We’re Home Safe

February 12, 2008 at 2:36 pm 4 comments

We made it and only through rain, thank goodness.  Got to see Larry-Pop.  That was a treat.  Goldilock’s flu screen was negative, a bonus.  The anti-flu meds were VERY expensive for a family of five, and the elixer tastes TERRIBLE.  If your kids have to take it, mix it with applesauce or something very sweet or there is no way on creation you’ll get it down them.  Speaking of which…duty calls. 


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  • 1. Stacey  |  February 12, 2008 at 2:42 pm

    Oh thank goodness that she was negative!

    I called to see about prophylactic treatment for Tay and they said they won’t give it until we have a positive, so it’s wait and watch here.

    maggie replies: just as well, it was $80.00. Some will give it if a direct family member has it, but otherwise, probably not worth it. She has a fever of 101 several times today, so probably still no school tomorrow for her.

  • 2. ~E  |  February 12, 2008 at 4:16 pm

    Yea! Glad to hear the flu swab was negative. Is Larry Pop home? to stay?

    Maggie replies: Only for two weeks. It’s a very happy deal, but causing Goldilocks some internal turmoil. I think she fears re-attachment.

  • 3. kimlocke  |  February 12, 2008 at 6:07 pm

    Is Larry home?

    Maggie replies: Yes, for two weeks. He has a pretty bad case of jet-lag, and is testing day and night in between sleeping, but he looks good. A lot thinner, but great spirits.

  • 4. Misty  |  February 13, 2008 at 1:09 pm

    I’m glad you got to visit. Sorry about your girl. Hope your fam is feeling better soon.

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