Thursday, March 15, 2012

My Sickies are 8 Weeks Old!

My babies are so sick and it is just killing me to watch it!  Street is definitely way more sick than Livvi. He started with a cough last Wednesday and it has just gotten worse and worse.  He was sounding  really rattly in his chest from all the phlem so I decided to take him into the doctor on Monday.  Livvi had a much milder cough that started Friday so I took her in with him.  The doctor said that Street had bronchiolitis which is swelling and mucus buildup in the tiniest air passages in the lungs. The doctor wanted us to start doing breathing treatments with albuterol every 4-6 hours for him.  Livvi was clear in her lungs so she didn't need to do the treatments.  He was supposed to come back on Wed for a follow up to see if he was sounding any better. Well, he was doing much worse Tues and Wed. Night times are scary.  He gets to where he is just gasping for breath.  It is so sad to watch! I took him in on Wed and of course he wasn't that bad when I took him in (isn't that how it always goes?), the doctor said his rattly chest had turned into a wheeze and his oxygen levels were slightly lower than they were on Monday but it still wasn't bad enough to do anything else.  He didn't have a fever or anything. He said we just needed to wait it out and continue with the treatments. We came home, he did fine during the day, and then last night at about 8pm he started in with his really labored breathing. By 10pm I thought he felt warm, I checked his temperature and it was at 100.3!  Ah! Can you say panic? Rick ran to Walgreens and got him Infant Tylenol and we put a cool washcloth on his head and luckily it brought it down.  He is still hovering right around 99.0 right now but at least it isn't as high as it was last night.  Livvi still just has a yucky cough.  I just want them to get better!  Babies this small shouldn't be sick!  





Despite them being sick, they are still adorable :)  Street has started to try to smile. You can tell in his eyes he is trying and his mouth is making the funniest shapes trying to form into a smile. Its really cute :)  Livvi has been changing a lot the last two weeks or so, I think she is starting to look a lot like Daci did as a baby and she is starting to look a lot more like Street. When they were first born they couldn't have looked more different, but they are starting to look more alike now. They also pull the same facial expressions, which is hilarious. I'll be playing with Livvi and she will pull a face that Street makes and I'll get confused with who I am holding for a second :) Here are my babes at 8 weeks:


You can tell in his eyes that he is sick :(










Of course the photo shoot wouldn't be complete without Daci begging to be in some too :) She sure loves her babies!


Here is my ever-growing Daci bug. I can't believe how big and grown up she is getting!!  We've decided to try and grow her bangs out.  It is taking so much restraint to not just chop them off again because they are at a really scary length right now :)  I'm gonna try and stick it out though!

A funny story about Daci: Yesterday I FINALLY got dressed in something other than sweats and Daci walks in and says, "Ooooh, Mom!  That looks pretty! Now, could you take that pony out?" Haha!  I have had my hair in a pony tail or knot everyday for who knows how long.  You know its bad when your three year old notices that you don't get ready anymore :)  She is really into dressing up and wearing makeup and having her hair done and she always wants me to put my makeup on. Its a good thing I have her to keep me in line :)

8 comments:

Karen Pedersen said...

The babies are getting so big! I love the outfit that Street is in! Daci looks so cute in her "Grandma outfit". Hang in there. They will get better.

Lady Danburry said...

Poor Street! You're the champ Kori.

Tommy, Jaci and Porter said...

Oh I'm sorry the babies are.sick, thats the worst! I hope they get better soon! I love the story about daci telling you to get ready!! So funny! I know how hard it is to find time to get ready everyday with kids, and for you I'm sure its even harder! Ha ha she is so cute!

Lonnie and Lindsay Fox said...

So sorry the babes are so sick. Mine are way bad again too. Daxton has his 5th ear infection and his fever was 103 last night. Brayden is on his 4th ear infection with a temp of 101 and his oxygen levels are horrible. Last night he went totally blue. I had to pull a all nighter with him cause he was so bad. We're waiting to here back from specialist at primary's to see where we go from here. No one can figure out what's wrong with him. I hope little street gets better soon. It's so scary when their that sick. Hang in there.

PAUL + ALICIA+CAPRI said...

poor little babies! That is sad! They are too little to be sick, hope they feel better soon! Hang in there!

Ashley said...

I am sorry your babies are sick. I hope it passes fast! It is so scary when they get that sick being so little. They sure are cuties! I can't believe how much Livvi looks like you! Daci is looking so grown up! We really want to have her over. I will call you for sure!

Ty and Ash Sorensen said...

your poor babies!! I hope they get better quick! They are getting so big and still cute as ever!! Getting ready is a chore! totally know ha ha! One day!! U r amazing my friend!!

Todd Family said...

ah! so scary! you are so strong though! i guess that's another perk of not being a first time mommy when stuff like that happens! you are a pro!