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Weekend Wrap Up

It’s Monday, and life is good.

Poor Pookah suffered horribly all last week with allergies.  The pollen count was CRAZY! My poor child couldn’t go outside for 5 minutes without an attack of hives, stuffy nose, and itchy eyes. When he woke up Thursday morning with more hives, wheezing and swollen purple bags under his eyes, I kept him home from school.

He was better on Friday, but still red and itchy.  I decontaminated the house: changed the filters, vacuumed, washed all toys that had been outside down, washed all sheets and clothes.  And changed his allergy meds.

It worked.

That and the pollen count went down.

I went to work Saturday night, but got to go home early. Thank God. My patient was not a nice person.

We spent yesterday outside pretty much( it was a BEAUTIFUL day).  And he didn’t suffer that much.  He even got to fly a kite for the first time.

kiteflying

Oh yeah, and C-Dub got a new car.

I’m jealous.

It took forever and by the end of the evening, Pookah had lost his shit and there were temper tantrums EVERYWHERE.

Sigh.

Pookah doesn’t throw them often, but when he does…….

Anyway, it was a good weekend.

Life is good.

and  then, she {snapped}

 

 

  • Reply
    kita
    March 26, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    I have never flown a kite I am so jealous of Pookah lol but glad he got to go outside

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      rosesdaughter
      March 27, 2012 at 3:03 am

      Oh he loved it! You need to do it!

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    Elena
    March 26, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Lovely picture! I’m glad he was finally able to go outside and enjoy the weather. Nothing better than flying a kite.

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      rosesdaughter
      March 27, 2012 at 3:03 am

      its so much fun!

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    Cam | Bibs & Baubles
    March 26, 2012 at 4:12 pm

    Great shot!!!!
    If this funky weather keeps up here… I’m moving to GA! LOL. We had more storms. Ugh! Where is spring???? Oh, yeah, it’s in GA!!
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      rosesdaughter
      March 27, 2012 at 3:04 am

      Thanks! And you should move here, but for the fall. No one can really breathe right due to all this pollen, and summer here is too damn hot!

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    Mimi
    March 26, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    New cars rock! It is so weird I was fine last week with the pollen but this week I’m miserable. Hopefully in the next few days everything will die down.

    I am going to get my son a kite. I used to love flying them as a child I think he would enjoy it.
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      rosesdaughter
      March 27, 2012 at 3:09 am

      Now I have new car envy. His is soooo pretty. So new……

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    rosesdaughter
    March 27, 2012 at 3:05 am

    Its so much fun to fly a kite! I can never get mine up high though. Pookah and his daddy did a great job though.

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    KalleyC
    March 27, 2012 at 11:04 am

    I’m so looking forward for the weather to get better so that Zee can fly a kite as well. I don’t know what it was, but this weekend, her allergies was acting up as well. Glad he was feeling better though.
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    adrienne
    March 27, 2012 at 10:24 pm

    YAY for new cars!!!! LOVE the picture!!
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    BossyGirl
    March 29, 2012 at 7:52 pm

    Girl..My kid’s allergies are OUT OF CONTROL!!! Yes, it’s that serious that I have to shout.. On top of that my preteen got strep throat..now I think I have it. What medicine did you change Pookah to? BTW congrats on the new car.. I know the feeling..
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      rosesdaughter
      March 30, 2012 at 3:47 am

      I changed Pookah from Zyrtec to Allegra. It’s working soooo much better. He’s still stuffy, and his eyes are puffy again( the pollen count is rising again). But he is better.

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