Monday, August 08, 2005

Some days are just a complete waste

I dread going to the doctor with Oliver these days because we have gotten ourselves into such a great routine that anything they suggest is just painful to try. This morning we headed out to the G.I. clinic optimistically though. We were there a total of TWO hours. What a waste of my time, at least I got to spend those precious moments with my little angel. He was so cute. When we walked into the office he noticed straight away that someone had scribbled all over the walls with black and red felt markers and he said "Ohhh pretty picture!"
He has gained weight since the last visit, but he has gone off the charts again sooo they are all frowning at us.
It's not like I don't give him food or anything. I try and try but he still won't take it. Ahh why whine about it.
This post is pointless today. I am so cranky.

14 comments:

Family Of Five said...

Not a waste... you got to spend time with your boy... you got to find out that he gained weight! Whine about it because it makes you feel better to vent. I am sorry you are cranky!! I am thinking of you and sending you happy thoughts! Luv ya!

BethJoy said...

I assume he's off the charts like below 5%? Jonah was off the charts the other end for a while but now he is back in the 70's. I say if he is steadily gaining in the same area, what to worry? You should be proud he gained! Jonah lost o.1 kg from one visit to the next 3 weeks apart and they freaked at me. They grilled me on what I'm feeding him, he's 18 months and 28 pounds, I don't know what their problem is?

Aleecia F. said...

I hope hes ok

Lori said...

Uh Beth...Emma is 29 pounds and she is 3 years old. Jonah is doing just fine. I think my kids are just exceptionally small. Yes Oliver is off below 5%. He is not making a curve and that is what they are worried about. He is up and down from one visit to the next. I don't know, I guess I just thought we were done with all this worry and obsession for his weight and I get a hit like that.
I need to just let it go but it's hard when they are supposed to be the experts. I know though that Oliver is pretty content these days. Sure he has a moment of crappiness here and there or the odd barf day now and again, but overall he is way better than he used to be.

K said...

Well, at least they are exceptional at something ;-) (even if it is being really small)
Who wants just normal kids???

I hope he starts curving soon...unless of course it's a spine curve, I won't hope for that.

Miranda said...

Don't they know that you can't FORCE a toddler to eat. Isabelle is fighting the food thing these days...not that she is small or I need to worry but it is just about impossible to get them to eat when they are so busy having fun. Maybe he'll eat the cake bake when I come. :)

Bumbling Bav said...

I hate those flipping charts!

Just remember my son was 2 and only 21lbs! Just keep trying. I am sorry they did not say that the chart is a big fat joke.

Andrea

Evey said...

Sorry you had a frustrating and cranky day. Before those doctors know it Oliver will be taller then them and then they will be sorry;)

Sillycrazyme said...

He gained weight right? Focus on that, that is a great thing!

Jodi said...

My kids have ALL been below the 5%. The doctors flipped on me too and I just blew them off. I figured my kids were healthy and happy so where was the problem?! By 1st grade all of them seem to jump up into the 50%.

Doctors just know too much and it makes them worry more than a mother does. :)

I hope you feel better today! :)

Alison said...

YAY for the gain.....and to heck with the doctors giving you a hard time. You can only do what you can do. Chin up, and go eat something sinful!!!!!

Leslie said...

I hate crappy days too.

I think if there was a huge concern with Oliver, you would be the first know.

He seems happy, not like before, you could tell he was sick just by looking at him.

TamWill said...

Oh I hope and pray that everything turns out well for you both! :)

Angie said...

*hugs* I am sorry sweetie. :(