Wednesday, January 9, 2008

The Flu

Well no pics this time, but what we do have is the stomach flu. Kaleb started puking yesterday and seems to be OK this morning, other than a little constipation. Zach started puking this morning, and so far is keeping down a piece of toast. I had to trade with another mom for tomorrows Joy School, and Zach will be staying home. I also had to cancel my two hair appointments for today and one you could tell was not too happy about it, because her birthday is on Friday and I can't get her in before that. The other was quite understanding (she has kids, the other doesn't). Hopefully this bug will be out of our systems by the end of tomorrow. I have enrichment tomorrow night, and I would really like to go. Plus, my sister and her girls are coming over on Friday as well as a few other kids I take care of on Fridays. We will be short a few this week because I couldn't trade today, so that will help with stresses and such, although her kids are pretty laid back, so it wouldn't have mattered.

In other news, I got "the call" today, my test results came back high. They want me to come back in for the three hour test on Monday at 7:30 in the morning. For any of you that have never had to take this test, it's absolutely awful. You can't have anything but water to drink from midnight till the test, so you go in fasting. When you get there they take your blood then make you drink an orange flavored syrup, that is 100 grams of sugar or the equivalent in some other form, and then make you sit for an hour and take your blood again. Then you go back and sit for another hour, take your blood, and for one last agonizing hour you go back and sit until the hour is up and they take your blood and you can go get something to eat, with protein, and go home. I was able to get out of it last time with Kaleb, but no such luck this time. With Zach I was able to take my mother in law with me, but unfortunately she is sick and has her sister and brother-in-law with her everywhere she goes. So I don't think it would be to pleasent for anyone involved, if they were to come. I don't know who else I could bring, John is taking care of the boys until he can take them to the sitters, and then he has to go to work. I'll figure it out, wish me luck.


Koi said...

Sound rough, sorry. Hopefully things will get better. Too bad we live so far away I might be able to be of some assistance.

And I'm still ignoring your tag because I'm not ready to do it yet. So don't be mad at me.

Koi said...

We're all sick this week. It sucks! Hey, do you want me to do your blog back ground and header. I love making blogs cute and it takes like 5 seconds so email me if you want me to.

Raysha said...

Hey, it's Raysha from EA. I saw your link on Koe's page. So sorry your kids are sick. That sucks. It also sucks that you have to do the 3 hour glucose tolerance test. Yuck! I have been on the other side of that drawing the people's blood. I know it can't be fun.