Friday, May 15, 2009

Brown Alert! Brown Alert!

All parents please run immediately to the bathtub! THIS IS NOT A DRILL. REPEAT THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!!

Paige was a bit cranky this afternoon and kept saying her tummy hurt. She's had pooping issues, since, well pretty much birth. She holds it and holds it, and when she finally does poop, it hurts. We've tried everything under the sun. The only thing that really works is Miralax. After tonight I think we'll be back on it again soon.

Paige was playing in the bathtub, pretending to be a mermaid, when I heard it. "Mommy, I gotta go poop." I race to get her on the potty in time. I definitely made it in time. She sat there for a good 5 minutes trying to poop. She did, and said she felt better. Back into the tub we went. After all, Paige isn't clean yet. She's been playing mermaid, not getting clean.

That's when it happened. I heard the dreaded screaming and "Mommy, I pooped." She sobbed and sobbed as she sat on the potty. I got out the toys & drained the water. Paige finished her bath in the shower.

Part of my day tomorrow will be spent decontaminating her toys & the tub. I must make it safe for mermaids again.

5 comments:

Jenn said...

Awwwwww poor baby!

silver star said...

Poor mermaid! Having fun under the sea, then to have contaminated water and a trouble tummy ruin the fun. I had similar troubles when I was younger, I did get over it and I hope your mermaid does as well!

C. Beth said...

Oh, poor kiddo (and poor Mommy!) Pooping issues are so frustrating. :(

Monica said...

ah, well, it happens to the best of us. Not the pooping in the tub part, but the having to clean up after a pooping in the tub incident.

Heather said...

Poor little mite. I imagine being somewhere between stifling the laughter and crying right along with her.