Thursday, January 7, 2010
Abigial playing in shaving cream
The past two days were like a small slice of heaven. Abigail was herself for the first time in what seems like months. She was finishing up drops for pink eye and an ear infection. She was happy, silly, and only prone to moments of whiny toddler behavior. She felt good. I could tell. It was a small glimmer of hope in what seemed like a dark era of illness after illness...appointment after appointment.
And this morning she woke up sick again. The little girl can't seem to catch a break. It seems to just be a cold and hopefully it won't warrant a trip to the doctor, but her fever is on the rise and she was pulling at her ear...so a mama can only guess that she may have an ear infection with the cold.
However I don't want this post to be all about how much Abigail is sick, or all of the appointments we have. I know I post about those things often...and it's because that is what my life as a stay at home mom has revolved around for a while.
I would however like to post a video of Abigail being herself. You see despite all of the craziness that has encompassed her life she still acts like a toddler most days...a very easy toddler. She loves music, and dancing. She likes to read books and snuggle. She loves her monkey and lambie. She likes to tickle her papa...and play peek-a-boo.
Her giggle lights up my life every time I hear it...and she giggles often. There is something so beautiful and wonderful about a child's giggle. And there is something great about how much joy they find in life. Abigail laughs when I make a silly face, tell her I'm going to get her, and pretend to eat her toes. I don't laugh that easily anymore, but hearing her giggle reminds me how great it is to just laugh. To enjoy life and all of the good things it brings with it. So enjoy the video of our little bug being herself...and find a reason to laugh today!