Thursday, February 25, 2010

Michelle is Sick

As if life wasn't keeping us busy enough....Anne and I got back from Austin to find that Michelle was sick. It didn't seem all that bad on Wednesday, although she was coughing a lot and seemed pretty stuffy. It seemed more like a cold than anything.

Well, her temp kept going up and by the time Christine came to get her, she was running quite a fever and not feeling good at all. Christine took her to the doc this morning....ear infection, a good start on pink eye, and a cough. Meds for all, which is great fun. Michelle takes after her dad when it comes to her willingness to take meds. Although actually she isn't quite as bad as he was--LOL.

By this evening, she was feeling some better, thank goodness. It was quite a day...Christine brought her over after she got the prescriptions filled, and had time to go change and get to work (starts at 11). It has been a good long time since I have dealt with a sick kiddo and I haven't missed it at all--haha.

We will hope she continues to improve rapidly!

Brian has his knee surgery tomorrow..

Take care all....send plenty of good thoughts, okay?

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Snow in Austin

They act like it has never happened before. I do know it is pretty rare though....

Anne's appt for ending her trial was at 11 a.m. today and we left an hour early just in case of bad roads, accident back ups, etc. I didn't have to drive on the freeway so that was good too. The roads were totally fine, which was good. There had already been reports of accidents in other places but we had no problem and didn't pass any accidents.

I got to see the wires being pulled out of Anne's back. Kind of interesting/weird. The gal pulled a good 6 inches or more of wires out. The human body is a wonderous thing, as they came out clean as a whistle, the little holes didn't bleed or leak any kind of fluids or anything. It was pretty cool. Sadly, of course, it means the temporary end of her pain relief. Her knees started to hurt before we got back to the motel, and she is pretty much back at her previous pain level already. Oh well....

So the snow. It is accumulating, mostly as slush, on sidewalks and places on the roads that aren't driven on. It has looked pretty coming down. It snowed really hard while we were waiting at the pain clinic, but slowed down a lot by the time we were ready to go.

She has an appt for injections in her knees tomorrow and then we hit the road for Abilene. It is to be warmer tomorrow and dry, and the storm is to have moved on by this evening... so all should be good tomorrow.

I will try to update here more often.