Sunday, October 26, 2008

Update, finally

While I have the energy and time to do so over the long weekend..

Anyway, if you read G's blog, you will know the reason why I am so tired / lack of time - it's cos the Cow, is on the way. 9 weeks now, 31 weeks to go till 1st June 2009.

Cow is a much more troublesome thing than Mouse; making me perpetually tired, perpetually hungry and often dizzy. Maybe because it's cos a Cow is a larger creature than a Mouse? Of course, having Miss Active Mouse around to tire me out does not help. =(

As as aside, I've found a darned amusing webbie, which measures the development of a baby in terms of fruits and veggies. Like so:
What an unattractive week to start off with... green olive! Urgh!
Had I started with Week 8 it would have been a raspberry, and Week 7 a blueberry. Ah well.

On another note, I have a new tablet PC. Yumms. Fujitsu T series lifebook.. but I haven't transferred my stuff over yet because i have Too Darn Many Things To Do! Grr! I shall hurry up and do my stuff (hello, stop blogging, me) and then I can PLAY with my new tablet. Hooray!

Monday, October 13, 2008

Mouse News Edition 5: 13102008

It all began with a cough on Tuesday night..

By Friday Sophie had progressed to a full blown chesty, phlegmy cough; sneezing with abundant mucus running out of her nose, loss of appetite and throwing up all the solid food we fed her. Her throwing up is no joke! It means cleaning her, changing her, cleaning the chair/table/floor and whatever is in her vicinity, and finally cleaning and changing whoever was nearest her when she puked. And being unable to sleep at night because of the mucus clogging her nostrils (which she doesn't know how to expel!) or violent coughing, so she kept on waking up (read: we have to keep waking up too).

Doc said that Miss Mouse would take some time to recover as her immune system is very low. Seems like the worst is over as her coughing frequency has decreased already. But it will take awhile for her to fully recover, and gain back her appetite, and re-train her to take solids (we have switched her to full liquid diet since she had been puking!)

Poor Mouse! And poor us!

Monday, October 06, 2008 revisited

Haven't been to for the longest. It hasn't lost its ability to crack me up..

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Mouse News Edition 4: 01102008

Happy Children's Day - and what an appropriate day to update about Miss Mouse.

She is standing much more stably now. Not wobbly at all when holding on to a handhold and she once managed to keep her balance for a few seconds without any handhold too!

Her top 2 teeth are coming up and boy is she cranky. These few days when she feels the pain she literally screams and yells at the top of her voice. And teething gel only soothes her for less than 5 mins before she begins yelling again. Food/milk doesn't seem to go down well either as it irritates the gums, so she's been eating a little less than she used to.

For the same reason, she has not drunk much water for the past few days (she only chews the teat rather than drink the water) and resulted in her having pretty bad constipation. We had to bring the poor girl to Mt Alvernia's A&E on Tuesday night after she was unable to get the poo out. Could see it going in and out of her backside but it was just too hard and too huge for her to get out on her own strength. So Mt A it was, she got some numbing cream, a glycerin suppository and a liquid enema which finally managed (after some 3 hours or so?) to induce her to poo. The doc had to manually break up the huge piece too to let her have an easier time.

That piece of shit, cost her daddy $105. Her most expensive shit ever.