We had an epic dance party, complete with confetti and party hats. After our 'special' dinner we put on all of our favourite, danceable songs. Starting with Shut Up and Dance with Me. The kids were asleep by 8.30. They had a blast but have still been exhausted, both getting over 'Round 2: Coughs for… Continue reading Happy New Year 2016!
It has been a rough holiday season. But it has also been one filled with happiness and love too. When we were in the hospital last week we didn't know for sure when Seb would be coming home. I believed most certainly it would be in time for Christmas and even Christmas Eve. I wasn't… Continue reading Thank You
Last night Seb came home. Here he is getting ready to leave the hospital, first time out of his hospital room in two days! Here Tallula and I are receiving the news. She spent most of the day sleeping and hopefully is on her own road to recovery. We may have to… Continue reading Home.
Well, I guess the ER nurse was right. It's going to be the 23rd or the 24th before Seb comes home. But talking to him this morning on FaceTime I was greeted by a lot of smiles and vocalizations (talking). He's doing much better and looking forward to reading his Dragon Masters chapter book… Continue reading Day 3 in Hospital
It's just after 7am. There's a vomit stain on my left shoulder. It's brown. 'Coffee ground vomit' they'd said. Dried blood. A shadow of yesterday every time I look up. Extreme Gastroparesis. Did they use that word, extreme? Shifts of sleep intervals between Sebastian and I. 15, 20, 30, 45 minutes tops. Total? Maybe 3… Continue reading Reporting from the Front Lines.
A little over 3 weeks ago Sebastian came down with a cough. Tallula had just gotten over her own cough after three weeks. Then came the chest congestion for Sebastian and because of his low tone, he cannot cough out phlegm like Tallula can. So it sort of rattles there and sounds absolutely awful… Continue reading Tis the Season