Sunday, March 21, 2010

Hacking up a Storm

Poor Chlo-Chlo has been fighting a bug for sometime now. It just seems like she has struggled to get over the yuck that we all had for nearly a month. Chloe was recently treated for an ear infection but her symptoms of being sick just seemed to worsen over time. After Birch and I were up until 3 am in the morning last week with Chloe we decided that it was time for another trip to the doctor.

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That all resulted in THIS contraption. This isn't a picture of Chloe but it might as well have been--only difference would be that she was SCREAMING, had snot running down her nose, and longer hair.

The x-ray showed that her lung junk was consistent with JUNK-ities not pneumonia. We returned home to doing regular nebulizer treatments of albuteral and a three-day course of the steroid prednisone.
Nate is such a sweet brother to Chloe. He HATES it when she cries and will do ANYTHING for her. He'll open up cupboards that are child-locked so she can get what she wants, he'll sneak her candy, he'll share his own treats with her, he's happy to play with her. Nate did not let Chloe down...he was great at helping her with her nebulizer breathing treatments. What a guy!

Chloe is feeling much better now and we are all sleeping much better!

6 comments:

kg said...

Poor Chloe! Glad she's feeling better and everyone is getting some rest. Grace came home with an ear infection too.

Mama Nirvana said...

Poor, sweet girl. I hope she is on the mend. And big brother stories just melt my heart.

Amy

emily a. said...

That's so sad. Poor Chloe! That is super sweet about Nate though.

Robyn said...

We've had the exact same thing going on. Both the little ones are on albuteral and a three-day course of prednisone.

We were told that it's RSV.

Kate the Great said...

I agree with Robin you should ask your Doctor about RSV?

We are currently in the hospital for night number two with our youngest right now because everyone told us it was just a bug and it got to the point he couldn't breath at all even after the treatments...

Matt said...

Poor thing.