Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Mamma called the doctor and the doctor said...


BRONCHIOLITIS! Poor Ev is so sick. I took him in on Friday and the doctor said good thing I took him in. He just barely finished antibiotics for bronchitis and about 1 week later he began wheezing again. The doctor is concerned he may have some kind of asthma. He prescribed him an inhaler. The first time I used it on him was in the doc's office and Evan was not a fan. He screamed and cried the entire time, but he was a champ and didn't wiggle too much as I was holding him. We brought it home and every time we had to use it, he broke my heart. He loved switching the machine OFF, but wouldn't come near it to switch it on. After using it a few times, I decided to let him hold it. He did MUCH BETTER holding it on himself. What a sweetheart. Well, only to make things worse...the last 2 times I have used it he has had a horrible allergic reaction to it. He gets bright red with a high fever, very fast heart rate, super shaky, swollen eyes, and totally miserable. We are done using it...it scared me to death to see him like that. There really is nothing worse than seeing your kids sick. It totally breaks my heart. I take him in tomorrow for a follow up. Even when my little Ev is sick, he remains as sweet as ever. I love him with my whole heart! I had Shawn take a few shots of Evan being a big boy holding the inhaler all by himself. Too cute and sad all at the same time.

8 comments:

Jamie said...

Poor guy! Hope he gets better soon! We missed you guys on Sunday. Let's hope we can see you on Saturday :) My grandpa has been in the hospital, so it seems like everyone is sick and missing out on all the fun...

Crazy Lifferths said...

Poor little Evi! He looks so sad in the picture! I hope that they figure something better out for the little guy!

B RACHEL AND LENNON said...

my heart hurts for him... i still could eat him though. I love your kids fars

Laci and the Girls said...

So sorry he's been so sick. Wish we were closer and could help! It's absolutely true.....having sick kids is the hardest job we have as mammas. Hope he's feeling better soon. Give him loves from us!! Love you guys!

carli said...

The picture looks all too familiar!! Krayden has been like that for the past two years,but he does have asthma. I hope he gets better soon so we can go play some time. I am still up for anything!! Maybe when it warms up we can take the kids some where fun. Your kids are the cutest!!

Zenica said...

We are doing the same thing with Hayden right now. At first he hated it, but now he is much better and he has even fallen asleep a few times. I only have to give it to him one or two times a day now depending on how he sounds.
I hope your little guy gets better soon and good luck.

maggie said...

poor ev!
when he's better we need to hit the pool! its warming up out, we could get crazy and go to the park!?

Emily Suzanne said...

ah that hurts my heart. he is so stinkin cute though. sorry he is so sick thats a bummer. give him a big hug and kissy for me k? oh and maybe put on glitter hands to cheer him up. LAZER BEAM UP! (tap, tap, tap)