Thankful: Day 1

Saturday morning, Foxy still had the cold that she had the previous two days.  Colds are de rigueur when dealing with children, so I really wasn’t worried about her.  Until she started wheezing, that is.

Whenever I was near her, her breathing sounded fine, but when I left the room to shower or do my hair she started making this loud wheezing sound.  The only way to describe it was that it sounded like a donkey:  hee haw hee haw.

I called her pediatrician but I had just missed their after hours.  I asked where they referred patients on weekends and they directed me to Kids Time Pediatrics.  The location nearest me didn’t open until 1pm, so we headed there around 2pm.

Thankfully, Foxy still just has a cold.  The doctor on call listened to her lungs and said they sounded great.  She looked in her ears and throat and said everything sounded great.  She said that odd noise was most likely caused by inflammation in her throat.

I am so thankful that there are places like Kids Time that are open during evenings and weekends.  They help put moms and dads like me at ease when we don’t want to wait until Monday morning and don’t feel our child’s sickness warrants a visit to the emergency room.

And the best part about the visit was I only had to pay a $15 office visit copay!

What are you thankful for today?

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19 Responses to Thankful: Day 1

  1. S23 says:

    I’m thankful that I cooked a couple meals over the weekend so I don’t have to cook until maybe Wednesday! Oh and my supervisor is on vacay today. That might sound mean but I get more work done when I know she’s not “in the office.”

  2. jamie says:

    I am thankful that God made pigs and that man learned to turn them into bacon!


  3. AR Gal says:

    After seeing a slew of dead deer on the side of the road, I am thankful for making it to work safely this morning.

  4. Nerd Girl says:

    I am thankful for Sunday and Monday night football.

  5. CC says:

    I am thankful that Halloween is finally over and my neighbor can remove her giant 7 foot tall inflatable cat (that has been up for three weeks) from the terrace.

  6. SimplyB says:

    I am thankful that the seminar traffic this morning did not add another hour on to my commute.

  7. Jack says:

    I am thankful I woke up this morning.

  8. Clu says:

    I am thankful I didn’t have to stand on the platform for more than 30 seconds before a train showed up. And I’m also thankful my boss has a doctor’s appointment so I won’t have anyone bothering me until at least noon

  9. Deljah says:

    Thankful for God’s presence in my life.

  10. t. sheree says:

    I am thankful for a bestie who has opened her home to me as I transition in this career thing. She’s awesome.

  11. keyalus says:

    I am thankful for ruching on shirts. It hides a multitude of figure sins. 🙂

  12. I am thankful that I have a short week(off on Friday) an Monday is close to being done !

  13. onefromphilly says:

    My Dad.
    Because I was about 2 seconds away for exploding on my Mom and my nephew for bickering back and forth, in emails, like some disfuctional TV sit-com family.

  14. Sheena says:

    Thankful for my bank. I lost my debit card over the weekend and another will not arrive until 5 to 7 business days. Thank goodness Wells Fargo gives customers instant debit cards. (The first of the month equals bill time)

  15. Shakera says:

    I am sooo thankful for the many opportunities within my field that have come my way.

  16. Ames says:

    I am thankful for naptime.

  17. Disco Diva says:

    Thankful for my furbabies….they make me happy.

  18. Honest says:

    I’m thankful the gig is paying for parking at my new office location. Saves me from having to take the bus or drive to a metro.

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