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Along Abbey Road | A Lifestyle And Family Blog : Shot To The Heart

3.29.2012

Shot To The Heart

Cardigan: LOFT. Blouse: LOFT. Skinnies: Express. Flats: Vintage. Readers: Vintage.
Luke got his 2 month shots on Tuesday. So sad. Smiling and cooing one moment, followed by a sudden onset of screaming and tears. I do believe those were his first tears of pain. They were flowing out of his poor little eyes as the blood dripped down his thighs from the needle. Too graphic? I'm just going for the drama here. It was just a tiny drop of blood, which was immediately covered with a band-aid.

Zoom to my face... a weeping, puffy-eyed mess as I watched the nurse torment my baby.

We have now successfully spent the last two days cuddling and eating non-stop. Bye-bye 97th percentile for weight, hello uncharted waters of 110th percentile, AKA fattest 2 month old alive.

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22 Comments:

At March 29, 2012 at 8:35 AM , Blogger MandaJ said...

Awe- shot time is the worst!

I'm not a Mama yet, but I am a Nanny. I've had to take children to the Doctor for their shots before- most recently a month ago.

J is a year old now- I found that it's easier to handle when you spend the few moments before & during making the little person completely relaxed and unshaken by the shot.
J was a champ and didn't even notice what happened- maybe it had to do with my crazy faces and car noises?? :)

Eat Cake

 
At March 29, 2012 at 9:37 AM , Blogger Jessica Holly said...

hahahaha! The chubbier the better :)

 
At March 29, 2012 at 9:54 AM , Blogger pollydove said...

Man I cried right along with my babies too! It is quite traumatic! My third little girl had such fat legs, she didn't even wince ... I swear she didn't feel a thing! Happy day! (But fat babies are awesome - don't you agree?!)

 
At March 29, 2012 at 10:05 AM , Blogger Elisha(: said...

wowee! your GORGEOUS!!!! (:

 
At March 29, 2012 at 10:11 AM , Blogger Sarah said...

Wow! That's one healthy baby ;) You look so cute btw.

- Sarah
A Girl In Transit

 
At March 29, 2012 at 10:13 AM , Blogger Emma Frances said...

Love your outfit! And those pictures of Luke are so cute! I love his funny little face that he's making! Also, I am so not excited to take my baby in for shots!

 
At March 29, 2012 at 12:26 PM , Blogger Nicole said...

you are one of the funniest people i have ever "met"! you seriously make my day every time i read your posts! i think we should be friends :)
p.s. my 3 year old just had his chicken pox vaccine on Monday...awful. but we wore curious george bandaids for 2 days to make it feel better :)
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At March 29, 2012 at 12:57 PM , Blogger JanM ♥ said...

Awww! I watched my nephew go through that now he's a strong big boy though. We'd always ask for a female to draw blood or give him a shot and ask "You're a brave boy right? I love brave boys!" before the shot. No sweat and tears involved in that strategy ;)

Love that Luke's sticking his tongue out in pretty much all the pictures :)

xo,
janmloves.blogspot.com

 
At March 29, 2012 at 1:20 PM , Blogger Kira said...

Haha I was like, what the heck, why was he bleeding so much? And then I read on...you trickster, you had me all concerned.

 
At March 29, 2012 at 2:09 PM , Blogger Kimberly said...

aw poor luke! i always feel so bad when babies have to get their shots, my nephew doesn't like the doctor now lol he gets upset as soon as we walk into the building! cute photos love your pants!

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At March 29, 2012 at 3:18 PM , Blogger A "cheery" disposition said...

I love this outfit. you are so pretty.

 
At March 29, 2012 at 3:18 PM , Blogger Shawna Faye said...

Boo for shots! But yay for fat babies! They are THE best! I love my daughter's chubby thighs!

 
At March 29, 2012 at 7:11 PM , Blogger modern Suburbanites said...

shots are never fun! i promise it gets better each time you take them! you look so adorable!

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At March 29, 2012 at 7:34 PM , Blogger Shalyn said...

You make me so excited for our little guy coming soon, except for the shots part- that sounds awful! And chubby babes are BEST!

 
At March 29, 2012 at 9:40 PM , Blogger Marissa Saunders said...

Hi Abbey! Thanks for the sweet comment! Your baby boy is just so handsome. I can only imagine the feeling of holding my baby girl for the first time. I absolutely love your blog. Now following. ;)


Marissa
The Simple Swan
A Fashion, Beauty, and Maternity blog

 
At March 29, 2012 at 11:11 PM , Blogger Trendydolap said...

sweet mummy & son :)

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At March 30, 2012 at 2:43 AM , Blogger Ms Nana said...

when children cry at the doctors it makes me so sad..
the worst is when boys get circumcised

i hope he is well
x

 
At March 30, 2012 at 2:44 AM , Blogger Nora said...

Wow, great pictures! What a cutie you got there! And I love you outfit (and glasses!) :)
I just come across your blog and it is pretty great! I think you got a new follower :)

bitterblondblog.blogspot.com

 
At March 30, 2012 at 3:39 AM , Blogger Beauté Camp said...

Could your baby be any cuter?! SO gorgeous! Looks like a beautiful place you live in too :)xx

http://www.beaute-camp.com/

 
At March 30, 2012 at 4:11 AM , Blogger Annie said...

You guys are too cute! Loving your glasses and that pretty blouse :)

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

 
At March 30, 2012 at 12:02 PM , Blogger Kirsten said...

I am so in love with these glasses!!
Good Find!


Kirsten
{travandkirk.blogspot.com}

 
At April 1, 2012 at 9:45 AM , Blogger Hayley said...

I love these pictures and your trendy momma style! so cute!

hayley

 

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