Friday, April 27, 2007

Here We Go Again


Well, my daughter is only 5, but already she has some of you beat in the scar-story department. Yesterday she added one more story.

Once again, I was not around when this occurred - on a field trip with Brayden without a cell phone. Wouldn't you know it? She was with my friend Amy, playing on playground equipment, went up some steps, tripped, and hit hard at the side of her eye on the corner of the next step. Ironically, this is the SAME place she got stitches with Grandpa and Grandma when she fell into the corner of their coffee table. So, I called Dad last night and told him he no longer should feel responsibility for that scar....

This adds to the scar on her forehead from crawling up her furniture, and the scars on her arm from the curling iron - poor thing. And, yes, the 3rd round of stitches..... This time, we were able to just take her to her pediatrician and do it in office. John was there when I arrived, she was a champ. She's getting good at these things, I guess.

In the meantime, she's going to get one heck of a shiner in that eye, and I think we'll be beginning to take stock in Mederma......

P.S. - Heather, any news on McKenzie? I've been praying for him to come home - if anyone understands the love for dogs, I do....

2 comments:

Colie said...

Poor Girl! I'm glad she was a champ but its too bad its because it happens so often. I feel her pain. I was just telling someone I am not looking forward to our first round of stitches or a "big" accident. Big meaning a broken bone or something. Keep it up mom!

JustMe said...

Steph,

Sorry I didn't update sooner. Not 30 minutes after posting to your blog I sent an email to dog control, they gave me a phone number, it looked like I'd locater her...and at 4:30 pm I was reunited with my first baby. The day she got out she actually went about 2 miles to downtown Albany, was hit by a car, and a guy working at Riley's Pool Hall (yes, that's the name) found her. Her back legs weren't working at all. They took her to the vet and started nursing her while looking for an owner. In God's perfect timing, by the time I got her back I was already scheduled to take 3 days of vacation. I was able to be home with her all day just loving on her and making sure she got regular exercise. As of yesterday she was actually running pretty normally and putting weight on the leg as she chased the ball. This week I'm planning to pay back these Heroes - with interest - for their good deed. I hadn't thought to look or post signs in that part of town because I never dreamed she'd go that far! Thank you for your prayers. I learned a big lesson about worry as God's timing was perfect in her return.