Thursday, February 14, 2008

Sick again

Last night we spent about 3 hours in the ER with Miss Avery. She went to bed just fine, but woke up right before midnight crying, wheezing, barking and running a low-grade temp. Yup, its croup. They gave her a breathing treatment and a big dose of steroids in the ER and then sent us on our way. Mind you, that took about 2 1/2 hours, but it made a big difference. Today her temp is gone, but she's not quite back to her old self.

Shelby has been looking not quite right lately. Kind-of pale, pasty-looking. Yesterday I called her GI doctor and he ordered labs. They look pretty good except her platelets, hemoglobin and hematocrit have dropped a bit. She woke up today with a low-grade temp so I took her in for him to have a look at her. We're just going to watch her for now and repeat labs in a week.

Otherwise, we've been getting along great here. Avery finally figured out in the past few days how to crawl forward and is everywhere! Last weekend we all traded bedrooms so that Avery could move out of our room. That went well, but was exhausting for Scott and me! We still have to finish painting Avery's new room (Shelby's old room) so she's sleeping in the portacrib in our new room (Riley's old room).

Here are some cute pictures of our girls taken recently.
Enjoy and Happy Valentine's Day!
Riley in Audrey Hepburn shirt looking way too grown up!

Avery stuck under the dresser

One day Avery decided to nap a bit earlier than usual.

Riley and Shelby at High School Musical on Ice
On the way to High School Musical on Ice