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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Ear Infection

Nathaniel was diagnosed with his first ear infection last Wednesday. I know we are very lucky that at 13 months old, we are just now experiencing this too common childhood sickness. I am even more thankful because he is not handling the antibiotics' "side effect" too well.

Isn't he still adorable? Snot and all?

See his prissy, side-seat? It's because his bottom is so painful and raw. For the past few days, Nathaniel is diaper-less for most of the day. We're going through pants and shorts like crazy but I guess we're saving on diapers.


These were also taken before Nathaniel developed a fever because now he doesn't have an appetite. Despite the alternating acetaminophen and ibuprofen regimen, his temperature is still lingering in the high 99s to low 100s.


And even though I know he feels miserable, he is still such a loving baby. Yes, he has his moments of fussiness but most of the time, he just wants to play.


 
Oh, we're done with pictures?


Just one more then.


  


5 comments:

  1. Oh Diana, don't worry! As long as Nathaniel is still alert and his usual self, then it's still OK. Do keep in mind that fever is a good thing! It's a sign that his body is working to fight off infections!

    Take care and you too rest well!

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  2. he's adorable!

    I hope he gets better really soon!

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  3. So sorry about your sweet boy's ear infection! I hope he feels better soon.

    Love these shots!

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  4. Poor kiddo. He sounds so kawawa. Hope he feels better soon. Great photos by the way.

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  5. Awww...I hope he feels better soon! Great pictures of him though. Thank you so much for your kind comments on my blog!

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Have a blessed day!

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