Back to the usual chaos!

Saturday, June 1, 2013

I guess that all of that Bar Mitzvah planning made everything else take a backseat. This week was spent catching up on everything that I slacked off on before the trip and a few naps.

In addition to the usual stuff, we were busy switching careers (my husband), studying for end of the year exams (the kids) and saying goodbye to a good friend who is moving away next week (me).

Oh yes, I forget to mention the visit last night to the ER. My youngest Sam landed on his foot in a funny way during PE. He got in the car (about three hours after the jump) and complained that his foot hurt, he took off his shoe and I almost crashed the car when I saw a huge egg  bump on the side of his foot.  Luck for us his Uncle, who is a physician, was in the neighborhood and made an emergency house call to check it out. When he winced and looked concerned after his exam, I was worried. He thought that it was broken and might need surgery.  I grabbed a tote bag and packed sweatshirts,  reading material and an Ipad (can you tell that I know the drill?)  We rushed to the ER.  

The Children's Hospital is a great one and it is about 10 miles away. Unfortunately it was rush hour and it took about 45 minutes to actually get there. I counted my blessings that he was not crying or barfing.  Once at the ER, we were quickly seen. There were a couple of Xrays (with a portable xray machine) and he was diagnosed with a sprain!!! It was the best news that I had heard all week!  We were back in the car on the way to McDonalds for a post-ER tradition, the McFlurry, within an hour of our arrival.



Woo Hoo!  Bring on summer!

I hope that your week was more boring than mine. 

5 comments:

angryparsnip said...

hahahahaha... It is all how you look at it !
Glad he is fine. Is he the Bar Mitzvah son ? If he is, lucky you this happened after the Bar Mitzvah.

cheers, parsnip

Susie said...

Japolina, You are the Mommy...you have been there before it seems. Just when you think things will quieten down a bit...it's crazy time. Bless your heart. Hope the rest of your weekend is nice and quiet. xoxo,Susie

NanaDiana said...

Oh-Poor boy- I am glad it is just a sprain though. That is very good news. What is your hubby changing careers to do? I know he changed a couple of years ago- what is next for him? xo Diana

vivian said...

Glad it wasnt broken! Believe me with 4 kids, weve spent many a day and night at the er.. I think I could write a book. sometime I should at least make a list! LOL!
Enjoy today!
xoxo

Ali of Dressing Ken said...

Egads thank god it was only a sprain my nephew is gradating from High School today. But each student only gets 4 tickets so the parents and the 2 grandmothers are going.

Ali of

Dressing Ken

 
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