it CAN get worse

Posted: November 9, 2010 at 7:08 pm

God has a mighty good sense of humor. I have some downtime coming my way on Thursday as Peter uses up some vacation days before they expire at the end of the year. I guess God is having fun getting me ready to really appreciate and utilize that time. Yesterday’s fiasco at Walmart pales in comparison to today.

You know that spin class I went to this morning? The one where I had all of my good reflection time? Well, it was actually only half a spin class. A worker from the childcare called me out halfway through because Makenzie had gotten sick. She threw up all over their floors. Poor girl! She has never ever ever thrown up before. I felt bad bringing her in to the gym. I had no clue she wasn’t feeling well since she had acted normal all morning. We quickly hightailed it out of there with profuse apologies to the staff.

The rest of my day looked like this -


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- sitting on the couch, with a puke bucket, snuggling my daughter and holding her hair back, and wanting to cry watching her feel so ill. All I have to say to that is…this is LIFE, people. And it’s still a blessing.

Oh…I also have to say, PLEASE God don’t let the queasiness I feel be my turn coming. I hope it’s just from having to smell vomit all day. And you’re welcome for that image. Have a good night. 😀

  • Do you ever find yourself laughing at the absurdity of some situations? I think sometimes all there is left to do is laugh. Sometimes life is that ridiculous.
  • What type of sickness is the worst to you? I hate stomach sickness. I handle it the worst. Give me pain, fevers, stuffy head, etc any day over a stomach bug.


58 Comments to “it CAN get worse”
  1. OH no! I hope little M feels better soon. That’s awful! Usually things the dogs or cats do (their mischief) makes me laugh because that’s better than crying. We look back at the “crate messes” Buffy made as a puppy, carrying her poopy paws and body up the stairs while she flails around and trying to clean her up … the day she ate my prescription eyeglasses … pales in comparison to a sick child. But I only have pets at the moment. I don’t like any sickness but def. puking is awful.

  2. Bree says:

    I hope M feels better already. Hoping you stay healthy, too!

    Is it wrong that one of the things I fear most about having kids is having them get stomach bugs? I am super paranoid and scared of getting it – have been as long as I can remember.

    So yes, stomach viruses are the worst in my book. I have had pneumonia a few times and would take that any day if I never had to throw up again!

  3. NYCPatty says:

    Hope your little angel is feeling better. ((Hugs))

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