Thursday, April 2, 2009

An interesting afternoon

okay, this post will probably fall under the heading TMI but oh well. I've been running around today getting stuff together for our carnival game themed youth group. (I'm very resourceful. We decided to use this theme for junior youth and then leave it set up for senior youth tomorrow night. So I decided to leave it set up for Saturday and use it for Emma's birthday party. :0P) Anyway, I've had a bit of a sick stomach all day (possibly from eating pork chops and rice for breakfast??) Well, after most of our shopping (only face paint and apples left to get) we took some lunch to Josh. I knew the girls needed naps but thought I could just swing by the grocery store to pick up the apples and facepaint. Well, as we stood in the party aisle Beka says "I need to do a poo" which was immediately followed by "Oops! I got poo on the floor!" Yes, my child had diarrhea without warning on the grocery store floor. And of course since this was just a five minute trip I had no wipes, no purse (just a wallet) no nothing. I told a passing store employee that my child had just pooped on the floor, I didn't say anything that I wanted to in response to her "How dare you let your child do such a horrible thing" look (you know that look don't you?) carried Beka to the parents' room and proceeded to wipe her down as best I could with toilet paper. I am so glad she had a dress on. I took her shorts and undies and socks and threw them away because as stated before I had nothing to put them in to get them home. And they were a mess. I rinsed off her shoes (dawgs, thankfully). We walked out to the car and came home. She's had two more episodes but 1 was actually in the toilet (YAY!!) and one in her pull-up (much preferred to undies). She's had a nap and now we are off to youth group.

And I just have to say that God is good. As I lay beside Beka in bed and she slept I tried to figure out what to do. I still needed to get the paints and apples. I told the other workers to be at the church at 3:30 to set up. That meant I needed to leave around 2:50 to miss the school traffic at the entrance to our little housing development (2 schools + lousy traffic signs/roads = horrible to drive in or out of our development at 8am and 3 pm.) And that would mean Beka only having a 45 min. nap. Just as I was getting to the point of waking her up so we could go (2:40) Susan called. She was just done with uni and wanted to know if I needed her to get anything. YES!!! So that worked out wonderfully. And now Josh is home to shower before we head to youth group. So I'm off.


grammynurse said...

What a Day!! You just have one busy weekend after another. Hope Beka is feeling better.

Kylie said...

HAHAHA. Good story. Always a laugh in hindsight eh?