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The Worst Thing Today

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Amanda
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Post by Amanda » Sat July 18th, 2009, 10:29 pm

The worst thing yesterday......got poked in the eye by my little son (19 months). Should be ok in a few minutes right? Well after 2 hours of still not being able to open my eye, and being in pain, went to see a doctor, and had to have local anaesthetic drops and ointment and an eye patch! He said the cornea repairs very well, and it could take a few hours or a few days to come right. So I kept the patch on all day and night. Of course, I couldn't read! Or watch TV, or use the computer. And a stepped on and tripped over a few things. But I did get a bit of an audiobook listened to (Persuasion by Jane Austen).

And thank goodness I woke up today able to see perfectly and no pain at all! So it looks like I'll be just fine today!

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Post by Ken » Sun July 19th, 2009, 8:40 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]And me! I thought it was a real ant or fly, especially as they've been invading over the last few days.

I've never come across Lantic Bay before, whereabouts in Cornwall is it?[/quote]

Its a secluded beach on the South Coast about 5 miles from Polperro. To keep in line with this thread though - The worst thing is - it's raining there today!!!!

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Post by diamondlil » Sun July 19th, 2009, 11:59 am

I am watching the cricket, and it is not going well from an Aussie perspective! ;)
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Post by LoveHistory » Mon July 20th, 2009, 3:45 am

[quote=""Amanda""]The worst thing yesterday......got poked in the eye by my little son (19 months). Should be ok in a few minutes right? Well after 2 hours of still not being able to open my eye, and being in pain, went to see a doctor, and had to have local anaesthetic drops and ointment and an eye patch! He said the cornea repairs very well, and it could take a few hours or a few days to come right. So I kept the patch on all day and night. Of course, I couldn't read! Or watch TV, or use the computer. And a stepped on and tripped over a few things. But I did get a bit of an audiobook listened to (Persuasion by Jane Austen).

And thank goodness I woke up today able to see perfectly and no pain at all! So it looks like I'll be just fine today![/quote]

Children in the one to five year range are dangerous. I've been hit in the face with a toddler head so many times it's a wonder my nose hasn't been broken...yet.

Kids have been slightly insane today. I'm thinking of adding up how many minutes it will be til school starts.

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Post by diamondlil » Mon July 20th, 2009, 9:18 am

They do have surprisingly hard heads don't they!
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Post by Madeleine » Mon July 20th, 2009, 4:41 pm

[quote=""diamondlil""]They do have surprisingly hard heads don't they![/quote]

So do dogs! I can't remember how many times I've been headbutted when I've bent down to kiss them, and they lift their head up at the same time :o And my lab once swiped me in the eye with her paw, which hurt and left me with a bit of a bruise!
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Post by Chatterbox » Mon July 20th, 2009, 4:56 pm

Ken -- it's about to rain here, too!!! Probably an apocalyptic summer thunderstorm, judging by the sky.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Mon July 20th, 2009, 6:03 pm

When Harm was younger or when we'd be playing around she'd headbutt me a few times and I'm so amazed I didn't have a broken nose or at least a bloody one, just had a very sore one, thankfully!

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Post by Ken » Mon July 20th, 2009, 7:22 pm

[quote=""Chatterbox""]Ken -- it's about to rain here, too!!! Probably an apocalyptic summer thunderstorm, judging by the sky.[/quote]

A cleansing storm in NY might turn out to be your 'the best thing today!' Let us know!

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Post by nona » Tue July 21st, 2009, 11:02 pm

the economy is getting me down, working in finances can be depressing sometimes.

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