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My kid doesn’t care that he’s sick.

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in asthma in babies, childhood asthma, motherhood is stressful, sick baby | 6 comments

It’s been a heck of a week. First there was the original asthma diagnosis, followed by a Flooded Mother’s Day. And then the asthma meds weren’t working, so Ryan had to go for a chest x-ray, which led to a second asthma diagnosis and stronger meds. Each day, my kid gets four breathing treatments with two different medications, four sets of eye drops,...

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At least his eczema is better?

Posted by on May 6, 2011 in asthma in babies, childhood asthma, lingering ear infection, my kid got pink eye from daycare, teaching your child to use a breathing machine | 6 comments

Yesterday, Ryan went to the doctor. The doctor’s office is sort of like our own little vacation home, only without the sand and the waves and the fun. But we DO take off work frequently to spend a significant amount of time there. We’re pretty sure now that he has asthma. So yesterday I learned how to give breathing treatments to my...

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