Thursday, September 10, 2009

Oh man what a day!

This morning I was a nervous wreck.  Tucker woke up at 6:45 and to my surprise he had blood in his diaper.  So, I immediately called the pediatrician (who was not as frantic as I was) and asked what to do.  He advised me to make an appointment for today, I told him I'd be there when they opened.  

I dropped Carter off at school, then headed to Wal-Mart to get a few things since I still had plenty of time before the pediatricians office opened.  I had called back after talking to the doctor and left a message for the nurse to call me for an appointment a.s.a.p.  She called at 8:20 and I explained our problem.  She scheduled us an appointment for 11:15.  I was relieved we were seeing the doctor that I really like, and that we would get to the bottom of this problem.  

After waiting for over an hour, the doctor came in and after a brief examination diagnosed our sweet little Tucker bear with salmonella.  Yes, you read that correctly... salmonella.  I was floored.  Unfortunately we can't do anything about it until we send a culture to the lab.  We should hear back by Monday or Tuesday of next week.  In the mean time I have to keep him hydrated, and watch for fever.  Poor little guy.  He acts fine, he's playing and laughing but I know his little tummy has to be hurting.  Please keep him in your prayers, and pray that this all passes soon!  


Anonymous said...

You are in our prayers. Hope that sweet baby gets better soon!

Momma G.Love said...

Aw...poor little man! Hope he starts felling better.

...stopping by from SITS...

Steph @ Stick It in the Fridge

Jessica said...

Oh my goodness, Jennifer! Your little one is in my prayers, for sure! I'm glad you were able to get him in to the doctor so quickly - sounds like he's in good hands, for sure.

You had quite a day, huh? I don't know that it will make it all better, but I do have some good news for you on my blog...... =)

Jessica said...

The business card company will be emailing you with the information! Congrats again! =D