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March 26, 2009


Update on the house of puke.

Ella had a bad night. Night 3? Worse than night 2 on Saga of Puke: The Puke Week.

She was up hourly through the night, barfdom supremeo and diarrhoea of epic proportions. Even when sleeping! And at some points she was so sleepy and ill-ridden that I was changing her nappy and she didn’t even wake up!


S-o-o-o-o-o-o-o… doctor this morning. She has a raging ear infection in one ear and gastroenteritis.


Also she was apparently so dehydrated that if she still is not keeping water down by Saturday morning she will probably have to be admitted to hospital. Also he was worried that the antibiotics could worsen the diarrhoea she already has in which case he would want to see her tomorrow morning.

Thankf-u-l-l-y… she seems to have turned the corner today and although she still has temp and obviously isn’t *better* better, she perked up when I brought two balloons back this afternoon and we had an hour of smiles and cheekiness even through the still obvious lethargy and general ropiness. Looks like the antibiotics were kicking in..

Fingers crossed that tomorrow she’ll be on the mend and by the weekend she’ll be back to normal.


*Also – it has to be said that Robo chipped in last night and decided to keep her wee to herself… so that was good too!

7 Comments leave one →
  1. Mancais permalink
    March 26, 2009 11:16 pm

    Oh good. I would have perked up if someone brought me ballloons. Helium?

  2. March 26, 2009 11:17 pm

    Hugs to all of you x

  3. March 26, 2009 11:18 pm

    But from a distance so I don’t catch anything

  4. March 26, 2009 11:26 pm

    @SCM – Yes 🙂 Helium… although they don’t know that… all they do is hit them and bang them on things and fight over them… but hey… is all good to see a smile on her face today 🙂 ahhh I’m such a good mummy *grin*

    @SM – you stay over there … can’t have you getting ill again – you’ll have no skive time left!

  5. March 27, 2009 12:04 am

    Poor thing. Hope the night brings you both lots of rest and a healthier tomorrow!

  6. March 27, 2009 12:28 am

    bleuck, hope it all gets better soon, nice to ‘see’ you this morning, had to rush off and get ready for school :o)

  7. March 27, 2009 4:01 pm

    At least you know what it is now so she can hopefully get better. Hope you’re bearing up ok.

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