Friday, October 2, 2009

Mothers, take good care of urself.

Health is really really crucial to everybody. Much more so to a mother. Much much much more so to a BF mother. Learned it da hard way, I did. *sigh*. I was infected with a really bad fever + flu + cough for da past week. My whole body aches with a really painful back. Even my sore throat; I can barely drink any water.

Since my pregnancy term (or even before dat) & since Eryna’s around we did really cut-off any night activities. No more night movies, less outside dinner, etc, etc. Dat is probably why with 11-straight-hrs of night traveling, improper meal (Eid is really an excuse for people not to cook lunch or dinner), cold weather, nursing Eryna, less fluid intake, my body cant take its toll.

After 4yrs of panadol-free, on da 5th day of Eid I had to broke it. My head really aches; it feels like there’s a ticking bomb inside ready to expode. In da last 5days, I was prescribed with 2 different antibiotics (da first one gave me an allergy), 5 types of flu med, 2 types of cough med, a jab to reduce my allergy & running nose & an-antibiotic-like-med for my sore throat. Got 2days MC since da latest antibiotic is a bit on da higher dose, da doctor advised me to get a full rest. As I’m typing this, my fever finally cool down but unfortunately my flu & cough still continues.

People been advising me to take extra supplement & ironically I do have all those vitamins in-house. Juz dat it’s there for decoration only. “Makan bile ingat je”. But now I finally realize dat I need all those vitamins to boost up my immune system, to maintain a good stamina & to have enough nutrition for both me & Eryna. Not to mention a balance diet & healthy life-style which is equally important as well. I don’t take veggies & barely follow the food pyramid , rarely take any intake of fruits & rarely exercised which leads me to opt for supplements & da need to change my life-style.

Da past week had been hard for me, Eryna & dear hubby. I was trying to avoid Eryna in fear she would also get infected. Except; of course; during nursing time or sleep time. Thanks to dear hubby for taking care of both me & Eryna. He even cooked dinner to ensure dat I get a proper meal. It reminds me dat I’ve once overheard my mom’s dua for her healthiness, her childrens’s healthiness, her husband & her families, in dat exact order. And I thought to my self; Eh mak tk dahulukan anak2 pun?”..(Maafkan Elia mak kerana berburuk sangka.).. How true it is,I realize now. We as mother need to take care of our health first so dat we can take care of others.

Neways, it’s time to discipline myself & take control of my health. No more skip meals/supplement, fruits is a must-have at home, drink plenty of fluids, it’s high-time to include veggies to my daily-meal & will try to exercise as frequent as conveniently possible.

3 comments on "Mothers, take good care of urself."

D@puR D@n OvEn on October 2, 2009 at 5:18 PM said...

Kesian Elia & Eryna... in a week korang pusing satu Malaysia, mana tak demanya.. hehehe. Take care ye.. makan sayur byk2

Mummy Faridah on October 6, 2009 at 7:09 PM said...

alaaaah... siannyer mommy... i can imagine how painful ( the heart) when we get sick and xda kudrat utk serve the family... tk care dear. korang pi mana sampai 11hrs travelling?

Mommy Eryna on October 20, 2009 at 4:22 PM said...

To Jeri : hu3..dh start amik sayur dh skrg ni...walau xsuke pon, gagah telan jugak..he3....dh sakit ni baru nk igt mkn sayur.. ;)

To Faridah : tu la pasalnyer...mmg badan xlarat sgt2...kesian gak kt Eryna tp nasib baik ramai org yg nk melayan dia.. :) ktrg dr timur ke barat ke selatan dn balik ke utara..mana tk demam..hu3..


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