Saturday, October 9, 2010

The One With the Eye...

This is what I woke up to on Saturday morning:


After nearly passing out {ahem. I claim I got up too quick when I heard her screaming and sobbing...},

I rushed us out to the ER.

The culprit?

An allergic reaction--the doc said it was from an insect from the looks of it.

We're home and she is on steroids and Benadryl.

I'm just praying that it looks much, much better very soon!

25 comments:

Angie said...

Awww! Poor little girl!!! Hope the swelling has gone down - I am sure it was scary for you!

Carrie said...

Oh, how awful for both of you! I hope the drugs work quickly and that she's all back to normal soon!

Letherton said...

Poor girl that must be scary!

Venassa said...

Aww poor girl. That would've given me quite the scare. Glad it's nothing too serious though.

mommablogsalot said...

Ouch! Poor girl! Hope she feels better soon!

B said...

Poor little pumpkin! And what a crummy way to start your day!

Loukia said...

OH, my goodness, Chelle! How awful! I would have totally freaked out if my child woke up like that. So glad it's nothing more serious and I'm hoping tomorrow she is much, much better. Poor darling! Poor mama! HUGS!

purseblogger said...

Oh man, that looks like it hurts, poor girl. I'm so glad it's nothing serious. Love to you all. xoxo

My name means Wisdom said...

Aww. That is how various body parts look when I have been stung by a bee.

Nicolasa said...

Oh my! That is very scary! I hope that everything is better now!

Tiffany said...

poor baby! hope she gets better soon.

Melissa said...

Yeah - that definitely would have me worried. I hope she gets to feeling better soon!

Lindsay said...

oo no poor girl!! I hope she is feeling better soon :-)

Tylerpants said...

My son woke up this morning with the same thing..on his left eye though. I took him to urgent care & it looks like a spider bite. Hope our kids feel better soon!

Mellisa Rock said...

Oh no...I hope that the swelling has gone down...hate to see little ones hurting so much!

Erinsgobragh said...

Oh my gosh, poor baby. I remember when that would happy to me as a kid. fun times!

jaime said...

oh - poor girl!! I hope she's feeling better very soon!

Shell said...

Poor baby!

Jenny said...

Ohhh...I hope she is doing better!

Kelli @ writing the waves said...

Oh no! I would have freaked too. Poor thing. I'm sure it will be much better soon. :)

amanda said...

oh honey!! i can't even imagine what i would have done!!! hoping she is back to her old self today!!

Krystyn said...

Poor thing...I bet it's all better now! Right before Iz turned 2, she had something very similar happen. It freaked me out as well, but it didn't seem to bother her one bit.

Selmada said...

Ouch! I've had this a few times. Benedryl always works for me.
I get it from wasps and spiders. Luckily I rarely get bit in the eye. Sheesh.

→Daniele← said...

Awwwwwwwwwwwwww, hope she is better now!!

adrienzgirl said...

When my youngest son was around 3 he was outside playing with his brothers. When they came inside I noticed that he had been bitten by something. I'm allergic to most things that sting so I thought perhaps he had gotten a couple of mosquito bites because he had some large whelps.

The next morning, his stomach was so swollen you couldn't see his belly button at all. He had red streaks running up his belly. His hand was three times the size of the other one. Not. even. kidding.

We took him to the ER. The doc said he didn't know what had stung him, some sort of arthropod for sure, but it could have been anything from ants to bees to a spider. He wasn't sure.

His advice, you know, besides the super duper antibiotics that cost a small fortune and the steroids? Make my child wear long sleeves and long pants with shoes and socks at all times while playing outside.

I LIVE IN FLORIDA. They won't give children epi pens for insect allergies. The only thing they prescribe them for is peanut allergies, even though each time you get stung with allergies the reactions typically get worse.

Ugh! Hope she feels better soon!