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Thursday, August 19, 2010

When Mommy Is Sick...

Both my boy and I were down with flu last week but had since recovered from it after paying a visit to the doctor.  Unfortunately, as though not enough being sick, my monthly menstrual cycle that followed made me a sick woman yet again. I still get severe menstrual cramps (Dysmenorrhea) due to the presence of several fibroids (uterine fibroids) within my uterus. It has been a year since my last medical check-up and I am due for another check-up to monitor if there's any growth in the fibroids and  whether a surgical treatment is required.

Due to my poor health condition lately, I have skipped the morning exercise routine with my boy for two weeks now.  Being a very active kid that he is, he hardly gets enough exercise and to make things worse, the Tuesday PE classes in school too, always get cancelled due to the raining season.   Haiz..

The other day while I was nursing the menstrual cramps in bed in my room, my boy came in :

Ian: Mommy, how are you feeling?  You need some water or not?
Mommy: Yes, please, boy.
Ian: (Runs to get my cup from the kitchen and fills it up with water).  Mommy, your cup of water. (Again, dashes off)
Mommy:.......
Ian: (Comes back with a damp towel in his hand). Lie down, mommy..
Mommy:  Ok.  (I tell ya, I am so touched by his little caring gesture)..
Ian: (Presses the folded damp towel on my forehead) Are you feeling any better now?
Mommy: (Just to please him for being so thoughtful).. O, yes, feeling a lot better now.
Ian: Then, can we go to the park later?
Mommy: *_*

Poor boy, I took him to the park in our condo last evening after school but it drizzled not long after.  This morning when I woke up to a bright sky, I quickly got him to change into his swimming suit and off we went down to the pool.  He had so much fun!

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16 Comments:

Blogger Mommy Ling said...

So cute of him...i guess he wants mommy to get well faster so u can bring him to the park

August 19, 2010 at 3:58 PM  
Anonymous mommy to chumsy said...

oh such a sweet boy :) i also had fibroids and cysts and they were removed a few years ago :)

August 19, 2010 at 4:14 PM  
Anonymous jessie said...

Hi, just dropped by ur blog from demoments.net
Enjoyed reading ur blog. Do quickly go for the medical check up, ya.
Jessie

August 19, 2010 at 4:57 PM  
Blogger Hayley said...

Get well soon ya~

August 19, 2010 at 5:16 PM  
Blogger Caroline Ng May Ling said...

owh.. so cham. get well soon yea! here everyday raining, make me moody only. :S ur boy so caring! :D

August 19, 2010 at 7:42 PM  
Anonymous suituapui said...

Oh dear! Make sure you do something about your fibroid. I did not know about such things before. My missus suffered for years and years - kept lying, saying its gastric pains and taking painkillers...and by the time it was too advanced, she fainted at work. The doctor advised her to get rid of it immediately - it was as big as a bowling ball! Interestingly, when she was fatter, her menstrual pains were not so severe...

August 19, 2010 at 8:21 PM  
Anonymous suituapui said...

P.S.:
You definitely have a lovely loving son. You are truly blessed... Take care for your own sake, and for his too!

August 19, 2010 at 8:22 PM  
Anonymous cleffairy said...

Gosh... my aunt have fibroids too. Scary. Umm... how do we get these thing checked? And is there any way we can do to avoid this?

August 19, 2010 at 8:32 PM  
Blogger Mummy Gwen said...

Your boy is so caring and sweet. I'm touched too. Mummy, you take care too. Hope everything is fine on your next check up.

August 19, 2010 at 8:56 PM  
Blogger Shenny's mommy said...

Hope you get well soon. Mommy Ian.

August 19, 2010 at 9:34 PM  
Blogger ~LiLHypPo's mUMmy~ said...

So sweet!! Hope everything goes well on your next check up. Take care :)

August 20, 2010 at 2:08 AM  
Blogger Irene said...

Hi, i had these severe menstrual cramps for years before I got married... I had to lie down, cannot eat, cannot move and very nauseaus. It was horrible!! If take ponstan too late effect, so must eat ponstan before the pain, which helps a little. Sometimes, even can faint!

I dunno what happened, but the cramps went away after I gv birth. I hope you get well soon. Is there anyway to rid the fibroids?

Your boy is very sweet. You are very blessed!

August 20, 2010 at 9:12 AM  
Blogger Sheoh Yan said...

Ian is so sweet and thoughtful. You are doing good in bringing up this way. I really envy.

August 20, 2010 at 11:51 AM  
Blogger Annie Q said...

Get well soon, mummy!! Take good care of yourself.

Talk about fibroids, i got one remove 9 years ago, and last year i had my body check, you know what, now got a few more is growing inside, most of it are tiny, but got one is quite big. :(

Like Irene said, before i pregnant, i always get period cramps, after give birth, the pain just gone away.

Ian is so sweet, such a darling boy.

August 20, 2010 at 3:13 PM  
Blogger MK mummy said...

awwww... so sweet hor... even though there is a motive behind it, still heart warming lo...

Get well soon...

August 20, 2010 at 5:17 PM  
Blogger slavemom said...

He's such a sweet boy. So caring.
Hope there's good news in ur next medical chk-up. Take care!

August 21, 2010 at 1:48 AM  

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