My loving husband came down with a nasty cold just after we got back from our Florida trip and despite his maniacal OCD handwashing episodes (I'm not using hyperbole here) and making him sleep in the
What I hate most is not being able to take anything for it. I'm not a big pop-a-pill person, but it's nice to know that the Sudafed is there for you if you really can't handle it anymore, you know? But since it takes such a toll on breastfeeding, I'm out of luck. Actually, I haven't taken any medication at all other than Tylenol since August of 2010. Girl, you better pay me back for these sacrifices some day...no pressure or anything.
All I want to do is curl up in bed with a book or some TV reruns and tune out the world. Or go to bed at 9pm and sleep for 12 hours straight. (Are you laughing right now?) So I haven't exactly been earning my "mom of the year" badge this week. On the plus side, L has learned how fun it is to pull kleenexes out of the box --they just keep on reappearing, those sneaky bastards!
Thankfully, I've been able to rely on the magic powers of Dad-to-the-Rescue to make me feel a little less guilty about all the lack of parenting energy. Now I just need free maid service and a personal chef, and I'd be set!
Daddy and daughter, thick as thieves.
What's your favorite medication-free cold remedy? (And if it's a Neti pot -- seriously, how do you use those things? So freaked out by them!)