Sleep Deprivation

@ 15 months 2 weeks 2 days

Ryan is better, temp has gone down (below 37.5c) though his appetite is still pretty poor gauging by his standard. I think he lost huge amount of weight. Suddenly I could carry him for much longer time now :P

He is back to his normal self (ball, ball, ball everyday). Come to think of it, even when he was down with high fever he was still very much into streneous activities, romping here and there.

Initially when nanny told me Ryan took his medicine willingly, I really doubted cos from past experience and the last few days’ med feedings, Ryan wailed pitifully with big big tears every single dose we fed him. Yesterday nanny did the magic in front of me. True enough. Ryan gulped down the Augmentin antibiotics, infact not one but two teaspoons (4ml, nanny splited into two feedings) without a single whine. I was astounded. My son surely knows who to bully. *grin*

Last night marked the 4th night since we had any good sleep due to Ryan’s unexplained tossing and whining during the night.

Eerrr.. How come I don’t remember getting any sleep at all???

Yeah.. it’s that bad. I pray for a better night tonight.

Wish us luck~~~

*Zombie face

***** on a separate note, whenever Ryan sees my hairband laying around, he’ll pick it up and put it on top of my head. Last week I asked

Mommy: Ryan, do you want to wear mommy’s hairband?
Ryan: (nod, nod, nod)
Mommy: (knowing he’ll get overreacted for anything that goes on top of his head, I asked again) Are you sure you want to wear mommy’s hairband?
Ryan: (nod, nod, nod)

Ok la… here goes the cheeky boy: (22 Jul 07)

Updated 7 Aug: That night Ryan finally slept thru the night. Daddy and Mommy finally got some decent sleep but speaking of phobia, we were so paranoid even with Ryan’s slightest whim afraid it’s gonna be another long night. Phew~~~

22 thoughts on “Sleep Deprivation”

  1. < ![CDATA[Ryan sure knows who to bully huh?!
    On his appetite, it will return, for sure. Dont worry.:)

    Anyway, he is cheeky as always.]]>

  2. < ![CDATA[Hahhaa..so kiut..Aiyo..kids hor..very fast lose weight one..but dun worry la..now that he is better , his apetite will come back..]]>

  3. < ![CDATA[Yaloh, what kind of hairband is that? So huge, no wonder he is interested.

    Don’t fall sick yourself, should be very busy packing and taking care of the sick boy.]]>

  4. < ![CDATA[maybe ryan knows that he can bully mommy and daddy and not the nanny and that's why he will eat his meds when nanny gives it to him :)]]>

  5. < ![CDATA[Every lil one knows who can bully one! Just like my meimie, my maid said whenever in my MIL place she won't be so sticky, most of the time she can play at her own.

    Weekend worrr, keep asking me to carry her until i hv no chance to toilet! :P]]>

  6. < ![CDATA[Hi E-Mom--doesn't parent = sleepless?

    I’m glad to hear that he’s better (I can tell by that very sweet photo!).

    My little one always disliked taking medicine, then suddenly the last time she had to take some, it was fine.]]>

  7. < ![CDATA[Cheeky boy! Love the picture! Hehehe.. anyway, don't worry, his appetite will come back soon enough. Hope you guys will have a good night's sleep today.. :)]]>

  8. < ![CDATA[hairband looks good on him..:)
    he is soo sooo cute.. glad that he is better.. mommy can have a good rest now..:)]]>

  9. < ![CDATA[that's a very coold beanie. glad that he's getting better. and you may get your good night's sleep... fingers crossed.]]>

  10. < ![CDATA[Ryan looks so cute! He reminds me of those Turkish dancers you know...

    How’s your relocation coming along? When are you moving?]]>

  11. < ![CDATA[haha.. i thought is hat tim... after finsih reading yr blog, only know is hairband... lol ...]]>

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