Friday, January 24, 2014
Our Nice New Morning Routine...All Thanks To A New Med...
Fri 8:07am -- Just got the wife & king off to school. We've had a real nice routine in the mornings the past couple of weeks.
All thanks to a new medicine the Kyle is taking.
Let me explain.
Kyle is now taking a very small dose of a medicine called "synthroid" because he appears to have
I don't want to get into the why's and how's and how comes right now. Let's just say we did blood work for something else and that blood work indicated that his thyroid levels were off. Follow up blood work a few weeks later confirmed it. So we're trying this med for a few weeks and then we'll see if his levels are going in the right direction. He showed no signs or symptoms of hypothyroidism and so far he's shown no side effects of the med. It's a new thing and we and he are dealing with it swimmingly so far. (Knock on wood)
Ok so back to the great morning routine. So we were told to give Kyle this med synthroid in the morning on an empty stomach and to wait at least 30 minutes before giving him any food or any other meds.
So because of this new med it's forced us all to get up a little bit earlier on school days. We give him the synthroid and then we all stay upstairs, in his bedroom and our bedroom, away from the kitchen for the next half hour.
There's been a lot of cuddling with us in bed. We'll throw on one of his DVD fav's and we'll get him washed and dressed upstairs. And wifey or I will head downstairs to start his lunch.
When the half hour is up we all head downstairs, we make him some popcorn & chocolate milk and put him in front of Sesame Street as wifey and I continue to get ourselves ready.
And he is happy as a lark, yumming away and happily sitting on the couch or bouncing on the ball...
There'll be an occasional "stop touching the lamp" or "hands out of your pants" or "put IT away" but for the most part it's been a stress free nice morning routine we've established the past couple of weeks...
.... all thanks to the new med synthroid...with an assist (as always) from popcorn...
OVER AND OUT...
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