Eli was doing a little better on Friday, but by Saturday, he wasn't sleeping well, screamed when we tried to change his diapers, and was pretty irritable and fussy all day.
Eli didn't sleep well on Saturday night and woke up in a miserable mood, so this morning we brought him in to the doctor for a sick visit... sure enough - he has an ear infection. It's very common for kids with RSV to also get ear infections. Poor little guy. Now he's on an antibiotic and I'm really hoping things will improve in a few days.
Today our weather was in the 40s and the snow was melting, so there are huge puddles of water all over the place. The big grassy area in front of our building looks like a big pond of murky water. I will say I got a little grumpy when I heard we have more snow in the forecast for this week. It's MARCH for Pete's sake!
I realize this is a random post - tomorrow we celebrate Casmir Pulaski Day here in Illinois. Pulaski was a Revolutionary War calvary officer who trained soldiers in the US military. He was from Poland, and since we have a high concentration of Polish people in Chicago (our city has the most Polish speakers outside of Poland), the city celebrates this day with a parade and gives the kids a day off from school. My favorite part of the holiday is saying his name with a true Chicago accent - practice with me now: "Caaah-smeer Puhlaaahhski" with lots of emphasis on the "a" sound. Like how you would say "back" with a strong eh/ah. Ben says it's like saying "yak." It's hard to describe!
*If you want to learn more about the Chicago dialect, check this out.
Happy Birthday Casmir Pulaski!