Oh dear!

I recieved this in my email and thought it good to share with other people….

OK. I don’t know where to begin because the last 2 days of my life have been such a blur. Yesterday, My youngest daughter Halle who is 4, was rushed to the emergency room by her father for being severely lethargic and incoherent. He was called to her school by the school secretary for being “very VERY sick.” He told me that when he arrived that Halle was barely sitting in the chair. She couldn’t hold her own head up and when he looked into her eyes, she couldn’t focus them.

He immediately called me after he scooped her up and rushed her to the ER. When we got there, they ran blood test after blood test and did x-rays, every test imaginable. Her white blood cell count was normal, nothing was out of the ordinary. The ER doctor told us that he had done everything that he could do so he was sending her to Saint Francis for further test.

Right when we were leaving in the ambulance, her teacher had come to the ER and after questioning Halle’s classmates, we found out that she had licked hand sanitizer off her hand. Hand sanitizer, of all things. But it makes sense. These days they have all kinds of different scents and when you have a curious child, they are going to put all kinds of things in their mouths.

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Ug. Yesterday was terrible. I woke up feeling ok a little full from the previous night’s dinner and was up and running like normal. Kyle and I were ahead in our packing so we decided to go into Danvers to pick up some bags for the fish and just relax a bit away from the house.

When we got home, I decided to take a nap. When I woke up from my nap around 2pm, I was feeling quite nauseous. Continue reading “Ickies”