by the numbers

May 7, 2009

# of nasal washings performed for swine flu testing (in past 3 days): 21

# of children who acted like they might die from nasal wash trauma: 21

# of minutes i had to eat lunch today: -10

highest reported fever: 104.4

pairs of siblings seen: 3

# of mosquito bites brought in because they ‘might turn into MRSA’: 1

# of glasses of nice rioja required to make it alllllllll better: 1


  • Reply Alaina March 10, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    # of fabulous birthday parties you attended: 1
    Thanks for “crashing” tonight – it was great fun having you. 🙂

  • Reply Run Sarah March 10, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    mosquito bites and MRSA…thats a new one! sounds like a rough day..

  • Reply A March 10, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    you might find it more helpful to give the kids the rioja.

  • Reply JennyN March 10, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    Yeah we have had the nasal wash trauma with Ingrid too. Babies HATE that! She looks at me like “why are you trying to kill me?” after the frantic snorting has subsided.

  • Reply da March 10, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    Though short, this is flat out one of your funniest posts to date! A, I also enjoyed your comment 🙂
    L, da

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