Nicole - excellent day at YOUR house today!!! That's awesome! Give Slim a squeeze from his buds here!
I'd buy that house next to you Annie! It looks ok, but only if I get SO MAD at dh that I'd leave. It's not big enough for him. He fills up 1000 sf in 30 sec. flat. He's a big dude. And he has a lot of stuff. So do I, come to think of it...
Ann - We took Beca to a ped. rheum. not too long ago to look for JRA. She doesn't (it's usually pretty obvious by age 5, usually age 2-3) but it's possible that he has autoimmune stuff going on. They need to test him for Lupus (SLE) WHEN is has a breakout. There is no non-symptomatic test for SLE. All of the symptoms you've described that he's had recently could be attributed to that. I wonder if that's where the doc is thinking? the good news is that it's controllable for the most part, and with care his quality of life is next to normal. Even so, I hope that's not what he has...
I'm so sure that there was much much more to respond to...
Karen - abx would not result in constipation. I don't think it's a likely cause. I'm going to vote with the bananas mixed with 1)heat 2)back to the old water (you, not him) - any change in water affects breast fed babies a lot, kwim? and 3) just Luka getting back into his old patterns? His little body needs to adjust to solids, I suppose. Maybe your mama instincts to go slow were right!? Grandmama instincts don't necessarily cut it :LOL
So I was thinking that I have to take Zami in for his annual, and maybe I could weigh Ori on the doggie scale...they have a small scale for the pups and kittens and minis :LOL
Ok, I gotta wrap things up here. I'm beat. Single mommying with ONE kid is SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO much easier!!! I've even FORGOTTEN how easy it is! La la la la la...easy peasy make a pie. Need to lie down to get shut eye. Nice to see you Mar! Glad you're all doing so well!
Take care mamas! Andy