to Cody. As some of you … Continue reading

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Weathering the Storm

At 11:16 this morning there was a storm in our living room.  Unlike a typical electrical storm where lightening is first seen and then the thunder rattles around, the type of storm that occurred in our living room had thunder … Continue reading

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One Thing Leads to Another

The neurodevelopment appointment led to an orthopedic appointment.  This is happening today.  There will be talk of surgery involving Cody’s Achilles tendon.  Hopefully a very-in-the-future surgery. The neurology appointment led to scary conversations about epilepsy (we found out they stop … Continue reading

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