Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Charis also seems to be weaning herself. I have noticed the past couple days that she dropped her feeding time a bit, but today I had a bit of a shock. I had nothing on one side for her lunch feeding and nothing on both sides for her afternoon feeding. I had to give her a bottle. But it wasn't like she wasn't interested. She was very interested and frustrated that there wasn't anything there. ?????????? I don't understand. I am not stressed. I am not overly active. I have been getting plenty of sleep and plenty of liquids. And I am not pregnant. So I am shopping for formula tomorrow. And I can only hope that there will still be milk for breakfast and bedtime.
All of this leads to the puke story of my afternoon. So I fed her a bottle with 5oz of formula because everyone says she should be up to 5-6oz by now. I doubt that she was getting that from me recently, but I wasn't sure. She didn't quite finish it. I then gave her her solids. She kinda ate it lethargically, but ate it nonetheless. After she was all done I was holding her and she started to gag. I held out my hand to catch what she might throw up, but... there was no way I could catch all that. She easily threw up her dinner, formula and lunch. I mean I rarely throw up that much. Thankfully we were over the hard wood floor and not the carpet. I just stood there watching it continue to come out, not knowing what to do. When it was done she started to cry, rightfully so. She was obviously scared and we were both covered in barf. I took her to the bathroom and cleaned us both up. And then I cleaned the floor. I almost took a picture for you guys, but I thought that it would be too much. But so you understand, the barf splash radius was at least five feet.
After all of this I decided a shower for us both would be nice. When I took off her diaper I saw she had diarrhea. Her diapers have been "looser" recently and I think I can attribute it to the mango I have been giving her. So I guess mango doesn't work in her system, because it was also in her barf. But now I am beginning to wonder if she is allergic to it because she has a rash forming on her back. I am dropping the mango all together and we will see what happens. FYI, I think she puked because she overate, not because she was allergic to anything.
There is so much going on in my little girl's body. It is hard to watch and I feel so out of control. Please pray that I lay this before God and trust Him with this.
Why does everything happen at once?
Monday, May 21, 2007
At one point she saw Josh across the house and she got really excited. That made her irresistable to her daddy. They had fun playing peekabo. How cute if this kid!
Charis and I had a fun morning the other day. Most of the time we shower, but I decided to give her a bath. She has had one before, but it was when she was a lot younger. Man, was she cute! She had fun splashing and playing with her starfish. I got some great video. I am sure she will love that I captured her naked. At least I can always hold that over her if she is ever tempted to stay out past her curfew. (Whoa! That is weird to think about!)
After her bath we played in her room. Can I just say it took forever to get her four hairs in that ponytail. She didn't like it either. Now she doesn't simply cry; she bats my hands away. Oh yea. She is doing better on her crawling, not that she is doing it. But between rolling and scooting she gets around a room. Someday soon, I hope.
(She blows bubble-gum size bubbles with just her spit - yum!,
but she says "Ma" to do it - YEA ME!)
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
She picked one up and looked at it with skepticism. I then put one in her mouth for her. She chewed it with a pained look on her face. Then she kinda gagged - from the taste, not the texture. I was about to go grab the camera to capture this hilarious moment when she gagged again. This time she threw up the pea and some of her "Garden Vegetables."
So I guess she doesn't like peas.
Monday, May 14, 2007
Saturday, May 12, 2007
Tuesday, May 8, 2007
I was in that in-between state and I thought Charis was in our bed sleeping between us. Now, I have thought this stuff before and it has kept me "up", in that kinda awake state and not fully asleep, for a while. So I have been trying to tell myself that Charis is fine and to go back to bed. But this time I wouldn't be satisfied. I began to poke her to see if she was in the bed. Well, she wasn't and I was poking Josh for a good five minutes. He eventually woke up and asked what was going on. I asked him if Charis was in the bed and he turned to me and said, "No Moriah. Charis is not in the bed." (He is so patient with me.)
I completely forgot all about it until he reminded me the next day. I simply told him I just want to make sure that she was okay... and I am sure it will happen again.
Friday, May 4, 2007
Wednesday, May 2, 2007
She has a smiley face on her cheek, which was only partially smeared.
(I actually really like this picture of us, more specifically - me!)