#JusJoJan Daily Prompt – Jan. 13th/17 – Hospital

Day 13 pf Linda’s #JusJoJan challenge!

The Just Jot It January 13th prompt, brought to you by Charlene Bullard of FaithtoRaiseNate.com, is: “Hospital.” Use it any way you’re inspired to. And make sure you stop by and say hi to Charlene as well! Here’s her blog: http://faithtoraisenate.com/ .

The word hospital seems pretty apt to me right now.

I can’t even remember if I mentioned our relationship with the local hospital, or medical care around here recently.

Well, in case I didn’t say anything, it feels like our family, or Lil Man and Hubby Dearest in particular, have been very cosy with the hospital of late.

Before Christmas, on the 1st December, to be exact, Lil Man sustained a head injury. He was hit rather hard by a football in the face, and it, in turn, caused mild concussion.

Mild, they say.

Well, it knocked him for six, and he was off school for over a week because of the headaches and pain.

The local hospital was visited, then the larger Accident and Emergency department was visited when the pains didn’t decrease. This was followed by a visit to a very unhelpful locum GP in our family doctor’s surgery.

It was a worrying time for us, as Lil Man may be little, but he is a robust child and loves to go to school. He is conscientious and would get up every day, change into his uniform, and attempt to go to school but the pain would be too much.

Thankfully he is better now, and the headaches have gone!

But the end of 2016 didn’t see the end of hospital visits.

Last week, on Thursday morning, I heard a blood-curdling scream from Lil Man’s room.

I came in to find him in tears, and the door from his wardrobe on the floor.

Apparently, he had opened his sliding door, which had come off the runners and landed on his foot!

The poor love couldn’t walk on it!

Again, he tried to go to school, but couldn’t walk more than a few steps.

So, that was another day at home, and a visit to the local hospital again, to check for broken bones!

He hates the hospital!

Luckily it was just deep tissue bruising, and seemed to clear up relatively quickly.

Then, on Monday morning, he woke up with back, rib, shoulder and neck ache… Oh dear God, what was going on with this boy?!

Again, he got up, wincing in pain, dosed up on Junior paracetamol, and went off to school, only for me to get a call ten minutes later from my mother in law to say he was back home. Again, he tried to get to school but couldn’t move properly!

I was fearing another trip to the hospital, but today he got up, still in a little pain, and went to school. He seems better tonight. I really don’t know whether he strained a muscle, spelt funny, caught a cold, or if it is viral pain, but what I do know is that Lil Man has had his fair share of issues now, and we would very much like a clear run of time now, with no illnesses, injuries and visits to any more hospitals!


28 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Charlene Bullard - FaithtoRaiseNate.com
    Mar 29, 2017 @ 22:43:41

    Hello Ritu, I just so happened to blog my name and I saw that you gave me a “shout out” or “acknowledgement” on you blog. Thank you so much. God bless you!!

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  2. manyofus1980
    Feb 11, 2017 @ 15:03:51

    Hope he’s better now! That head injury sounded nasty! xxx

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  3. Erika Kind
    Jan 14, 2017 @ 13:03:51

    I don’t know what this is. Some kids seem to attract it. I have one like this at home too. I think he is registered in at least 3 hospitals in the area! Blood poisoning, appendix, deep cuts, outbreak of abscesses all over, chiropractor, sprains, …. and currently he is at the physiotherapy for his toe which he cannot roll and his flat foots for which we also had to get insoles lately.

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  4. jennymarie4
    Jan 13, 2017 @ 16:22:49

    Oh no, poor guy 🙁 and poor momma too. Hopefully that’s it, and the rest of 2017 brings all of you much health, and no more hospital visits! Take care 🌷

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  5. Laura
    Jan 13, 2017 @ 14:14:58

    Oh no! So sorry. Praying he’s on the up side and doing better. Fingers crossed for today is Friday the 13th. 😬

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  6. Dan Antion
    Jan 13, 2017 @ 13:39:59

    I hope this trend ends soon.

    Liked by 1 person


  7. vanbytheriver
    Jan 13, 2017 @ 12:39:50

    Oh, no. So sorry that you have so many ways to use “hospital” lately. Hope that 2017 works out to be a better year for your family, Ritu.

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  8. Judy E Martin
    Jan 13, 2017 @ 11:25:24

    Oh, poor Lil Man. He really has been through it recently. I am not surprised that you are sick of hospitals!
    I hope that he is soon feeling better and has no further incidents!! xx

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  9. Prajakta
    Jan 13, 2017 @ 10:18:05

    Poor guy!! He must have formed a really horrible association with the hospital now. Hope he gets better soon…

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  10. willowdot21
    Jan 13, 2017 @ 09:08:50

    Well I hope the same Ritu he has had a run of bad luck! Let hope that the three incidents will all be by and done with now and that you have a clear run now with not only Lil Man but the whole family.
    I had three boys and hospitals and emergency just seem to go with the territory! I hope you have had your run so far!!Hugs 💙💚💛💜🤕🤒

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