May
25
2010

Something to whet his appetite

When Ethan was down recently, I had to fight two major battles – getting him to stay awake and to get him to eat. I’ve already blogged about what I did to keep him awake. You can read about it here.
Now I’m gonna blog about what I did to whet his appetite. You see, kids in his condition will have a very ‘thick’ throat ie they’ll feel nauseous, very nauseous. They won’t want to eat or drink and even if they did, most likely they’ll throw up.
So I got some lemon and ‘assam boi’.
Roll those lemons first to get the most out of it :)

Ooh-la-la..Simply the shiok! OK~lah, at least for me this is simply the shiok as I really love this drink!

For Ethan however, I had to add in some honey and a packet of prebiotic with probiotics for his digestion.

Got him to drink some, eat some. Drink some, eat some. He won’t be able to take much but during those times, a couple of spoon full of rice was already considered a battle won!
Good news is we went to the hospital today and the Doc gave him the clearance! He is CLEAR! Thank you for all your prayers and well wishes. Thank you :)

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    Good news…Ethan is recovered.

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    Glad to hear he is CLEAR. Wah..he can tahan the assam boi masam-ness ah..haha. Hope his appetite return back to normal.

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    yay! Ethan is recovered dy! am so happy when u tell me bout wat d doc said u noe. :) now ethan must guai guai n gain back his appetite. =D

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    Alhamdullilah! God is merciful!!! Take care now, all of you!

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    Great idea to make him a lemon and asamboi drink. The sweet and sourish drink does help whet one's appetite. Good to hear he's recovering.

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    Glad to hear that he is fully recovered. Hope his appetite returns soon.:)

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    Glad to see little Ethan feeling better!

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    Really really glad he is CLEAR!!! I would love the drink too :D

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    thank God :)

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    I m sure mommy relied when the word CLEAR went into ur ear.Glad he is doing fine now.

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    such a refreshing drink. Glas to hear that good news!

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    glad that to know ethan has recovered! your lemon + asam boi drink surely looks appetizing :D

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    Ha :D I am sure he is enjoying it.

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    G R E A T ;)

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    Yummy, I love this too. Normally I will add some honey into it, it taste superb!

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    Helpful blog, bookmarked the website with hopes to read more!

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