Tessa was rather “Meh” about her birthday and cupcake last night.
At Sabrina’s request (since Tessa wasn’t going to eat it), I made strawberry cupcakes and topped them with strawberry cool whip. Gotta say it wasn’t my favorite cupcake to date – I’m going to try and talk her into chocolate or white cake for her birthday.
This is her face when she is being funny. She scrunches her nose, purses her lips, and breathes really heavily through her nose – it cracks us up.
She poked at it. She smeared cool whip around. She squished a little in her hands. She leaned down at one point and touched it with her tongue (it was so cute but my crappy camera took a crappy picture of that moment).
She even pretended to take a bite just so I would stop taking her photo.
Today Miss Tessa had her 1 year check up. At her 9 month, she was in the 5th%tile for both height and weight. Today was in the 6th%tile for weight (17 lbs 12 oz) and 9th%tile for height (27.5 inches). I discussed her continued aversion to table food with her pediatrician. I love our pediatrician – he isn’t a knee jerk kind of guy. He is laid back and likes to wait and see if things work themselves out before throwing drugs or other interventions into the mix. So despite sounding incredibly ridiculous, when he suggested a couple of sessions of feeding therapy, I agreed to try it. Best case scenario, they are able to help Tessa get over this gag reflex at table food. Worse case scenario, I get some blog posts out of it. Because we always mock that which we do not understand. Or at least I do.