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Spoiling My Sick Girl

So, in early November Ellery failed her school hearing test. They retested her two weeks later and she failed again. We took her to our family practice doctor who saw a whole lot of fluid in her ears and gigantic tonsils. He put her on some medication and we went back to see him a month later. Still fluid in her ears and gigantic tonsils. He referred us to an ear, nose, throat specialist. We saw him on Tuesday. Still fluid in her ears and gigantic tonsils. He tested her hearing again (it showed signifigant hearing loss) and recommended removing her tonsils and adenoids and putting tubes her ears. They had an opening in his surgery schedule the next morning. I took it. Brendan's semester hasn't started yet and it meant less time for me to worry about it.

Brendan took her early in the morning while I stayed home with the other kids. In fact, all three of us were still in bed when he called to say the surgery was over. It took under half an hour. She was back home by 9am. Miserable but back home. They drained a ton of fluid from her ears and she should hopefully have started hearing better immediately. We go back in 2 weeks to have hear after surgery check-up and to have her hearing checked again. Fingers crossed that she passes that test with flying colors. She's doing much better now. Eating and drinking pretty much normally. A little sleepier and quieter than normal but that's probably the painkillers. So, in an attempt to cheer her up, I've made her some stuff. It's what I do. Plus, it gave me something to do instead of just pacing the floor worrying.

A crcheted bunny and a pillowcase. She was so sad when we put away the Santa pillowcases- I just had to make her another.

Ladybugs,butterflies, flowers and pink. Everything to make a little girly-girl happy.

The pillowcase tutorial can be found here. More on the bunny will have to wait until tomorrow. I've got a sicky girl to go put down for a nap.


balloongal said…
Oh my goodness, how cute those both are... and Ellery of course. And you just whipped them out? Amazing. I take so long just getting one project done. I'm glad the surgery went so quickly.

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