Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Winter Blues

Winter is wearing on me a little bit. It hasn't snowed much--that fluffy, romantic type of snow that I love. It has been bitter cold, and the sky has been as gray as my header photo. BLAH.

James had a 24 hour tummy bug on Monday. That was not fun for the poor little guy.
Ella is teething, or something, PLEASE, let there be some reason for the constant crankiness.

James was fine yesterday, and then last night he got a fever. It seemed better this morning, until at lunch he announced he wasn't hungry, he was cold, and that he was going to go lay down on the couch. "What??" Yup. Temp was 101. (sigh). All I can do is medicate him and love him.

I am excited to be just loaded with new projects for Pioneer Network, the organization I am freelancing for. But fevers and crankpots don't bode well for conference calls, now do they.

Oh--or play dates. Sorry ladies, I'm canceling our play dates this week. I can't risk spreading whatever James has to you and your healthy families.

Now, on the other hand, Ella's not really sick, just earning her "Princess of Darkness" nickname. (I know, that is so terrible, and I am definitely headed to Mommy Hell for it). Any takers? Flannery, she could practically walk right over to your house!!!

Remember that nursery rhyme, "There was a little girl, she had a little curl . . .". But damn I love her!! Okay, I have to go, I gave her my cell phone to keep her quiet while I posted, and no doubt she has downloaded various things by now!

Oh, and I'll ask again. . . IS IT SPRING YET???!!!!!


Flannery Buchanan said...

poor babies!!! the stomach thing is totally going around which is why i am a recluse these days! feel better!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Oh, I remember those cranky days. Luckily, she will get through them...and so will you. :) There is no Mommy Hell for us good ones.
Hope James feels better and NO one else catches it!!!

Stephanie said...

I LOVE Princess of Darkness. And your new banner. Bleak but beautiful. Hang in there, mama. Make some cookies!! :)

TeresaR said...

Poor James!! Have just gone through some bouts of illnesses in our house, I can really feel for the poor dear. Sending lots of warm, get-well wishes his way!

"Princess of Darkness"...crack me up totally!! Maybe she's just rehearsing for the terrible twos? :}

Chris said...

Great pics, babe. Miss you guys this week!

Gini said...

Poor James!!! Hope he gets better quick!

BTW - I don't see the whole POD thingy....she is sweet as pie when I see her. :)

Isn't it amazing the change in her from this photo and the one on the previous post. She's getting so big so fast!

Allison said...

Flannery--I must not be on top of James' Motrin doses--his fever spiked AGAIN tonight.

Busy Bee--I sure hope there isn't a Mommy Hell! (please, crossing fingers . . .)

Stephanie--thanks on the banner love! And yes, I made a DOUBLE batch of the best cookies on the planet recipe yesterday!

Teresa--you are so sweet. I hugged him tons today. And don't EVEN get me thinking that Ella is just WARMING UP!!! Ahhh!!

Chris--miss you like crazy. Come home PRETTY PLEASE.

Gini--Hmmm .. . well then I'll be sure to drop 'Lil Miss Sunshine off for you--I'll be right over! (She was INCREDIBLY sweet tonight--she is always in a terrific mood after her bath.)