Tuesday, July 01, 2008

coxsackie anyone?

It is apparently pronounced cock-sake...like the 'appendage" and the japanese wine. If only it was that glamourous ~ yes I'll have a coxsackie with a lime twist...shaken not stirred. Thanks

Coxsackieviruses otherwise known as Hand Foot Mouth disease has infiltrated my home. Ew. I remember when my horses used to get thrush in their hooves. This is comprable in my book. Except with the horses all I had to do was clean their hooves, a little more hay for good measure and a modest amount of follow up...all done. This nasty sucker lingers for a week after symptoms are gone. Don't the virus gods know I have a vacation next week! arrgghhh...and the worst part Dr. Brown (the awesome) said to me Super Son should be back to normal in a few days...When Miss Thing gets it the cycle should be similar. Not IF but when. There comes a small amount of satisfaction in giving someone you admire a schooling on some subject. PLEASE Lord take pity on me...let this be a time she is wrong wrong wrong...

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  1. Horrid. I'm sorry. I hope that all the little hooves and mouths in your house are completely healthy by vacation day.

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  2. Crossing my fingers that Dr Brown is wrong!

    Maybe you should feed Ava some hay...just to be safe? :D

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  3. So, the black stuff in Rio's hooves, does that have anything to do with *my* nausea? Ha.

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