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Back Again (I Hope)

I feel like I spend every Monday
apologizing for clocking out of the blog thing while my family
dealt with yet another cold the week before. Last week Cora and I
both came down with another cold on Tuesday night – while I
was STILL suffering symptoms of the last cold! It’s
completely insane, I tell you. And Cora had a double ear infection
while I only had a single one – I swear we’re identical
twins when it comes to illness.

We spent a couple days feeling like death warmed over, and were
back in the swing of things a bit by Friday. Sunday night found me
with a new tickle at the back of my throat which I’m
steadfastly refusing to acknowledge. And yes, I know it’s at
least partly allergies, but I’m already on allergy medication
every day of my life so I’m not sure what more can be done.

If that weren’t enough, the weather’s turned cold and
rainy after a few teasing days of glorious sunshine and balmy
temperatures. I’ve been cleaning out closets and updating
wardrobes and have swimsuits and shorts on the brain, not sweaters
and fleece.

Wherefore art thou, good weather and good health??

I spent part of last week reading a couple really interesting
child-related health articles – I’ll fill you all in on
that over the next few days. Really interesting stuff, I


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