Friday, September 7, 2007

Another trip to the ER...

That would be Emma. She had been complaining about her arm, off and on, since Monday. She had fallen out of our neighbors little tree, but seemed fine. I checked it just like the Dr does. Pushed her hand backwards, squeezed it from the sides, and top and bottom. Asked her to rotate it. She did them all pretty well. No screaming in pain. A couple of, pulling her arm away. Last night, she was complaining again. This am, she was playing at said neighbor's, and when I picked her up, her hand was swollen, and she was SOBBING. Then I told her we needed to go get it looked at... SCREAMED even harder.

Luckily, she fell asleep on the long drive to PCMC. When we got there, she noticed where we were and started to cry all over again. Once I convinced her there were not going to be any needles, or pokies, she was ok.

We checked into the ER at a little before 1:00. We got right in. She did GREAT for the X-ray, and got her little splint on. She has a buckle fracture. When they went to put her splint on, she was wearing a longsleeved shirt. So we had to take it off, and get a shirt from the hospital. This picture, is awful, cuz she didn't want me to take it, so I took it fast. And she was in the middle of telling me, she didn't want her picture taken. heehee, I told her we had to show everybody!!

She'll get a cast, hopefully on Tuesday. And I can assure you...it will be pink, or purple!

The one silver lining, when we got home, I looked at the clock...3:04.

Oh the joys of being a Simmons...

7 comments:

Danielle said...

Goodness! Can I borrow some of your black cloud and send it to a house of a person I don't like? Holy Hannah, how do you possibly survive!! Hugs to you both.

Mel said...

Holy Smokes, how do you manage?

Amy said...

Kylie had something similar happen, twice. I think the cloud may be visiting for just a bit, think positively it will be gone quick! Good luck!

Naylor Family said...

Oh wow...doesn't it feel like things should just stop being so challenging...at least for a while? Good luck and hugs!!

Christine said...

geez louise, the poor girl. I had to take Wesley (my oldest, he'll be 10 in a week) to emergency last night. He fell down the basement stairs right from the top all the way down. He was screaming so bad when I was touching his side that I thought for sure he broke a rib or something. Turned out he didn't break anything, he's just bruised up pretty bad. Luckily our visit was pretty quick too. When we were leaving I said something about that being our fastest hospital visit ever and they looked at me like I was nuts.

Lisa M. said...

You should stop beating them.

That would so help.

*Rolling eyes*!

Sis Sarah said...

Oh Emma

Corianne Gives you Big but Gentle ((HUGS))


I agree with Lisa

Ha ha