Signal is feeling much better today than he did yesterday. With the help of Vicks BabyRub, he was able to get some uninterrupted sleep (and so did his moms!) His nose is less runny today, and he was more himself in terms of mood too. We were able to go to the grocery store without incident, he took two good naps, and he was back to playing with his toys. Hooray! Hopefully it's a sign that this cold won't move to his chest and Signal will soon be all better.
On top of the cold, a little oral exploration also shows that three of Signal's molars have now partially broken through his gums. With the cold and the teething, no wonder he was super cranky. I am also wondering if the teeth situation has anything to do with the fact that Signal has just been an awful eater over the last few days. Supper tonight consisted of two edamame beans that were chewed and spit out, a slice of apple that suffered the same fate, and two spoonfuls of yogurt. The sweet potato and meat that I offered went untouched. Were your kids' appetites really affected by teething?
And, as proof that he is on the mend: