Saturday, May 03, 2008

Double Birthdays!!

Ten years and one day ago I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. the next day was my birthday! Needless to say I got nothing for that birthday save my son. That was fine with me :) he was present enough. So all that means is that today is my birthday and yesterday was my son’s!

Please everyone wish my son a happy birthday, it’s been a rough one this year! Wednesday he started complaining of a soar throat that night at midnight he sat at the foot of my bed throwing up. all night he was up and down with fever and so on. When morning came his temperature climbed to 103.7 and I couldn’t get it down despite the Motrin and Tylenol and the cold bath, all of which usually works. So I rushed him to emergency. By the time they got to him his fever was almost gone. We got the best room in the e.r. and he was treated to a pop after given some medicine to keep him from getting sick. Well after his shot for the strep throat it was clear the medicine didn’t work. After 2pm we finally headed home.

The next day was going to be his birthday. He was so upset to find out that he wasn’t going to get to celebrate! But he came to terms and was thrilled to get many calls from family wishing him a happy birthday and getting to open his present from me, a kick bleep water gun!

So we have been spending our birthdays in isolation with plain bread, ice pops, and cartoons. It hasn’t been that bad though. I’ve really have enjoyed the quite time alone with my son. :)

Btw, he is doing really well. Since he came home he has kept everything down and has felt relatively ok. Nothing like the strep throat I had as a child of utter misery.

Hope you all will have a healthy, happy week!



  1. Happy Birthday too you and your son!!!!!!

    Hope he is feeling a lot better now.

    Have a nice day and greetings too your son.

  2. Poor little guy! I hope he is feeling a lot better and enjoying his birthday.
    Happy birthday to both you and your son!


  3. That's a bummer...But in years to come he will probably always remember that home, sick with his wonderful mom taking care of him.

    Happy Birthday to you both!

  4. Happy birthday to your son, and happy birthday to you ♥

    Glad to know he's mending and feeling better -- high fevers can be so scary!

  5. Oh being sick is a BUMMER and most especially for your BIRTHDAY! I hope your son is feeling allll better and remember, you can postpone and celebrate big time next is never to late for a celebration! :0)
    Happy Birthday to you too Dinah!
    Your blog is great and your sweet girl mixed medias are precious!
    Thanks for visiting my blog as well!

  6. Olá!
    Lindo blogue, parabéns!
    Dá um pulinho ao meu cantinho e vê o que escrevi sobre o Dia da Mãe.

  7. Happy, happy birthday to both of you...that Motherly love when you are sick is sometimes all you need.
    Thanks for visiting my blog.

  8. Dinah, happy birthday to both of you, and please send me a cupcake.

    And thanks for stopping by. Re your question on the homeless signs, I buy them from the homeless on street corners. :-)

    Have a great day!

  9. Happy Birthday to both of you - good to hear your son is on the mend. I hope he is tearing around with his new toy very soon. Thanks for your kind comments about my softie.

  10. Happy Birthday to both of you!

  11. belated birthday greetings to you both and many thanks for dropping by my blog.:-)

  12. Anonymous7:35 AM

    Awww...poor baby. A big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to both of you. Here's to snuggling and taking it easy.

  13. Happy Birthday to both of you and hope that he's well enough soon to do some major celebrating.

  14. Happy Birthday to you both! Hope that little fella is feeling better.

  15. Happy Birthday to you Both!! Hope he's feeling better today!!!hughugs

  16. Thank you for stopping by one of my blogs, and leaving a comment.

    I'm so sorry that your son has been so sick, on his Birthday, even! -sigh- But I'm glad he's been doing well, since coming home. And I wish him a very Happy Birthday, even though it's a belated wish.

    And a Happy Birthday to you too!


  17. I do hope your son is feeling much better now, and a real shame for this to happen for his birthday. I am sure you will find another time soon to spoil him. Maybe you could have a birthday treat for the two of you? x

  18. A happy belated birthday to you both....I'm so sorry your little guy had to go through that trauma the day before he turned 10. We're so lucky we have medicine these days to combat those bacterial infections. That goodness for the times we live in. I too, have a 10 year old. They are wonderful, aren't they?

    Congrats on your Divine Comforts deserve it!

  19. Thank you for your comments!
    Happy Birthday, yo también he usado magdalenas llenas de velas en alguna ocasión...

    It´s very original

  20. Happy, happy birthday, hope everyone is feeling well today! Have a blessed Sunday!

    kari & kijsa

  21. Even though its a little late...I still want to wish you and your son a very happy birthday with the best wishes for you both!

  22. hi dinAh,

    wOw, what a scare! Glad he's doing so much better. Glad you noted the positive - that you enjoyed the alone time with your son on your special days!

    iN jOy,

  23. Happy Birthday! Marva

  24. Happy Birthday to the both of you..
    Glad all turned out well with your son and the strep throat..that is a lousy thing to have.
    Hey, the both of you celebrate a week later..I'll never tell.

  25. Happy Birthday to both of you,and I hope your son is feeling better!

  26. Poor sweet boy! Happy Birthday!!!
    My birthday is the day before my mom's!!! I was born on Jan. 14th.. Her b-day is Jan. 15th!!!
    We are the bestest friends!!!!!
    Maybe that has something to do with it!!!!


  27. Ohhh......I'm so sorry your son has been sick for his birthday!! But wishing you both a happy and fun celebration when you're all healthy!!!!

  28. Happy birthday to both of you and thank you for visiting my blog.

  29. Happy Birthday, to you both , you no this will be one that he remembers. Cuddled up watching cartoons :).
    thank you for visiting me at my little bloggy.

  30. Oh, Dinah. Good thoughts and tons of prayers are coming your way from me. Hope every day gets him a little healthier and gets you some rest!

  31. Awww! There's nothing worse than when your child is sick! I hope he feels better soon! -Shonna

  32. Happy belated birthday!!!


  33. Happy belated birthday to you and your boy!! Hope he's feeling better! Thanks for stopping by.

    Take care, Deb

  34. Happy Belated Birthday to you and your son!!! I hope he is feeling better now.

  35. Happy birthday to your son and to you. I share my birthday with my daughter and is so special for me. I hope he is feeling better now.
    Happy mother's day too!
    Adri :)

  36. Awww, that sucks being sick on your birthdays - I hope he got everything he wished for! :)

  37. Happy birthday to you and yours and may you both be blessed with many, many more!

  38. Happy Birthday to both of you!!! I hope your son is feeling better.

  39. Aww....Happy Birthday to both of you!! (although my wish is very belated!!)

  40. Thanks for your comment!! And 2 happy birthday!


  41. HAPPY BIRTHDAY.. for you and your boy!!!

  42. Happy Birthday to you both. Hope all is well by now. My son was sick on his 1st Christmas, he had pneumonia & it was so sad for him. Get well soon! Hugs***Renea

  43. Happy Birthday to you and your son! Hope you both are well and healthy!
    Thanks for visiting my blog!
    Kind regards, Maria

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  45. Anonymous2:59 PM

    Happy Bday love your artwork and blog! so nice to know there are like minded awakening artisans out there!
    Denise Nantasket Beach Mass.