Monday, January 21, 2008

You've got double trouble!?

Since this is singlehandedly the No. 1 comment/question I receive as a Mama of twins (I am not alone, I know) I just thought I'd share that I do finally understand why this is uttered so very much.

Because after three days and two illnesses with one child ... I think we're about to do it again, with the other.

Stay tuned. I may need a blogging break this week. I'm sorry. I have a VERY NEW AMAZING, WONDERFUL deadline due along with two others this week and I'm sleep deprived.

Someone send me coffee. Please!

And, chocolate.

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Michelle (the beartwinsmom) said...

It's a double blessing.... Repeat after me... (especially on those days when you want to run out of the room screaming).

I hope the illness goes through your house quickly!

InTheFastLane said...

That is always my fear, that the disease of one will spread around our family. Usually it works so that all the kids are sick, one after the other. Not at the same time, but in such a way as to prolong it as long as possible. Then the husband gets it and he is near deaths door (sarcasm) and I stay healthy the whole time, yet have to deal with all the sickos. I hope you can get your writing done.

PJ Hoover said...

Chocolate and coffee both your way! Truly the elixir of the gods!

Mary P Jones (MPJ) said...

Hugs, Shawn! I really hate viruses. Those poor babies -- and poor you. Lots of chocolate and coffee for you. BTW, and this is no joke, high quality dark chocolate is good medicine for both coughing and diarrhea. Use it wisely.

bella said...

Oh, I'm so sorry.
Chocolate, coffee, shots of tequila, and love being sent your way.
Whatever it takes to get through this, do it!
thinking of you.

LauraC said...

I'm so sorry to hear they are both sick! When my boys get sick, I always pray it happens at the same time so that it is over quickly, for them and for us.

village mama said...

Sending you coffee fumes, organic of course, and freelance writing energy!

ps I actually got around to buying a CD bubble envelope to mail you the'll get it soon, I promise.

Shelli said...

Gambatte! (In Japanese that means 'good luck' and 'persevere!')

Kasie @ ~The Art of Life~ said...

Oh Shawn!! I am so, so sorry that you all have been going through the yuckies. It's not fun or fair because Mommas don't get sick days off.
Sending prayers, good thoughts, and Hugs your way.

Haylee's Gifts said...

I have 2 chilren, they are very close in age, but I still dont know how you mothers do it with twins!! I really admire women like you!

Jena Strong said...

You are in the thick of it.

Coffee and chocolate - does your husband read this blog? He better get on it!

I want to know more about the amazing, wonderful deadline...

xo Jena

Bastet said...

I am sending the Chocolate and Coffee fairy ***********

You can do it!