My wee munchkin woke me up at midnight, 2 AM, 4 AM and 5:30 AM. It seems she’s got some kind of cold.

I wonder if she picked it up from someone while she was at Grandma’s last weekend, since she was fine until yesterday afternoon, which is plenty of time for some germs to incubate and start with the sneezing/snots that we are experiencing today.

Last night, she woke up the first time with a fever, so I dosed her with some Tylenol and took her out of the sleep sack. The next few times she awoke was due to snot issues.

This morning, she woke up with a low fever and snots, and that’s what I’ve been dealing with all damn day. She ate breakfast but rejected her morning bottle, which is bad because I need to make sure she doesn’t get dehydrated.

Naptime was actually pretty decent, but she woke up with snot-encrusted hair, which is not a good look for anyone. She was still pretty feverish, and I could tell she wasn’t feeling good by the way she consented to sit on my lap for over an hour. Normally, she sits with me for about thirty seconds then sees something she can eat and punches her way out of my embrace.

That was when I decided to dose her up with Tylenol again. Normally I hesitate to give her drugs, but I’m glad I did because she seems to be feeling a bit better. She’s “napping” right now, which means she’s upstairs in her crib making a whole bunch of damn noise.

I’m sure she’ll be fine – there’s nothing really wrong with her that sleep and sleep and sleep and a couple of days won’t fix. If it weren’t for the amazing snot rockets she’s shooting, I’d chalk it up to more new teeth but I don’t think that’s what’s going on here.

I am tired. There are six million things I need to do before we leave tomorrow, but I think I’m going to just sit on the couch for an hour (I hope) and stare into space.

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  1. leabee

    awww, i hope jillian feels better soon.