Sunday, June 28, 2009

I have been slacking...

Madison had a rough week! All week she just hasn't been acting like herself. She was crabby and a little fever-ish (if that's a word). We just blamed it on teething. I even put oral gel on her "teeth" coming in and gave her tylenol. Thursday night, Madison vomited out of no where. Friday night she was up every 10 minutes SCREAMING. It was horrible for all of us! First thing yesterday I brought her into her doctor. We got an unexpected diagnosis...Baby Measles!!! WHAT!? I was so suprised and confused...what is it?...how did she get it? He said it's pretty common and not the kind of measles that they get vaccinated for. It is passed through saliva and is only catchy for children 2 and under. He said now that the rash started on her it's almost over. He didn't prescribe anything and just said to put calamine lotion on the rash and give her tylenol. So after an oatmeal bath, a dose of Tylenol, a dose of Benadryl and tons of calamine lotion, she is happy as can be!

Click on the pic for larger image...you can kinda see her rash on her forehead.

Her hair is all spiked up from the lotion!







UPDATE 11:00 am:
The rash is over her entire body now...Poor baby!
Click on the pics to see the rash.

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Madison loves her boyfriend in her playgroup...



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Last week we had a nice visit with Chris's grandparents. Grandpa Joe just got back from a hospital/nursing home visit. He was very happy to be home and visiting with his great-grandbaby. Madison entertained everyone by rolling all over their living room floor and talking to herself!

Great Grandma Marilyn says I'm precious!


Madison was rubbing Great Grandpa Joe's chin and he was falling asleep!

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YOUR SO VAIN!

Madison gives herself kisses in the mirror, it's so cute!

Look at how happy she is to see herself!

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Mmmmmm........kinda reminds me of another little girl I once knew that LOVED to look at herself while singing & dancing! THis little girl looked VERY much like Madison except she had tons of very blonde hair!!
Guess who...............
Love you
Mom
Gramma TJC

Trista said...

Ahh - she is so incredibly adorable! So sorry to hear about her rash - that is so crazy! Who would've thought??

BTW - I LOVE her little earrings...such a doll!

Amanda

Ava's Mommy said...

What a cutie! Hope that rash is better! :)

Ashley said...

I found your blog through The Pifers. I just want you to know I am praying for your family--your blog is so adorable!!!

Prayers,
Ashley

Abigail said...

I'm glad to hear she's almost over the baby measles. I didn't even know those existed and assumed all measles were the ones they vaccinated for! I love the new look of the blog too. Very colorful I'm a huge fan. :-)

Have you hear how Nicole's little one is doing? Where did they end up moving too?

Dustin & Emily said...

Hi Shannon, found your blog through other ♥ baby blogs...my son is 15 months old and he had his TOF repair on Nov. 11 2008 too! (he was 8 months old to the day) Sounds like your baby girl is doing great...♥ babies are so tough! It's neat to know another baby was saved on this special day like our Dylan!

Emily
www.dustinemilynichols.blogspot.com