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Wanting Relief for Gwen and Sleep for Her Mom


Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Gwen, the 3 year old, is really sick now. For a couple days she had too many symptoms to take her to the YMCA, but she didn't feel bad. I thought her cold was like the one I just got over, not too intense although it hung on a while. But now Gwen is miserable, whining and crying, and up almost all last night. Her mom (my daughter) took her to the doctor and got her medicine this morning so I hope DD gets some sleep tonight and that Gwen feels better tomorrow.

I ran in my neighborhood this morning while DD took Gwen to the doctor. I just did 2 quarter mile intervals under 8 min per mile pace. The rest of the time I was running comfortably around 10 minutes per mile. Finished 3.9 miles. Because Gwen was sick, I rocked and cuddled her a lot today. I am totally confident that Gwen will be completely well soon; hope that she gets relief right away.
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BLUENOSE63 3/21/2014 2:21AM

  This is why I loved my Grandma......lots of cuddles when I was sick! Hope she feels better soon!

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AQUAGIRL08 3/20/2014 7:21AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Poor little Gwen! I hope that she is feeling better soon so that everybody can rest. Take care, Cyndi

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MEXGAL1 3/19/2014 10:35AM

    Poor baby....it's so sad when they are sick. Sending positive thoughts and prayers that she gets better soon.
Have a good day.
Sallie

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BROOKLYN_BORN 3/19/2014 9:59AM

    I just read your status update. I'm glad she's doing better. It's so hard when the little ones are sick.

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HARROWJET 3/19/2014 9:25AM

    Poor Gwen. Sometimes it is harder on the adults than the child when she is ill. I hope today is better all around.

A friend and I walked/ran around town after supper last night. That is one of the advantages of a longer evening. It was just over 2 miles by the time I was home. We are both beginners so our pace was very easy. I got the 'Running Until You're 100' book from the library.

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NATPLUMMER 3/19/2014 9:11AM

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DONNABRIGHT 3/19/2014 7:54AM

    So hard when the little ones are sick!

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GABY1948 3/19/2014 7:24AM

    I hope she is much better this morning....kids don't understand so it's harder and hope DD gets some rest. We all understand that!

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NEW-CAZ 3/19/2014 4:28AM

    I hope she's better soon Marsha and you don't go down with it emoticon

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DJ4HEALTH 3/19/2014 1:50AM

    emoticon hope she emoticon

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BOOKAPHILE 3/18/2014 11:56PM

    I hope that your excellent physical fitness will keep you from getting her bug. You're a good Grandma!

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SLIMLILA 3/18/2014 11:33PM

    Really bad bugs out there right now. Up in BC, Canada, they are having an epidemic of measles...

My classmate has been in bed for 4 days, and she has 3 prescriptions..... Powerful...

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_LINDA 3/18/2014 9:35PM

    emoticon poor Gwen!
Good on you getting in your run while you had the opportunity!

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JOHAL52 3/18/2014 9:17PM

    It's so scary when our grandchildren are sick; they seem so small and fragile. I am sure that with medicine and family love Gwen will be up in no time!

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MSLZZY 3/18/2014 8:45PM

    What a wonderful grandma you are! The little
ones love cuddle time when they are ill and I
am sure DD needs the sleep. Give her a hug for
me and yes, one for you too!
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WATERMELLEN 3/18/2014 8:36PM

    How wonderful the way you and your DD work together to give comfort to little Gwen (and you got some exercise in too). Nothing like team work!

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ONEKIDSMOM 3/18/2014 8:32PM

    emoticon for the little one, for comfort. I'll add my best wishes / hopes / prayers to yours for quick healing and rest for her mom!

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PEZMOM1 3/18/2014 8:15PM

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