Tuesday, August 5, 2008
Mommies first freak out
Well I knew it was coming, I have seen glimpses but couldnt have imagined my first true face to face experience with it...the mommy freak out. We were out in Eustace, TX at Nana and Papa's (my parents house) this past weekend and my BFF, Natasha and her baby Saige came to meet us there for a long over due visit. My younger brother and his fiance, Trisha were there and started feeling sick. Trisha was really sick to her stomach and before long it was obvious they had a stomach virus. Once this was confirmed, it happened - The freak out. I immediately loaded the car (and Natasha did too) to get our babies away from what you would have thought was the plague. I was crying thinking of all the worst case scenarios. We get all the gear (Lord, the gear) into the car and the babies and are headed to Dallas. We have now taken our children's temperatures like three times, over analyzing the 99 and 100 degrees wondering, "is it fever" or "is it the hell on earth 108 degrees outside that has them all heated up"???!!! About 20 miles outside of Dallas both our children begin to scream in their separate cars. We do our best to pacify them and make it home. We sank into the couches, babies clutched in our arms and exhaled. Everyone was fine. Babies down for there last nap of the day at 4:30 p.m. Natasha and I decided the only thing that could redeem this day was a Miller light and take out. It all worked out and we felt much better after our private happy hour.