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The Week In Review

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I cannot tell you what a FULL week it has been. Well, I suppose I can. That’s the purpose of this post, isn’t it? You wouldn’t know it was full since my posting has been fairly scarce this past week.

Last weekend Stephanie and Amy flew into San Diego. We feasted, watched FishBoy9’s hockey championship, and stayed up late chatting just like at slumber parties of yore, then we headed out of town for Camp Blogaway where Stephanie and I presented. I’m not usually the chauffeur for family outings, but I’m pretty proud of myself for navigating busy freeways and steep mountain roads all on a holiday weekend.

I came home on Sunday afternoon to a sweet family who was very happy to see me. We celebrated my birthday the next day which was also the holiday, so that means we sat around and vegged. I was ready for that.

I needed that in preparation for the Stomach Virus of 2013. FishChick6 got hit hard, keeping nothing down or in for two days. We consulted with the doctor a few times and spent a lot of time nursing her upset tummy. Anxiety (mine) was on a roller coaster. It didn’t help on Friday afternoon that I got an automated call from Costco that the organic frozen berries I had bought were causing an outbreak of hepatitis A. Guess what? Hep A looks like the stomach flu.

(We appreciate your prayers for a quick recovery and minimal carnage across the family members.)

Meanwhile, here’s what’s been happening on Life as MOM:

Coming next week:

  • Enjoying Great Gifts
  • 5 Places to Look for Summer Enrichment
  • another free printable meal plan
  • More DIY on a Dime: Summer Fun
  • Zone Defense
  • Why to Vacation in a Condo
  • Using Your Produce Box Stuff

Be sure to let me know what stories and articles are helpful to you and what you’d like to see more of in the coming weeks. I want to make your “life as MOM” as fun and as easy as possible.

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  1. Oh you poor girl! I live in fear of the stomach virus hitting our house….what a special torture that is. Do you know if it was Hepatitis or norovirus yet?? I am hoping the rest of you are feeling fine and that little one is better!! Hang in there.

    • Jessica Fisher says:

      We don’t know what it is/was. Her appetite is not quite back, but the other symptoms seem to have faded.

  2. Yikes! I would freak out after getting that phone call! I’m terrible for being a ‘worst-case-scenario’ person…and my nursing background doesn’t help. Glad she is feeling better!

  3. Katherine says:

    I hope she is feeling much better, that is the worst. We also have a bunch of kids and those viruses just linger, sometimes a month later we are dealing with the same junk. I really hope it is out of your house for good and summer fun can begin for you all.

  4. I loath summer sicknesses. My son is just getting over strep throat. Hope FishChick6 is feeling better.

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