We had a glorious weekend, EXCEPT for Jessie not feeling the greatest all weekend. Nothing major - just a headache, sore throat, cough, snotty nose and the FEVER (which was totally manageable with alternating doses of tylenol and motrin every 3 hours). It finally hit me Saturday while at the steer show/sale - DUH - swine flu has struck (seeing as how in her school of 650 students, about 280 are out with H1N1)....crap.
Nonetheless, we sucked it up and had an awesome weekend. Jessie didn't show any steers for Todd's uncle (who took 6 steers and a heifer to State College to show and sell) as she was feeling too crappy, but we did manage to bid on this little guy in the auction and he is now hers:
Jessie and her 4-h advisor, Jason (who also went with us on this trip) named him Punxs......short for Punxsutawney.
Then yesterday we wake up - Jessie has a low fever (99.7) and Tyler now has a fever - 102 - 102.5. So we spent the morning at the doctors and it's official - they both have H1N1.
So I'm off to clean the house, do some knitting and go wash Punxs. He was in the show and sale on Saturday (and won his class and was 3rd overall out of 30 some steers) but still has some of his "show day makeup" on that we need to get out of his hair before it falls out.....
Have a great fall day everyone.