Not Our Best Day Ever

Since Benji joined our family, we’ve had some rough days and nights. Today, however, I’d mark as a personal low point: I woke up in the morning with a somewhat tender breast; by afternoon it was red, tender, and hot even with having done hot compresses, and a headache had joined the party; by late afternoon, I had – actually, let’s switch to present tense – have a fever of 100.8, with all the joys that regularly accompany fevers.

I spoke to the doctor’s office in the afternoon and they prescribed hot compresses, but calling back with a fever, I may just get antibiotics without even seeing anyone in person. We now await a return call from the doctor. I also have to find out the fate of all that extra breast milk. Continue Reading >>