I’ve heard about the BRAT diet for vomiting toddlers but I can’t remember what they are. When Sherilyn vomited 5 times several days ago after she overate some ramen and udon noodles at the Japanese restaurant the night before, I surfed the internet to check […]
Month: December 2008
Last night, Daddy brought Alycia and Sherilyn to the Japanese restaurant at our condo for dinner. I stayed home with Baby C as she was super cranky yesterday due to another UTI attack. They had dinner at around 9pm. According to daddy, Sherilyn stuffed herself full with lots of udon and ramen. This brat of mine is a noodles lover and can really wallop oodles of plain noodles at any time, without realizing her little tummy’s limit. After stuffing herself full with noodles, she gulped down half a tumbler of plain water. When she got home, she requested for milk.
The next morning, she woke up and cried. I sensed something amiss coz she would normally wake up feeling refreshed and happy. After drinking a bottle of 7 ounces milk which my maid fixed for her, she threw up when my maid was brushing her teeth. After throwing up, she went back to bed and slept for another hour. When she got up, I gave her some water but she threw up again. After she had rested for about an hour, I gave her a piece of wholewheat crackers. She took a few bites and minutes later, she puked again. An hour later, I gave a few sips of water. Minutes later, she ran to me and hugged me (which was quite unlike of her to do that). The next thing I knew, she ran to the bathroom sink, climbed up the stool and puked again. My poor baby puked about 4 times in the morning.
When I reheated some Unagi (Japanese grilled eel) with rice for Alycia for lunch, Sherilyn demanded to have rice too. I didn’t want to give her any food but she kicked up a fuss and I gave in to her demand. I gave her 2 teaspoons of plain rice with some Terriyaki sauce and she was all smiles again. When I fixed myself some homemade toasts, Sherilyn also requested for some and demanded to have granny’s homemade peanut butter on her toasts. I was reluctant to give her peanut butter but I know this brat would never leave me alone if her request wasn’t met, so I gave her a small dollop of peanut butter and this brat was satisfied. When Alycia ransacked the fridge after lunch to look for desserts and took out some organic crackers to munch on, Sherilyn also wanted some crackers. I gave in to her request since salty crackers are supposed to be good for people who are nauseated. I was really worried that she would puke but thank God she didn’t.
After lunch, Sherilyn dozed off on the couch. When she woke up, I gave her a glass of Ribena which she took small sips and finished the glass of Ribena over 2 hours.
Later in the evening, daddy brought Alycia and Sherilyn shopping at Ikea. Sherilyn had vermicelli soup. I hope her tummy will be able to tolerate and hold down the food, without anymore vomiting.
The other day, I bought a cup of organic tau foo far (soy bean curd) without any sugar/syrup after my morning jogging session. This is how I ate the tau foo far for my breakfast :
I added a teaspoon of Milo and threw in a handful of organic pumpkin seeds and walnuts. When Sherilyn saw me eating it, this Milo lover requested to try it and she liked it too. I gave her some and this brat stirred the Milo with the tau foo far until everything dissolved…. and then gulped down the Milo tau foo far as if it was her milk!