Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Bug on the loose? Mom will catch it!

The day that Zach came home from school and told me that his bestest bud who sits next to him in class was sick I knew what was going to happen. Zach would be next and then he would pass it on to the person closest to him. The person who's face he touches all of the time, the person who's water bottle he drinks out of whenever they aren't looking, the person who's bed he climbs in when he wakes up coughing, the person who's lap he climbs into when it gets to be too much. Guess who?

Yup, I am now sick also. Zach missed his school today, he has been trying to hard not to but today when he woke up he asked if he could stay home. Since it was the first time he has asked, ever, I said yes. So he and I have been having a sick day. Brandon and Chelsea have been out having a grand day and Zach and I have been loafing about in our pjs. Brandon even stepped in for me with SEP conferences. Minus the S. Now he and Chels are off to dinner with his parents, who are in town today.  He was good enough to bring home stuff for chicken noodle soup first. Zach and I have that cooking right now (our first go at substitute chicken, hope it works out) when it is ready we are going to eat soup in front of the TV and watch the final Lord of the Rings. When you are sick you get to do awesome stuff like eat dinner in front of the TV. See, there are perks to being the person your kids want when they are sick! 

Sunday, November 13, 2011


I haven't posted in awhile because we haven't done anything in awhile. I had one of my more massive migranes that took me out of the game for a few days. I missed out on Papas birthday dinner because of it. Thats not even true. Papa and Coco changed their plans to have dinner with us on Papas birthday. I spent the first bit of it in the bathroom being sick then took myself to the car while they finished dinner. I felt so awful about that. I still do. I hope he had a good birthday regardless of me. 

Now I am feeling better and Zach is down with a massive cold. I hate for my kidlets to get sick. He has handled it pretty well. I have kept his dosed up on meds for it. Yesterday I accidentally gave him nightime meds all day instead of day time. I don't know how it didn't knock him out cold. It did knock him down to 'regular' kid instead of super crazy hyper kid. But I don't think I will try it again. I am super hoping he feels better by morning. He HATES missing school but I might have to make him. 

So we have been having some downtime. We have watched a bunch of movies and hung out at home. We watched Thor the other day (to be ready for The Avengers!) Now we have started on The Lord of the Rings. I love this series. The kids and I watched the Fellowship while Brandon was out of town. Today we watched Two Towers. Brandon was a little lost, I don't know if he has ever seen any of them to be honest. But Two Towers is such a good movie that it really doesn't even matter if you saw the first one. We were all enthralled. Zach had just loved the series. Its really fun to watch with him. When Gandolf falls in the Fellowship, Zach is sitting with tears running down his face and Chelsea chimes in "Uh-oh spaghettio's!" Zach is really an all or nothing guy. He loves it or doesn't care. And he has loved LOTR. I've totally raised him right! When we are done with Rings we are moving on to Pirates, think he will recognize Legolas as Will Turner?