Thursday, December 4, 2008

Stuck in the Daily Poo

WARNING: lots of complaining ahead.....I feel sluggish and tired and stuck in the daily rut. I don't know what it is or how to get out of it. Yesterday was a full day of work & Josh. Most of work I got done the night before, but there was an extra thing they asked me to do...I did...then they didn't want it done...already submitted to the's kind of hard to undo after that even though I tried. I feel bad, although I shouldn't...they really should make up their minds...anyway that was hard to balance because it was after nap time...thank you Wall-E(Josh really liked the 1st 40 min of that show) and Ginger for help. Now lets talk about before nap time...for the past couple of days Josh will only drink milk & eat fruit = yucky slimey poo = messy all over pants...I ended up changing him in the bath tub after trying to take off his pants & getting it all over his legs & feet. After a good rinse under the facet, I scrubbed him down well. Now lets warp to later...Jason is home...dinner time. Josh will not taste anything. He needs to eat something. I don't want to go through another poo mess. We end up force feeding him some mashed potatoes. I just wanted him to taste some. He could reject later after he tried it. Well he showed us. He wouldn't swallow & then he started gagging on it until he vomited the contents of his stomach all over himself. Wonderful day. So here I at the moment is not fulfilling/fun...not to mention I starting to worry about W2/end of the year returns that I have to do. I'm such a worry wart. At home Josh likes to see how far he can go with my patients. Plus the doctor has me half way worried that he is not talking yet...Although I'm not so sure I like my new doctor. And finally Jason is never, thesis, gym, & seminary seems to be his life at the moment. So the next question how do I get out of this rut...Christmas music, a good house cleaning, or a day off...I don't know maybe I will try all 3.


Heather said...

Jennifer---we will do fun stuff when I come home. That will fix the rut! Girly movie, pizza followed by chocolate chip cookies, and girl talk which will most likely interupt the movie! And somehow Josh will be so interested in the girl talk that he will just start using his words so he can join in on the conversation. Love ya

Kate said...


Lillie isn't talking too much either if it makes you feel any better!!!!!! the doc here is starting to get concerned too.

I hope things work out soon!!!!!!

Erin said...

Jen -
Let me know if you need anything. I know that I work during the day. I am usually available on the weekends or night time.

disillusioned said...


I don't know if this would help with your rut, but if you're really concerned about Josh, you can always take him to here:

Johnson County Infant-Toddler Services
6400 Glenwood Ste 205
Overland Park KS 66202
Bev Byrd, Karen Rossetti
(913) 432-2900 Fax: (913) 432-2901

They'd have people who can really tell you if there is anything to be concerned about (at least I'd hope they would!) Sometimes ped's just don't know everything....or anything...and aren't very sensitive---but hopefully the people there would be able to actually help/answer questions/etc. Looks like you can e-mail first too, and ask them about your concerns.

Anyway...hope that helps!

Mary P.

Jessica G. said...

I'm with Heather...sounds like you need a Girls' Night, with a ridiculous movie and nothing healthy to eat. Wish I could be there!