Black/Shadows ~ Nurture Photography Challenge
Nights of little sleep, listening to the cough and the crackle…
This week, when I think of black, dark things and shadows our “noisy panda” comes to mind. Our girl was hit out of the blue with a cough, a nasty cough that very quickly sent us to the doctor. Reactive airway disease (RAD) is one likely diagnosis. To the best of my understanding, when a normal persons’ lungs are subjected to the affects of post nasal yuck, we cough it up. When someone with RAD has post nasal drip, the lungs say “WTF” and seize up, making it very difficult to breath and work the yuck out. Asthma was discussed, but it’s a little soon with her medical history to make that call.
It sucks to be scared for your child, and to have no control and virtually no way to help.
In comes the nebulizer, or “noisy panda.” When our little bird was about eighteen months old she had RSV that quickly turned into pneumonia. We got the nebulizer then, and she would call it “noisy panda” because the thing makes so darn much noise when it’s on that you can’t even carry on a conversation. It’s cute, seems harmless, and is a lifesaver. Our girl hates it, but for seven more days “noisy panda” will be hanging out…and then, hopefully, will go back into the closet.
Fingers crossed, knocking on wood and any other positive superstitious motions are going on here.
She was feeling a little bit better yesterday (that comes and goes), and we had a coupon for dinner at a local fondue place so we braved an excursion. It was fun, and the ambiance at this place is not to be out done. Each table is tucked away behind walls and partitions. We haven’t been since before our girl was born, so this was a real treat. I see a girl’s night out coming soon
High ISO, aperture open as wide as I could get it, and a slow shutter speed (thus the blur).