2 teeth coming in
2 ear infections
1 sore throat (still too soon for the culture to come back)
3 medications ~ one antibiotic, two fever reducers
24 hours ~ the point when I was expecting things to be looking up
36 hours in two hour increments ~ how long it really took before we started seeing any improvement at all. It was a faint smile at Madelyn and slightly more effort at nursing
30 seconds ~ roughly how long it took to take Fynn's temperature five times, each time seeing the number go higher and higher. Almost three full degrees in 30 seconds. Having a baby whose temperature can literally shoot up 10 minutes after being dosed with fever reducer makes people who say brilliant things, like "she should have been to the doctor long before her temperature got that high" make me want to call them bad names in places other than my mind. Instead, next time I'll just ask to see their medical degree or politely go tell them what they can do with the
104.4 ~ the point when I thought we'd be seeing another febrile seizure any second. But just as quickly as it rose, it started dropping.
1 more video ~ this one showing the point at which we were finally allowed to disembark the roller coaster from hell.