Wednesday, October 28, 2009

What's New...

Jay has been feeling great lately. I'm still not completely over his latest "incident" but he seems to be back to normal already (even with all the benadryl and steroids). I don't know if it's the whole "near death" thing or not but he's just extra cute this week.

It could be his new over-sized construction boots paired with his skin tight PJs. Or how he plays with his Daddy... ...a.k.a. the pajama monster!Then there is the adorable way he says "ba" (bye) and waves his little hand. He does that every time I put him down for a nap, followed by putting his hand to his mouth and saying "ma" as he blows me a kiss.

Oh and I can't forget his newly acquired flying skills.
He's just so cute.

I'm doing okay too. I float between being grateful he's alive and being scared out of my mind that his allergy is still so severe. I'm trying not to dwell on all the implications of him not growing out of this anytime soon. But it's hard. How will we ever go camping? How will I ever let him have a sleepover? How can I ever put him in nursery? Take him anywhere that is more than ten minutes from a hospital? Kindergarten?!? Home School is looking better and better to me. I'm hoping that he'll skate through life on his good looks and no one will ever notice his lack of social skills. He needs another child with food allergies to be his friend. I need another mother that is just as paranoid as I am to be my friend.

Oh and I need to write this down because it's just too funny to forget: When we first got to the E.R. on Saturday, the doctor came in to see Jay. One of the first things he said was, "Now is this part of the reaction or are his lips always that big?" I smiled and proudly said that was normal.


Branden & Andy said...

Hey Stacey,
You know, I was that severely allergice to milk too. My mom made me a special cupcake when I had birhtday parties to go to and on field trips, if it was to a pizza place she would have a slice of homemade pizza. It was very hard but we went camping we just made sure I only ate what was safe. I have finally out grown it and it is great. I worry when I get preg. that my kids will have it, but I know if they do that I can make them foods that are safe and they can live life as normally as they can. Hope this helps you.

Jeana & Jonathan said...

Stacy, you crack me up! I love reading your posts. Don't worry, you are not the only paranoid mother, although Adie doesn't have allergies, yet(I think she'll have bad ones like Jonny) I still worry about her every second of the day. She is completely banned from any form of juice because she gets such severe diaper rashes that last for weeks! No, you're not paranoid one bit. You are an awesome mom and beside, Jay and Adie are going to get together, so who needs a social life when they have each other?

James and Chelsea said...

You are a wonderful mother! Just keep reminding yourself of that. And don't worry, I think every mother is paranoid about something or other.