I'm blogging from my blackberry today. I have a house full of sickies! It started out with Sami, then spread to Nadia, then me. And Samirah has a VERY slight case (Thank God- because had she gotten a fever like the others she'd be in the hospital for 3 days her dr informed me. Being that she is only 2 weeks old) .. Ugh.
Seeing my kids sick is torture. I always get in a very bad mood when they are sick. I become very irritated and short with almost everyone around me and just go into protective mama bear mode. I did such a great job preventing sickness during my pregnancy- then this slips right by.. I'm thankful for breastfeeding- I attribute that to why Samirah's symptoms are barely noticeable and even Sami's fever never got as high as my poor sweet Nadia. I have felt worse for her. Since she is no longer a nursling my milk cannot offer her any protection as it does my other two.. But thank God Sami and Nadia's fevers seem to have broken this morning!
Samirah is in bed next to me and just woke up to nurse! I feel bad hearing her sniffle trying to breathe. My poor littlest.. I never dealt with any type os sickness in the other two until they were over a year.. I attributed that to breastfeeding keeping them healthy- but the more kids you add to your home the more germs.. I hate germs. I have a bad germ phobia and I clean and disinfect constantly to avoid this type of situation.. But I guess you can't dodge them all.. Even though its especially frustrating to me because I try so hard.. *sighs* I can't wait for the sickness to be completely over. So far Husam hasn't caught it. I really hope he doesn't although the kids have been coughing in his face all weekend. And he sleeps with me Samirah and Nadia who all aren't feeling well... So I don't know.
Sami sleeps in his own room. He's never been as big a fan of cosleeping as my girls are.. But that's okay. As long as he's happy! LoL.
Well that's all I'm dealing with here! Hopefully my next post is happier and healthier!
Miami Beach Part I
1 day ago