Thursday, December 18, 2008

Something Just Flu In...

Disadvantage of living in a small house: extremely close contact with each other.
Advantage of living in a small house: extremely close contact with each other.

This week we were all hit with the stomach flu.  Jaden first, then M, then me, then Micah.  Jaden is actually on round 3 now, poor baby.  I haven't gotten sick in probably a year but this one hit me pretty badly. Thankfully it seems to only be a 24 hour flu.   Since we live in such a small house, there is really no way of avoiding us all getting something once one has contracted it.  The boys share a room; we are only just feet away.  But because of this, we can respond immediately when we hear the first heave, rather than have to run in one minute later and clean it all up then :)  See how I'm looking on the bright side today?!

My entire family was supposed to come over tomorrow for Christmas dinner, but I asked if we could post-pone it one day.  Thankfully everyone could.  Tomorrow, though, I'm still headed out to the O.C. for my best friend's son's adoption ceremony.  I'll be gone about 2 hours, leaving the boys with Martin, and hopefully we'll all be better by then.  

Right now I'm thankful for:
-warm, cozy beds
-not being on vacation and sick simultaneously (the worst!)
-that Micah actually got better enough to go to his school's Happy Birthday Jesus party for 1 hour.
-that he is now exhausted and asleep from said event
-that Jaden is also asleep miraculously without his blankie which is in the washer
-a few moment's peace and rest :)

Have a happy weekend!!


  1. I'm so sorry Jaimie! that's no fun - but I'm glad you are able to look on the bright side a little bit. Merry Christmas! I hope that you have a great time celebrating with your family :)

  2. Oh wow! I feel like I am just waiting for that flu to come our way. It seems to be in the southbay, Ojai and even Colorado. Glad everyone is slowly recovering. Hang in there.