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Monday, January 11, 2010

Baby memories

Have you ever heard of TextTrust? I hadn't until today. And, no, that has nothing to do with this post except that coming across that site led me to one of my old posts called "What a crazy morning!" Before I could even finish it I was tired. Having a baby is work... Here's a peek at the beginning of that post:
My morning began at 3 a.m. when the baby woke up crying. It was one of those cries that said, "Come get me." Then a misleading pause to make you think they went back to sleep before the "Come get me" gets louder. I stumbled into the children's room and scooped up the baby before she woke up the other children. She was very warm.

It took me a minute to get out of my fog, but I realized that her warmth was not a result of being snuggled comfortably under the blanket... it was coming from the inside of her body. My baby had a temperature.

I grabbed the diaper bag, her sippy cup from the fridge and took everything to my room turning on the light so I could get a good look at her. She was breathing very rapidly and she seemed drowsy. I immediately gave her a dose of Tylenol and encouraged her to drink. She drank thirstily...

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