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The weekend we spent travelling from pool to pool

17 November , 2011

Loooooads of photos on this one – brace yourselves. 😉

We started off Saturday morning at Sunshine’s house:

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In the afternoon we were at my parents’ place. I didn’t get more photos there but we spent quite a bit of time in the pool too.

And then Sunday we popped at Tamara’s :

201111134076201111134077Tamara took loads of photos too, here are some of my favourites!

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Thanks for the beautiful photos Tamara! 😀

In the afternoon we were at my parents again…Nicola started coughing quite badly. I ened up taking her to Wilgeheuwel Emergency Room after she started throwing up. She gulped a bit of water in the morning and even though I thought she was fine I didn’t want to take any chances with secondary drowning (go ahead and google it if you don’t know what I’m talking about – I’m too lazy to link up now) or end up going to the hospital in the middle of the night with a baby that couldn’t breathe. One chest X-ray later and a lot of trying to keep her off expensive apparatus we got a clear bill of lungs and headed home (thank God!).

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On the upside we have finally found an ER that we like. They give preference to kids and we were in and out within half an hour! There was a little boy in there with some hectic burn wounds on his feet (they live in a complex and some idiot had tipped out a braai in a ditch in the common area and the kid ran over it), he was screaming in agony until his pain meds finally knocked him out…what I really appreciated is that they took us to a different room so as not to upset Nicola, without me even asking.

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14 comments

  1. Oh that is an ER for keeps! Gee and that cozzy is so cute. Love the pics of you two.


  2. Love that little cozzie 🙂 Love Tam’s photos
    OMG about that poor kid’s feet!! What an awful thing to happen


  3. Nicola looks beautiful in red.


  4. These are lovely 🙂 I really like your hair in these pics!!

    Nicola gets more beautiful the older she gets!!!!

    That ER sounds like ours – its really how it should be to be honest.


  5. That’s like my wonderful hospital (Bedford) – I always loved them but after spending time elsewhere, I REALLY, REALLY LOVE THEM 🙂

    Gorgeous pics – love the ones of the two of you!


  6. cat, thanks! I love love love these photos. Might even be some of the best ones ever taken of us. I am definitely printing them for our albums.

    Jenty, shame man – that boy is only 6 months older than Nicola. I would be livid if that happened to my child. LIVID! The cozzie is cute hey? She calls it her swimming dress because of the frill. 😉

    Fairy Girl, thank you. 🙂

    Laura, 😆 my hair is actually looking a bit worse for wear. I need to for that freshen up cut ASAP after payday. At the moment it reminds of something between Shaggy from scooby doo and a mullet! But thank you for being kind about it. That ER is definitely now our ER of choice…I actually can’t believe it’s the one we tried last.

    Marcia, thank you! 😀


  7. Ek is mal oor haar swembroek!!!


  8. Oulik ne’? 😀


  9. So enjoyed havng you guys over and glad you like the pics. I still feel terrible that it was our (pathetic) pool where she swallowed all that water!


  10. Don’t be! She had a blast – and so did I. Accidents happen and at least it turned out not to be serious.


  11. I am always impressed with hospitals who realise how important it is to treat kidlets quickly!
    So what got her coughing?
    Love the swimming photos.


  12. I seriously appreciate a good ER now Angel…I don’t have any idea why she’s coughing but she seems to be over the worst of it now (thank goodness). Maybe just a little summer flu?


  13. Your baby is so gorgeous as always and you don’t look bad either darling!!


  14. Thank you dear… 😀



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