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Gratitude

My little 9-month-old girl, Seren, was hit with several things at once the other day.

I was plowing away at work that morning when Kristi called me on the phone to tell me that she had just come back from the doctor's with Seren. Kristi worries more about our two little girls than she did with Remi and Zac, and so it wasn't out of the ordinary to hear that she had taken her there.

I asked her what the doctor said.

"A urinary tract infection."

"What?! Are they sure?"

Kristi explained that they were going to run more tests to be sure because a UTI is so rare for little babies. They didn't have any idea of the cause, but they sent Kristi home with a prescription. (To date, while they confirmed the diagnosis, they still aren't sure what caused it.)

Well, the following day, Seren started to vomit, have diarrhea, and a terrible fever.

Seren is our most pleasant baby. Actually, she is the most pleasant baby that I have ever met. She almost never cries, and s…