It has been all downhill from that moment. Jonah made himself at home on the couch and rested or slept most of last week. His fever was as high as 103+ several times and he was hardly without a fever for three days. I finally took him to the doctor on Friday. I resisted until then because all he had was a fever. However, by Thursday night he had a horrible cough. Maybe he had strep. Now I wish that was what he had.
The strep test was negative. So was the flu test. The mono test was positive. WHAT!!?? How on earth did Jonah get mono? Of course, mono is a virus so there is no special cure. One can only treat the symptoms which for Jonah is a horrible fever.
On Mother's Day Jonah looked like himself for a few moments during the day. Hope!! Again the fever returned at dinner. Frustration again for me and him! Jonah missed school again today...four days absent.
I am tired of seeing this face on my couch. I hate knowing he feels so miserable and I hate that there is not much I can do to make him better.
I am ready for this face to return. I am ready for his energy and zest for everything to be back! I miss my Jonah!! We all do!