nothing but the tooth

Monday, dec. 28, 2009   |   8 comments

Desi is five months old today! And to celebrate, he spent the past week screaming and squeezing out real human tears and generally not sleeping at all. Meanwhile I lay on his floor in a semi consciousness, my back seizing as I augmented the batteries in his swing with vigorous pushings the likes of which usually put him to sleep but which this week only managed to reduce him to the soft growl stage.

And then lo! This very evening! Out pops a sharp little tooth, his very first one!

Ah. Well then. That makes perfect sense, then. Grow on!


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  • Terri Jones 14 years, 6 months ago

    Awww. Those early teeth are often such a struggle! Glad you both survived!

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  • zan 14 years, 6 months ago

    Kisses to Desi and his first little tooth! He’s almost ready for corn on the cob!

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  • Cate 14 years, 6 months ago

    Doesn’t sound like anything a little bourbon wouldn’t cure pronto, for you or him. Poor kiddo!

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  • Liz Ramage - ne Gwynn 14 years, 5 months ago

    Hi Evany!!

    How are you?! Remember me from Oxford Poly days? Nikola Whyte – Diamond – sent me this link – I can’t bloody believe it’s you!

    Congratulations on baby Desmond – how cute he looks! Hope motherhood is suiting you? I have two little boys now Harry – 4 and Harvey 2. Madness but absolutely fab.

    In case this doesn’t get through, drop me a line to confirm you’ve got it and I’ll write more…

    Wow good to know you are still around!

    Liz xx

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  • sarah 14 years, 5 months ago

    New post, please!

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  • Corinne 14 years, 5 months ago

    I keep meaning to pass along a nickname: Des-Mo from the Get-Go. Has a certain ring, no?

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  • Christie 14 years, 5 months ago

    Miss your funny, funny words! Hope all is well in baby-land and you post something new soon!

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  • robin 14 years, 4 months ago

    We miss you!

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