Yesterday was a fun day. The funniest part for Marie was when she kept trying to feed me one of her fruit snacks and I kept refusing. (They are gross!) She laughed and laughed as I moved her hand away each time!
Both Marie and Brian are ticklish – Marie especially in the armpits and Brian especially in the ribs. Just thought you’d like to know. 🙂
Brian is very smiley and happy. Last night after each feeding he would just laugh and smile and google at me! I totally melted and didn’t care at all that it was 2 a.m.
I put in a DVD for her to watch this morning and the menu came up and she said “Hit Pway”. She knows what to do!
Also, Peter taught her how to bark like a seal. _Funny!_
Poor Brian has not been feeling well all day. It was one of those days where he would sleep for like 10-20 minutes and then wake up crying. He didn’t want to eat, didn’t want to sleep unless I was walking around holding him (which is ok, but I can only do it for so long) and didn’t want to sit in his bucket. Finally after dinner, he fell asleep in my lap as Marie and I watched Sesame street. Then he woke up again and had a BATH which he LOVES and now he feels much better. Cooing and gurgling and …. well… now he’s fussing again but I think it’s just because he made a big stinky diaper and it woke him up. Can’t blame him!
Last time we went to the little park down the street, Marie was singing the veggie tales song “love your neighbor” as she was swinging. We went to that park tonight before dinner and there was a little boy there with his dad. The dad just sat on his blanket as the little boy bounced up to us, so I asked if he wanted to swing and he said yes so I helped him up (he was maybe 3) and pushed him and Marie for like 20 minutes. I guess I look non-threatening. The kiddies had fun.
I just cleaned out my car. Yes, it had the usual stuff in it – toys, a dirty diaper, cracker crumbs, etc. but I found a pair of socks as well. Not surprising, since by the time we got to the furniture store yesterday, Marie had removed her socks. However, I discovered just now that she had also stuffed her binky in one of them. Heehee!
Marie is currently obsessed with watching Bob and Larry – Veggietales. She randomly bursts into song, singing the theme song or the hairbrush song or yesterday she was singing “Love Your Neighbor”. I guess there are worse things to be obsessed with.
Brian had his checkup today… All was well, in Dr. Lee’s words, “he looks awesome.” Brian weighed in at 13lbs 2oz, and was measuring 23 inches tall. That bumps him to the 80th percentile on weight, and still a steady 50% percentile for height. Go Brian!
I’m feeling bad that I never followed up on my weblog post “here.”:http://pmhesse.blogspot.com/2005/06/congenital-hypothyroidism.html It turns out that Brian has only a benign condition resulting in low thryoid binding globulin levels. This causes the thyroid readings to come out low. The best description I found was “on this page:”:http://www.endocrineweb.com/tests.html
bq. Most of the thyroid hormones in the blood are attached to a protein called thyroid binding globulin (TBG). If there is an excess or deficiency of this protein it alters the T4 or T3 measurement but does not affect the action of the hormone. If a patient appears to have normal thyroid function, but an unexplained high or low T4, or T3, it may be due to an increase or decrease of TBG.
So, the bottom line is, there is no problem! Hooray!