Sunday, 9 August 2009

A but of an update

So as I've mentioned on Friday morning, we had a bit of drama on Thursday night - that is now apart from my stressed state of mind at the time. After brushing The Little Miss' teeth, I always swing her by both arms from the bathroom mat to the bedroom carpet and her hand was wet and slipped! She landed with her head on the door frame and started to cry hysterically. I picked her up,hugged and consoled her, just to get a huge fright when I noticed my hand full of blood! I got such a shock and on checking the wound realized that this was emergency room material. Luckily we had Lucy staying the night as we were both home late from work, so we could both take her and leave Lucy with the sleeping boys.

At the emergency room we were lucky enough not too wait too long and she had to get 7 clips placed in the wound. The bandage was placed to keep the dressing in place just for Thursday night. By Friday morning we could take it off. On Friday we need to head back to have the clips out. Let's hope it all heals well.

In mommy and daddy's bed Thursday night where she slept. Check out the cute little bear she got at the hospital.

Oh yes, and for those who asked - Tick byte fever is a disease you get from a virus carried by ticks. The symptoms are a migraine like headache, stiff neck, nausea and flu like symptoms. It really makes you feel like crap, But it is not dangerous for healthy grown ups (asked me, I've had it 4 times!). And it is not uncommon to contract it if you spend some time in the bush in Africa.

15 comments:

  1. Oh no!
    Feel better Little Miss (although she looks pretty darn happy in this photo, but maybe that's just to sleep in Mom and Dad's bed!) Oh the crazy things that happen to kids!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. jeez o pete's! i was getting zoe out of her swing once and she slipped right out of my arms. thankfully she wasn't hurt but i remember how i felt, so i can only imagine how you were feeling! but, accidents happen. she'll be ok!

    kids are tough like that! :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. That stinks when a fun routine gets messed up a bit! Glad she is ok and hope the rest of her mend is speedy!

    ReplyDelete
  4. She looks amazingly happy for going through such an ordeal! What a happy face. What luck to have had someone to stay with the little one...whew!

    So glad she is on the mend!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Big hugs for both of you!!! How scary for you!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Oh gosh! How scary! I am so glad she is going to be ok:-)

    ReplyDelete
  7. Oh my, I am so glad that she is alright!

    ReplyDelete
  8. oh my goodness. I hope Little Miss feels better! How awful for you to have to go through.

    ReplyDelete
  9. oh poor Lil Miss! and I can only imagine how you felt - I've had some close calls and been grateful no major damage was done. Glad she seemed to handle it all rather well.

    Hoping this coming week is calmer and less eventful (although you have the trial this week now, right? good luck!)

    ReplyDelete
  10. OH MY GOODNESS!!! Little Miss...I hope you heal quickly! Cat, I can only imagine your reaction...I probably would have cried!! Accidents do happen...but thank goodness God made them durable.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Oh poor little thing! I love her huge smile though! How she feels better soon!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Poor little Miss! I am glad she is ok and adorable as ever (even with a big boo boo)

    I bet that made you feel worse than Little Miss did :(

    ReplyDelete
  13. Oh my gosh!!!!! How scary :( I'm so glad that she looks happy in that photo - otherwise I'd be more scared for you guys! (Although, doesn't she know that she'd get more sympathy with a sad face? LOL!)

    ReplyDelete
  14. Poor kid! I am glad everything is ok.

    ReplyDelete
  15. Not only both on the door frame, but both on a Thursday! We'll have to keep them away from door frames on Thursdays!!!

    ReplyDelete

So what's on your mind?