Thursday, September 4, 2008

Oh, hi! Guess I need to update, huh? Well, here's what's been going on.

  • The visit from the ILs went well. They actually only stayed a couple of days, leaving on Tuesday morning. Once they heard that it was OK to go back, they went on home to check on their houses and BIL's horses, which he'd had to leave behind. On Monday Miss Pink played all day with her cousins, while Mr. Blue came with me, Justin, my MIL, and her sister for a tour of Justin's shop and some houses being built nearby. It was fun.
  • One bad thing: Miss Pink stayed in the hotel pool for three or four hours, and got swimmer's ear. She was hurting pretty badly on Monday night. The nurse called in some drops for her and she stayed home from school. The bottle of drops held about a tablespoon worth of liquid which cost $50 after insurance. What's in there, gold dust? Sheesh.
  • Mr. Blue's first day of school went fine. He went right in and started playing and at the end of the day gave his teacher a hug. I don't know what I did to get two kids like this, but I'm glad--otherwise I'd be an emotional wreck.
  • Speaking of ailments, Mr. Blue is cutting his molars, and tonight we noticed another reason why he's been saying his mouth hurts: his gums are swollen and they bleed a little when we brush his teeth--not around the teeth coming in, but the ones next to them; and he has ulcers on his tongue which must hurt like heck. Anyone have any idea if the teething is causing this? Of course I'll call the doctor (and maybe dentist) tomorrow, but I just thought y'all might know what was going on. Especially since my husband is as freaked out as if this were the seventh sign of the Apocalypse.
  • Today Mr. B was in school and I was FREE! But of course it wasn't enough time to DO anything, unless you count writing a church lesson and going to a new exercise class, and of course I should count those. I just always think I should get more done than I do. I am going to be SORE tomorrow, though, so that exercise definitely counted. Also I may be going to the doctor or the dentist. I bet you are jealous of my life, aren't you?


  1. *Ouch*...Miss Pink felt the pain the ears and Mr Blue felt it in the gums...hope both are better now...

  2. dang girl!! busy busy!!

    Sorry about the issues for the kiddos... those ear drops ARE gold... I swear.

  3. I believe it's actually platinum, or plutonium or something like that in the ear drops. And good luck with Mr. Blue.

  4. The price of the swimmer's ear drops is ridiculous! Brayden got swimmer's ear when he had a really bad ear infection, which burst and resulted in swimmer's ear. That was the most expensive medicine we have bought for one of the kiddos thus far.

    I saw on your book list that you may be reading Such a Pretty Fat by Jen Lancaster soon. I just read Bitter is the New Black and it was great! She is such a funny writer. Such a Pretty Fat is up next!

  5. Thanks so much for visiting me on my special day when I was the featured blogger at SITS…I could hardly sleep the night before I was so excited!

    Lee :)

  6. One of my kids did get blisters and bleeding gums while teething. It only lasted a couple of days so hopefully... :)

    Enjoy your weekend!

  7. I don't know...ulcers on the tongue. Sounds like hand, foot and mouth which should be looked at. Easy to treat but if it's left untreated it can get pretty painful. Hope all is well soon.

  8. So glad things went ok with il's and they are back home. Whew!