Monday, February 21, 2011

Pneumonia

Pneumonia – something that should be illegal in children, especially kids who get asthma as a symptom with respiratory illnesses. Brian has been ill since last Tuesday, and although he’s gone through a course of antibiotics, has been fever free for 48 hours, and seems to be feeling better, in general, the poor kid is still having a hard time fighting this nasty junk. With a long weekend, he’s only missed 3 days of school, but this is day 6 of being ill… he’s definitely not his perky and energetic self. We’re keeping him in, medicated, and rested. Definitely a good day to stay in as it’s been wet, cold, and windy. I just want my guy to get better soon.

11 comments:

Nomads By Nature said...

How distressing for you all. I hope he is feeling much better soon and that you all are keeping rested and well. Being in a foreign country has its down points, but being sick (or having a sick child) in one really stinks. I am hoping that you are happy with the medical care available and that all facilities and medications needed are readily and easily gotten.

Donna said...

No fun! Let me know if you need any help.

bettyl said...

It's so hard when kids are sick. You want to make it go away, but you can't.

I pray he gets better soon!

Shannon said...

POor guy, I hope he is better soon/

Connie said...

He slept in until 11am... so NOT like a kid! At least he's in a good mood, good appetite, etc. He is improving, but once this gets a hold of you, it doesn't let go easily.

Nomads - our health care here is pretty good.. what a relief :) We've got a good pharmacist too.

Donna - Thanks! May call you later and ask Shay what the homework is.

Betty - I do wish I could make it go away! Thank you :)

Becky said...

Poor guy! I really hope he is fully well soon.

Jen said...

Hope he's back to his old self soon...no fun being that sick!

Daniela Swider said...

Oh, hopefully, sleeping late helped him feel better. There's no substitute for rest when you are not feeling well. That and mom's love and care, which I know you are providing abundantly. Hope he's back to normal real soon!

Connie said...

Thanks all! He went back to school today and stayed all day. I had asked him to take it easy, but he admitted to playing soccer at lunch anyway. At least he felt well enough to do so! He even made it through piano lessons and homework. I think he's glad to be moving again. Hopefully he'll sleep well tonight and be rested enough to get up tomorrow before the bus comes!

Jill said...

Still can't believe how sick he was for so long ... So happy he's feeling better. I can't even imagine how awful it must have been to see him so sick!

Connie said...

Thank you Jill, it's scary when kids get sick. There was/is something going around. He was out playing soccer for hours last night though so he's doing better :)