12.03.2008

Gas Mask

Not THAT kind of gas mask!!!!

Drew has had a really bad cough that has been keeping him (and us!) up at night...and yesterday he was wheezing really bad, bad enough that the mommy-paranoia kicked in (my friend's little guy has recently had pneumonia) and I called the doctor. We were lucky enough to get him in the same day. Good news: No pneumonia. No bronchitis. Just a cold with a nasty cough, for which they prescribed a breathing treatment.

At first he screamed and hated this thing, but eventually relaxed. Then when we did the 2nd treatment at home last night, he screamed and cried again, but as soon as he started to relax, he fell right asleep! YAY! Then when he had his 3rd treatment (we do it every 2 hrs) he was a pro and didn't even cry at all.

So, this morning, I took a few pictures of him - and I wish you could see him trying to lick the air -- it's pretty funny. Hopefully in a few days we'll be done with this! But he slept really well last night, and for that we are all grateful!





12 comments:

Zack Family said...

How cute does he look though! He is such a handsome little guy, but then again all your boys are very cute! Im glad he is doing better with that.

Evaly said...

Yucky! I'm terrified of those breathing treatments after Kylie ended up in the ER from using one. I hope we never have to use one again! We just found out that Kylie has an ear infection. I guess tis the season. Maybe we could hang out next week when we'll be (hopefully) germ-free?

Rebekah Towers said...

Ahh, what a cutie. That's so sad. Glad he's doing okay though. So how do you get your signature at the end of each post like that?

Rebekah Towers said...

Thanks so much. Like I said I have been really paranoid about it. Can't wait to see yours!

Jessie said...

That's such a bummer. I'm glad he's doing better with the breathing treatments. He is such a little cutie!

P.S. I'm so glad I got my gall bladder out and I'm feeling better every day. Thanks for your words of encouragement, they really helped!

Tiffany J said...

Oh poor thing! I know exactly how that feels!! I had to do that with my asthma ALLLLLLL growing up. Not fun and a little claustrophobic feeling but looks like he's doing well. We hope he gets better quick! He's so darling, even with his "gas mask". ha ha

Kristen Joy said...

we've got one of those...some hate 'em some love 'em.

Steve and Kirsten said...

Sorry to hear he is sick. All three of mine have been sick with that for the last three weeks...not fun. I can't believe how blonde your son is!

Our So Called Life said...

Hey Fav Cousin!
We all just had the worst cold ever...the girls gave it to me and I was out for a week! I'm sorry your going through it too. It's so hard when your kids are sick. But your the best mom!
I miss you :) Thanks for commenting on my blog...don't worry about the pics, I will love them whenever they arrive.
Hope you have the best Holiday Season ever!
Love ya,
Katie

Grady8080 said...

Garren had to do that. They got us one that was like a shark head or something. Garren liked it a lot too. I was suprised. Hope he is better.

Kristene said...

I'm so glad he's feeling better, Shari! It's amazing when that Mommy's-got-take-over-now feeling comes, isn't it. Thank heavens for the Holy Ghost in our lives. Love you all!

Lisa said...

Hey Shari Beth!

I need your home address! I hope all is well in CA. Your boys are too precious for words. I miss and love you dearly!

Lisa