....that God will never give you more than you can handle? Either that is a total truck load of bat crap or God has seriously overestimated me.
Let me recap for you:
12/11 - Bianca lands in the ER due to acute asthma attack that I cannot control at home despite maxing out all medications. As a result of her chronic asthma & this flare up, we get a total of about 10 hours sleep over a period of 4 days.
12/13 - Bianca wakes up with pink eye. She and I have to miss 2 days of school/work.
12/17 - I finally succumb to the cold that has been threatening me for days (resulting from no sleep and little sickie coughing in my face for a week)
12/19 - My cold turns to bronchitis. And, that night, Bianca has a power vomit incident that coats her room, bed, blankets, walls, furniture from stem to stern. Fun.
12/25 - Merry Christmas. I wake up with a migraine & throwing up from it. When that passes, I get the flu, fever chills and more throwing up.
12/26 - I start to feel like I'm getting a cold again.
12/29 - I wake up with pink eye. I have to go to work anyway b/c I'm covering for a department manager. While here, my computer crashes.
In the evening, Bianca rapidly declines into full blown asthma bronchospasm episode in a matter of hours and we're up all night (except for that oh-so-(not)-restful 3 hours) coughing, puking and medicating. We went to see her dr this AM and she is now on 2 prescription allergy meds, 2 prescription asthma meds, inhaled steroids, liquid steroids, antibiotics, and 2 OTC meds. How much can a 6 year old ingest? And it's still not helping. Breaks. My. Heart.
If all this means that my 2011 is going to be a breeze, then I'll weather it out. If it's a precursor of things to come, I politely decline. Thank you very much.
Dear God, there is a LIMIT to the amount of CRAP one single Mom can tolerate. Please have some mercy on us. We've had enough.