From the time he was born, Henri has been very reactive — to everything.
As a baby, he was allergic to milk and soy, which led to weeping eczema all over his body. His allergies meant frequent ear infections and sinus infections.
As a toddler, he was anemic and underweight. He had two urinary tract infections (UTIs) with fevers.
At age 3, he had a circumcision because of the repeated UTIs.
At age 4, a sinus infection spread to his eye orbit. Every sunscreen on the market gave him (and still gives him) a rash.
At age 5, a bug bite on his ear led to a cartilage infection that required antibiotics.
Suffice it to say, I am always prepared for the unexpected with Henri. …