the split chin incident part one

well cross that one off the list.

THE LIST
take a child to the emergency room for stitches

yep.

after a hard fall at home fellowship (our family within a family at chuch), gia split open the underside of her chin on a foosball table.  she ended up with three stitches.

here is the story in photos.  longer narrative to come when i am better rested (bedtime was after 1am).   


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bloody gia pre clean-up


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tired and waiting for numbing gel to take effect


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helpers


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she thought it funny to point out luca as the crawling baby


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watching the olympics


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the papoose (which was too small)


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slap happy girls (did i mention this was near 11pm?)


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so brave


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reward


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showing off scars


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she'll be okay

7 comments:

the inadvertent farmer said...

Having 4 sons I have so been there...on many more than one occasion! I am so glad she is alright and let her know what a brave, brave girl she is! Kim

Roxanne said...

oh, poor kid, what a brave girl!!

Amy said...

Annalea, you have such a brave, beautiful daughter. All cleaned up and with the stitches I can see just how big a split that really was.

I hope today you were able to rest up a bit and that Jesse's day at work wasn't too difficult after a long night.

misskatiez said...
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misskatiez said...

ouch! when i was about gia's age i did a cartwheel into a door hinge and needed stitches meself...you can tell her all the cool girls get stitches!! :)

misskatiez said...

sorry ann--that deleted comment was me realizing i left out the part about the door hinge :)

J.Loo said...

I've been there and done that. When I was 5 and suffering from cabin fever I experienced the same accident. Instead of a foosball table I fell flat on the marble floor, and there was a giant mess (the floor and me). I had to get 5 stitches under my chinny chin chin. I remember it was a frightening experience. I'm glad your little girl was a brave little trooper.

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