Joe, Aaron and myself spent last most of last week at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Hospital at Egleston. Our little one was unlucky enough to have both brochilitis and RSV which is a nasty bug. If you are an adult it is usually just a cold; but in three month olds it is a different story. He spent Wednesday through Saturday having his lungs suctioned free of mucus and receiving oxygen and IV fluids.
Welcome to parenthood indeed! The feeling of utter hopelessness was quite a bit to bear and I must admit I lost it a little. Joe, who was my rock as always, felt the pain also. We were so relieved when we were told on Saturday that he was good to go home and we would not have to spend another night there.
Aaron will spend this week at home with daddy so that he is fully well to return to daycare. Mom has offered to take time off and keep him for a week as well so maybe he will get loads of grandma time next week. We shall see what he, as well as Joe and I, feel comfortable doing.
Tired, grateful and blessed.