Madi got her first set of shots on Thursday. It was not something I was looking forward to. At all. I was feeling stressed and emotional about it before we even left to go to the doctor. But, on the way there I pulled myself together.
Well….we got to the doctor’s office and Roger looks at me and says, “You’re going to cry aren’t you?” Power of suggestion. I lost it. I started crying before they even came in with the needles. I am a sissy. 🙂
Anyway, Madi did great. Of course she cried. But the nurses were excellent and the whole thing was over in about 5 seconds. And Madi stopped crying the instant I picked her up off the table. She fell asleep in the car and I actually got a little bit of Christmas shopping done before heading in to work. For the first few hours at work she was all smiles and giggles. When I put her down for a nap, she didn’t get up for 5 hours. When she woke up, she felt a little warm. When I took her temp, she had a fever of 101. I stripped her down to her diaper and by the time we got home, her temperature was back to normal.
That night was the worst night of sleep she got in a long time. She was awake and wanted to nurse every hour and a half. I felt like one of the walking dead that night and next day. She was then pretty stinking cranky up to today. She would be smiling and then all of a sudden just start crying and be completely inconsolable. It was rough. She was also more of a mommy’s girl than ever. I certainly don’t mind holding her and I love that she wants to be with me. But between the crying and the constant nursing, I was totally beat.
Well, last night, she slept from 10 until 4 straight and then didn’t get up for the morning until 10:30. Man, it did us both a world of good. She was in such a good mood today. The part I loved the most though was that she was extra snuggly today. And not in a whiny. upset way. She was smiling and giggling and cuddling. It was good for my heart. 🙂 Twice today I was holding her and she just put her head on my shoulder and fell asleep. She hasn’t done that in at least a month. And you better believe, I just sat down and held her while she slept. She pretty much always puts up a small fight before sleep and then naps in her crib. So I really treasured her snuggles and peaceful sleeping today.
So, no. Nothing exciting happened today. But it is a day that I don’t want to forget. 🙂