Warning, whining up ahead.
This week has been such a doozy and it's not even over yet.
Micha is sick and miserable, and nobody is getting enough z's.
It started over the weekend with a cold and a very sad and quiet baby,
then he had a fever and on Tuesday we were up almost all night with wheezing,
coughing and scared little boy.
Turns out he has a mild case of croup.
That is some scary stuff if you don't know what your dealing with.
I'm usually the calm one when it comes to Micha's health, but that night I was really worried.
The wheezing and coughing was pretty scary and I really had to do my best at keeping calm.
We called the hospital and they were able to reassure us and gave us some tips how to handle croup. Apparently croup (the non-severe kind) is very common and looks scarier than it is.
The most important thing is to stay calm for the sake of your child, panic only worsens the problem.
Another helpful tip was to sit in the bathroom with the hot shower running to create a steamy environment which opens up the air ways.
Last night was a lot better, but still with quite a lot of waking up and midnight cuddles.
Hopefully the little guy will feel better soon, it's no fun at all to see him so miserable and not himself.
And I wouldn't mind to get some more sleep thank you very much.
In the meantime I'll be eating these:
|recipe found here|
Mmm... pumpkin-y, spicy, sugary goodness...
They are so good, they make this doozy of a week a little less doozy-ish.
How has your week been so far? Hopefully a bit better then ours!