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Sunday, December 14, 2008

The 12 toddler ills of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
One stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

On the second day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
Two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

On the third day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
Three itchy rashes, two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

On the fourth day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
Four sneezes and coughs, three itchy rashes, two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

On the fifth day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
Five....times vomiting.
Four sneezes and coughs, three itchy rashes, two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

On the sixth day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
Six days of pink eye.
Five....times vomiting.
Four sneezes and coughs, three itchy rashes, two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

On the seventh day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
Seven hours of diarrhea, six days of pink eye.
Five....times vomiting. Four sneezes and coughs, three itchy rashes, two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.


On the eighth day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
Eight times to the doctor, seven hours of diarrhea, six days of pink eye.
Five....times vomiting. Four sneezes and coughs, three itchy rashes, two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

On the ninth day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
Nine days of unpaid sick leave...Eight times to the doctor, seven hours of diarrhea, six days of pink eye.
Five....times vomiting. Four sneezes and coughs, three itchy rashes, two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

On the tenth day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
Ten hours lack of sleep, nine days of unpaid sick leave...Eight times to the doctor, seven hours of diarrhea, six days of pink eye.
Five....times vomiting. Four sneezes and coughs, three itchy rashes, two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

On the 11th day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
11 hours of sore throat, ten hours lack of sleep, nine days of unpaid sick leave...Eight times to the doctor, seven hours of diarrhea, six days of pink eye.Five....times vomiting. Four sneezes and coughs, three itchy rashes, two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

On the 12th day of Christmas my toddler brought to me...
12 more sick kids in day care, 11 hours of sore throat, ten hours lack of sleep, nine days of unpaid sick leave...Eight times to the doctor, seven hours of diarrhea, six days of pink eye.Five....times vomiting. Four sneezes and coughs, three itchy rashes, two ear aches, one stuffy nose, and a 101 fever.

Can you tell I love this time of year? Jelly bean has been sticken with pink eye...Gotta love it.

3 comments:

Candace said...

UGH! We just fought the pink eye monster with the toddler and now Junior's eyes are watering. Let's play pass around the pink eye!

Funny post!

Sheri said...

Oh my goodness, that is rough. I was just thinking of you. I don't get to blog too much anymore. I have been in a funk too.
I will be praying for you.

Jill/Twipply Skwood said...

Well, sounds like a good time was had by all...KIDDING!!! UGH!!!!!!!!!! At least you seem to have escaped lice. :-) Hope she's good as new soon!!!!