Thursday, May 26, 2011

Gatorade and Broadway Musicals: A Guest Post

“I can’t get him to drink anything but Gatorade,” I told Dr. Wright, our seasoned pediatrician.

We were back at his office again after several bouts with ear infections, numerous rounds of antibiotics, and the awful and endless ensuing diarrhea. My first born was only a year old at the time, and I was at my wit’s end. After getting tired of purchasing the brand name electrolyte replacements, I had resorted to Gatorade, and now this child, who had only ever had breast or cow’s milk, would drink nothing but the red, yellow, or orange stuff. Naively, I thought this was a legitimate health issue, and that my pediatrician would most certainly have some scientific strategy to deal with it...

To read the rest of the story, head on over to The Other Baby Blog, where I had the opportunity to write a guest post!


Katie Breen said...

A few things:

1. That picture's HILARIOUS. I know it was probably an accident, but their faces are priceless.

2.I also happened to see the link to the Pride and Prejudice post, and it made me giggle. Kory is very much like Darcy, though I'd like to think him a little nicer and more talkative ;).

3. Your family is wonderful.

Melanie said...

Thanks, Katie! They enjoyed being with you guys last weekend!