Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Vomit Caps off Week of High Drama

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Vomit Caps off Week of High Drama

Article excerpt

IF YOUaD been in the car park at the Mater on Tuesday, you would have seen me. I was the heavily pregnant woman lying on the ground crying, looking under cars for a lost parking ticket.

Remember when I lost my keys? Mild, in comparison.

Letas backtrack a little.

The Child Genius turns 16 this week. She is marking this auspicious occasion by wearing pyjamas all day, communicating in grunts and eye rolls and being a difficult and obnoxious human being/sloth creature to live with.

The Bubble Boy has been vomiting after pretty much every meal for three weeks. So he is rarely getting through a full day of school and we are waiting for his paediatric gastroenterologist appointment in a week or so.

The She Devil is doing quite well since we started getting her a bit of extra help, but still needs to see a developmental optometrist, which is good because that was the only square we hadnat filled in on our specialist Bingo card.

There was a problem with having our ADSL connected and someone watched videos on the iPad while it was connected to 3G, resulting in a $600 excess data charge.

The cleaners we hired to do our bond clean took our $700 and then didnat actually clean our house.

So the past few weeks have seen a slightly enhanced level of stress. A amoments away from wearing a dressing gown stuffed with rabbits and a swimsuit to school pickupa level of stress. …

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