Friday, June 01, 2007

Needles and thorns.

Hanna went for her 6 month needle and check up yesterday. She weighs 14 lbs 8 oz, and she is tall at 27 inches tall. She hates needles and her cries after the first needle were heartbreaking.

Her new trick is waving. I will try to get it on video and post it later. She waves at strangers, she waves at the dog, she waves at passing cars, it is very cute. And if anybody says the word 'bye', her little hand starts waving madly. Patrick also used this waving to teach her to give "high fives".

Campbell had his 7 year check up. He is weighing 47 lbs and is 4 feet tall. For the second year in a row, his urinalysis has shown blood in it, so based on the history of me and Patrick, the doctor felt safe saying that he has Thin Basement Membrane Disease (also known as Benign Familial Hematuria). I know, it sounds more like a home inspector's term than a medical condition. The main part of it being that it is benign and it runs in families.

The lilacs have finished, the lily of the valley are yellowing. My creamy scented roses are in bloom in my front garden and my asian lilies are almost ready to bloom. My peonies seem to be a little bit late this year, but I'm glad for that. My honeysuckle is covering the trellis and FINALLY flowering for the first time. I'm really enjoying watching my gardens this year and I feel sad that this is the last year I will be with them. At the same time, the thought of planting new gardens in our next house is exciting.

2 comments:

Kristin said...

Aw, she sounds like a healthy, growing girl. Waving! Wow.

Melissa said...

Needles stink. Susie had her tetanus booster today, the meningitis sp? shot, and the chicken pox booster.

I have to take jake into his 7th year check up. I feel terrible..I realized he hasn't had a phyiscal since 5. Here over 6 they do it every 2 yrs..but I must have missed an appt or got confused. I'm surprised I didn't see a reminder, and if I did that I forgot it. lol He's been into the dr plenty though, but I guess not for the full work up.

The boys and Mooch go at the end of the month. Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. I envy your garden...it sounds so lovely.

So that family condition stays harmless?