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Every one of us is sick. Hubby has been sick since last week and he has been sleeping in another bedroom. I've tried making herb drink for him, asking him to gargle with salt, asking him to take his cough mixture or his medicine for his flu but he's still not well. I really don't expect him to be well as he is only taking most of the stuff I recommend half heartedly. He is always forgetting or have excuses like he's full etc. I'm not here to babysit a grown adult so if he's not going to follow simple instruction then he can suffer and stay sick. The only problem is now my little guy and I are sick too!!
I had onion rings and potato wedges for lunch yesterday (good going huh!) I should have been more careful but I didn't think about it and as soon as I finished them I felt like my throat was not feeling well. I quickly drank some pei pa koa drink and shared it with my baby too!!such a stupid move on me but I've been kissing him etc too.. Anyway last night I was so very miserable. I had the chills and I was so worn out but could not sleep. Finally I got up and took two ibuprofen and went over to hubs room to get some cough drops which helps a little. My baby cough several times last night too and was having sleepless nights. He would wake up and have a difficulty going back to sleep. Thankfully he wasn't crying or anything just slowly going back to sleep. I was sooo frustrated cause I was miserable and I knew I needed sleep but could not sleep at all all night. I was soooo miserable I wanted to cry!
Anyway I called my baby's doctor to see what medicine they recommended since I am still breastfeeding and to see what they thought about my little guy's condition. She wanted me to go to a doctor because she is scared I might have strep which I don't think so since I'm not that bad so I'm giving it another day before I go see a doctor. Towards afternoon my little man started coughing more and actually wake him up from his nap. He would actually cough until he cried! I am not sure if his throat hurt or he has phlegm or he's not sue to the coughing. He also had a slight fever of 101.5. I quickly called the doctor's office again (doctor's night mare to have patience like this huh) and see what they said. She said to monitor my little man and give him Tylenol to get the fever down. If he still has fever tomorrow morning they will need to see him. So far after the first dose the fever is pretty much gone but I did give him another dose before bed just in case. They also told use to spray some saline solution in him but he cried when he saw it so hubby said we would just wait and see if he really needs it.
I on the other had was feeling fine and was cooking some porridge and totally is judge how long it would take to cook them. Anyway it took longer than expected and my ibuprofen worn off so I didn't feel very good. I felt like I almost wanted to faint. I quickly go take two ibuprofen again because I know my fever is back. I was so miserable again because I was so hungry but didn't feel well. All I wanted to do was to lay down. Thankfully when the medicine kicked in I felt much better. I've been gargling my mouth with salt water and trying to suck on strepsil and some cough drops. I actually don't feel that bad during the day if I continue take my ibuprofen and the fever don't kick in.
I've always been very very careful about getting my little man sick. Apart from him getting fever from his jabs or teething he's never been sick! I've always tried to shield him and make sure I sanitize etc so he has a slight chance on getting sick. This time he is not spared. I just hope that he is not severe and he will get well quickly! As for me I need to get well soon so I can take care of my boys!
My poor boy coughing all night long and when ever he's taking a nap hence he is not getting much nap and has been cranky all day. He's also puked a few times which is good because it is how he expels his phlegm but the bad part is I've been having to wash the sheets every time he pukes cause is usually on me and all over the sheets.