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The Worst Thing Today

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Amanda
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Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby 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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Ken
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Location: Truro, Cornwall, UK

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

"Madeleine" wrote: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?


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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diamondlil
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Postby 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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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Mon July 20th, 2009, 3:45 am

"Amanda" wrote: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!


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

They do have surprisingly hard heads don't they!
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Madeleine
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Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Mon July 20th, 2009, 4:41 pm

"diamondlil" wrote:They do have surprisingly hard heads don't they!


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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Chatterbox
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Location: New York

Postby 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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Postby 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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Ken
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Location: Truro, Cornwall, UK

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

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


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

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby 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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