·  Normal is a dryer setting.

medication

Trip to the doctor

Over the weekend, I took Namine in to the doctor. She had woken up with a barking cough and quite a lot of boogers, which tends to happen as soon as it gets cold.

Drawing her own medicine

Namine has shown an interest lately in drawing her own medicine. She’s always taken her medicine seriously (pun intended), mostly because we’ve always been honest with her from the start about why she has to take so much medicine at all. (And to be frank, she doesn’t have nearly as much medicine as she used…

Back to school

Today is the second full day that Namine is completely off her pain medication, with no trace of pain — abdominal or otherwise.* As her health has improved, we’ve been able to resume her schooling. She’s very excited to be learning again.

To the doctor, again

We took Namine to the pediatrician. Yes, again. She still has a nasty-sounding cough — even after being on steroids to help with inflammation, antibiotic, increased inhalers, and a nebulizer — and the persistent bugger shows no sign of letting up.

Out for a Monday drive

On my lunch break today I drove out to the medical supply store to pick up a nebulizer kit for Namine. This is the sad story of why I came back empty-handed, and more!

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