Friday, May 1, 2015

Dernit!

Okay, so I'm an awful blogger. I was supposed to post yesterday, but (and I have a valid excuse) my kid broke his wrist. Actually, he fractured it the day before at the park, but because I claim to be an MD, I took one look at the wrist, which was devoid of bruising and swelling, and declared my son totally fine. Then yesterday I noticed he wasn't using his left hand as much and it was swelling some. So off to Urgent Care we went where they x-rayed it and found he had a buckle fracture (super common in kids). My son, by the way, is a super trooper. Kid didn't cry at the doc's office and was crazy polite. Of course, at home he's all demanding.

After we got home, I reread my manuscript for the billionth looking for proofreading errors. I'm formatting it in Vellum and, holy hell, it's so easy to use I'm contemplating marrying it. Seriously. I was up until 11pm re-reading everything and now I have to schedule an appointment with the orthopedist so my son can have a proper cast (in the color of his choice, I'm assuming). And upload my book to appropriate vendors so it's available for next week.

Anyway, I'm going to have a proper, jazzy post up on May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, for my Lady in Blue release and Grunge Gods sale.

I'll see you on Tuesday, when I hope to be a much saner human being. Until then....

Hasta luego,
KGG

8 comments:

  1. What kind of person forgets to post on a group blog? The only way you could have made it worse would be if you had hastily slapped up a picture of one of your tattoos and then backdated it to try to cover up your error.

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  2. You're not an awful blogger - just a normal person with a lot on her plate! I hope the little man heals quickly.

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  3. Lol, Steve! Hope your son feels better Kimberly!

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  4. Thanks, guys! He's doing well. I took him to the orthopedist and he only needs to wear a brace. No cast. Thank God. I was not looking forward to cast stank over the course of three weeks.

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  5. Oh, poor little guy! I'm glad it turned out better than expected. And like you even need to worry about not posting. I don't think any of us even noticed, lol! (ok, not something I should prolly admit, but what the heck, right?) Sending wrist-strengthening wishes!

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  6. glad he doesn't need a cast! I broke my leg in four places as a kid and the first dr. who x rayed me deemed it a sprain and advised I "walk it out"...when I nearly passed out from the pain another dr. actually saw the breaks, and gave me a purple cast for 2 months. Moral of my story: casts suck lol. hope he feels better soon!

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  7. Oh no! So sorry to hear your son broke his wrist! Mine broke his arm last summer—so not fun. If he has to get a cast, tell him the neon orange looks pretty cool! :)

    Oh! I just saw in the comments that he only needs a brace. Thank goodness! Yeah, the stench is pretty bad...

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  8. The health of your son is a bigger priority than updating a blog, making you not much of an awful blogger at all. It's understandable that you had a lot to do and had to put blogging on the back burner. I am glad you were able to get his wrist checked out before it got worse. Your son is definitely a trooper, and I hope he was not in too much pain.

    Laverne Bodnar @ U.S. HealthWorks Sacramento - Downtown

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