Yep, ongoing. Won't go away w/ only 7 days of meds so we are doing 10 this time around & hopefully it will kick it in the ars. This time it was b/c of clogged ducts & that is b/c I am weaning. I also got a fever for 24 hrs. The good thing? I got to nap yesterday AND it has killed my supply on the right side so dropping down to 2 pumps a day was EASY. My goal is to be done w/ the pump on April 7th so we don't have to rent it for another month. I have a little hand pump that is excellent, the Avent Isis if anyone is interested in knowing.
I know I have blogged about this several times & there are some readers that are thinking, "Get over it already." Well, I am happy to say that I am actually ready for this. I feel like I have fulfilled my commitment to my children by supplying them w/ breast milk for this long. I have suffered in many ways but each time was well worth the reward. I have enough milk stored in the freezer to provide them 75% of my milk until they turn one & then it is on to whole milk! I will, however, continue to BF Ian as long as he wants.
Other than that, things have been going well around here. The kids are becoming quite good at feeding themselves. Of the 3, Sofi & Ian will eat ANYTHING. Gabi, not so much. She refuses veggies, even new ones she has never tried like asparagus. The other 2 gobbled it up. I will continue to put the veggies on her tray & hope that 1 day she takes interest in them again.
Ian has progressed even more. He is now getting good at his pincher grasp once again. Mind you, he was the 1st to really be able to use this grasp at about 7 mths old which was way ahead of the curve. It is still hard, as a parent, to know that he is behind when he was actually the baby that was ahead of them all in the beginning. He is also babbling quite a bit more. He is repeating syllables & having "conversations" much like his sisters do w/ differences in tone & pitch.
We are also getting ready for the big 1st birthday party. We have decided to invite family & friends that have supported us throughout this 1st year. The theme: rubber duckies. I am in the process of making the kids their b-day shirts. I'll have to take a picture when I finish them. They are turning out really cute!
That is it for now!