We had quite an exciting
Christmas Holiday this year...
The weekend before Christmas,
Elsie fell outside on the frozen cement and
broke her nose!
Within 2 hours of her breaking it,
is had swelled up so much she couldn't even
breath out of it!
We brought her to the ER for xrays
to make sure all was okay.
The day after she broke her nose,
she looked tough, but not too bad.
The day after that,
2 black and blue eyes,
black and blue and swollen nose,
eyes so swollen they looked like slits.
She was in rough shape!
For the first week Elsie had a
head ache daily.
Then loss of appetite, insomnia, change of moods...
so she was also diagnosed with a
we are now at 3 weeks since she broke her nose...
and she is still dealing with all the
The Doctor said it still could be several
months before all the symptoms go away completely!
She is one tough little cookie!
The hardest part for her is that she cannot
do kick boxing or sledding or
any rough or physical activity
until all the symptoms go away.
this might be a very, very long winter!
under any circumstances,
run over cold icy ground,
with hands in pockets!