Sunday, May 15, 2011

State of Emergency

And in some cases, hazardous to your BLOG.

Having spent the better part of Saturday at the hospital with my dear mother, (who is fine now - in case you're wondering) and then spending the rest of the evening on the phone with siblings, (getting them caught up on details) it seems I have zero time left to dream up anything for my weekly blog.  So, therefore, I will show you my day in pictures.  (A bit lame, but hey, I am too tired to care tonight.)

The good thing about living in a small town - we didn't  have to wait to be put into a room.  

Then came all the tests:
This screen is similar to what I watched most of the day:

The best part of the day was when the doctor came in and said all the tests were good and that we could head home.  Thank God.   I love you mom!

I'm pretty sure all of my lovely followers will forgive me for being less than entertaining today and you will all agree that the health of a loved one is far more important than writing the most riveting blog ever written... (which I had previously planned to do)  Oh sure, I could have waited until Sunday or Monday to create some eloquent piece...*cough*...but I can't stand putting things off.  Perhaps I will be so inclined to pen that award winning creation next week! 
Or not.

Here is an interesting tidbit I found online regarding the medical field:

Full circle:
I have an earache...

2000 B.C. - Here, eat this root.

1000 A.D. - That root is heathen. Here, say this prayer.

1850 A.D. - That prayer is superstition. Here, drink this potion.

1940 A.D. - That potion is snake oil. Here, swallow this pill.

1985 A.D. - That pill is ineffective. Here, take this antibiotic.

2000 A.D. - That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root.

Thanks for checking in!


  1. Glad Moms okay. Mine has been gone ten years and still miss her.

  2. Sorry to hear that Regge. Thank you for your sweet comment.

  3. I'm glad your Mom is okay! Sometimes it's not about being 'entertaining'; the important things always come first. I thought this was a good post!

  4. I'm so happy everything is okay with your Mom. I hope you are okay as well. Real life is always better than writing an awesomely entertaining blog post. The power of words...

  5. Glad to hear everything is good with your mom, Sharon.
    Love the list at the end of your post, I actually laughed out loud. It's so true...

    P.S. Swing by my blog and pick up your award. I hope you like cake! :P

  6. S.B.Thanks for the award. It may take me a while to figure out how to "link" back to your bear-with-me!
    I love cake!


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