Thursday, December 30, 2010

Belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

I am not going to say all is well in our house. Lice eggs (or nits) are still holding on for dear life in Ashley's hair. I am strategically going through her hair every night to get those out. I don't see how we can send a man to the moon, but no one can come up with something to get those eggs to detach themselves from hair.

And I am also not going to share that I never got the stomach thing that rocked everyone else in my house. Nope, not going to say it at all.

Audrey is our puker. She always has been. She woke up in a coughing fit last night and THREW UP again all over her bed.

The things I have washed in my house over the past week:
All the bed linens
All the pillows
Couch pillows
Blankets from everywhere
Coats, scarves, earmuffs

And some of those things more than once. I tossed all of Audrey's stuffed animals. I colored my hair last night and we are all washing with Head and Shoulders shampoo. I feel like I am an expert on lice. Go ahead, ask me anything. I spent a few hours reading all I could on the internet and spoke to my pediatrician.

Christmas was still good though. Ashley got a laptop, a video Barbie, tons of stuff from Justice as requested. Audrey got a DS and a dance barre.

We have no plans for New Year's Eve. We were going to head to my neighbor's beach house, but I would rather not take lice to her beach house.

And I am 2 weeks from a long run. I missed my scheduled 20-miler last weekend due to the snow and vomit. I just figured I would pick up where I left off and do 16 this weekend, 20 the next. I hope I survive the marathon in February.

3 comments:

Kellie said...

Damn. I'm sorta glad I'm not you right now!

Hang in there!!

Carmen B. said...

If anyone can handle the stuff u have been through with grace, it is u! Out the door for 8 right now.

Happy Working Mom said...

Wow, what a lot to handle! I haven't dealt with lice, but we did deal with bed bugs a couple of years ago and I've heard it's the same annoyance/hard work to get rid of. Good luck!