Friday, July 26, 2013

friday healing



It's been a bit of a tough week in that River came down with a case of hand, foot and mouth disease that almost saw him hospitalised to be rehydrated. I thought I'd mention it here because if you have never heard of it, read up then you will be better prepared if your child ever comes down with it. River's bout was very unpleasant, his mouth filled with ulcers and he was unable to talk, eat or drink because it was so painful to move his tongue. After visiting the doctor and hearing the word 'hospital' he succumbed to the pain and sipped as much water as needed to avoid needing fluids intravenously. A tip - sipping through a straw is less painful than drinking from a cup. To River's delight the doctor prescribed ice cream (!), he is feeling better today looking brighter and able to talk. Phew!

Added to the emotional roller-coaster this week (I get anxious and emotional very easily when my children are sick I'm sure I'm not alone in that!), I lost my wedding ring on the beach. I am very happy to report it was found and there is a great story to go with it. I'll share that next week.

Last Sunday I was cooking buckwheat pancakes for breakfast and thought, "I could never go completely grain free!"These crumpets are another reason why. I think I'll try a spelt version this weekend.

I like the look of this book - "The Homemade Pantry: 101 foods you can stop buying and start making"

I'm excited about Natalie's first cookbook coming along...take a peek.

Wishing you all sunshine this weekend where ever in the world you are. I'm off to finish cleaning out the plastic container drawer, what else do you do when you're housebound with sick child?

Have a beautiful weekend. Thanks for visiting xx

13 comments:

  1. Hope River is feeling better - thankfully Teddy is yet to have that lovely-sounding illness! I adore buckwheat pancakes, we have them quite a bit...I'm also loving fruit crumbles at the moment - winter is awesome for lovely warm treats. Much love xox

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    1. Thanks Audrey. I hope Teddy never has this illness! I love fruit crumble too I haven't made one for ages I should though before the weather heats up. Have a lovely weekend xx

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  2. gosh, and I thought I had a bad week! Hope things are better next week!

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    1. Thanks Liz. Me too hoping for a better week! ps I haven't forgotten to send you questions I will get them to you soon x

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  3. wow, that sounds quite full on. Poe has had it before but very mildly a couple of spot in his mouth and tongue, nowhere near as drastic as River's. Thanks for the links lovely, can't wait to see you all next week. xxx j

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    1. Thanks Jay. Yes sadly there was nothing mild about River's case! but I am very glad that he is getting it over with before his bonfire party and before we see you! xxx

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  4. Hi I'm Heather! Please email me when you get a chance, I have a question about your blog! LifesABanquet1(at)gmail.com

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    1. Hi Heather, I just emailed you. I wasn't sure if your email required the capital letters if the email doesn't get thru you can email me at nikkifisher@iprimus.com.au Thanks for reading. x

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  5. So glad you found your wedding ring Nikki!!! You must have had some divine help as a ring is so small on a beach filled with soft sand! XXX Robin

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    1. Thanks Robin! I agree about the divine intervention. River is well on the mend but now Sol is down with it!! Boo hoo. I hope all good with you xx

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  6. PS- Glad River is improving too!! x Robin

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  7. Poor River! And you. Kellie xx

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    1. Thanks Kellie. Now Sol has come down with it just tonight I am PRAYING it is a milder case than what River's was. Fingers crossed xx

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