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Friday, December 5, 2008

You just can't keep a good girl down

Our youngest fell out of our treehouse Wednesday afternoon and fractured her wrist - she was in a lot of pain the first day, but seems to be doing so much better today.

We have an appointment with an ortho specialist to follow up in the morning (hm, it's 2:20 am - does that mean it's really today?) and see if she's going to need a cast. I sincerely hope not, for her sake. She's already complaining that this splint itches. I can't imagine going four weeks in a cast with a 4-year old.

Here she is the evening it happened, tears are all gone and replaced with her thousand watt smile. Please disregard the ice-cream mustache...she has dad wrapped around her little pinky. Add an injury + baby of the family and that = ice cream.

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Dorothy said...

That smile would indicate that the ice cream for medicinal purposes works! My hubby believes in it too.

And I do hope she doesn't need a cast!

Emily said...

Oh, I FIRMLY believe in ice cream for medicinal purposes. So glad it's not hurting too much anymore.

I'll keep my fingers crossed for no cast! Hopefully it will heal quickly!

Always Been Different said...

she is just too cute!!!! And you know ice cream is the best medicine. I think it can heal just about any kind of pain :-)

Love and miss ya bunches

hondaray6 said...

Ohhh, poor baby and poor Mama! Sorry she got hurt but I hope she heals quickly. I recommend Moose Tracks ice cream for everything from a stubbed toe to a bad hair day! LOL Take care.

dianne - bunny trails said...

She sure is a cutie!! And I can see how that smile resulted in ice cream. :D

So I'm curious - is she right-handed or left-handed.

Mel @ A Box of Chocolates said...

Ice cream makes everything better! I'm glad she is doing okay.

Suzanne said...

awwww! what a cutie pie! i'm so glad she is doing better!

I am Boymom said...

Kids are so resilient, aren't they? glad she's doin okay!

Hey it's Amy Shipp said...

What a cutie pie!

Sherry said...

Ice cream works for just about everything, except dieting, of course - but that's a minor detail - and certainly not a concern of a child. Hope she's doing well with that cast.