Broken arm, schmokin arm.

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Coconut’s arm IS broken, not bent. Apparently adults break like dry wood. Kids, especially young ones, break like wet saplings. Gross, right?

She’s elected for an Elmo coloured cast rather than a Cookie Monster, the only colours on offer. Mother in law is upset and feels guilty because she admits she thought Coconut was ‘being a diva’ (MIL’s default setting when a child ever shows any form of upset, though I hasten to add neither of my kids are remotely diva like. I am kicking myself because Coconut still being upset fifteen MINUTES after the injury should have been sign enough something serious was wrong. )

I missed her getting her cast as I was at Bowen, and I am gutted! Happy to report she is much happier now that the arm is immobile. Also that she apparently has a pain tolerance that is superhero like.

Signing off,
Mother of the monkey

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2 Responses to “Broken arm, schmokin arm.”

  1. mamacrow Says:

    BEING A DIVA?! O.O well, maybe she (MIL) has learnt from this 🙂

    Glad Coconut’s feeling a bit better with the cast

  2. erinmarshall71 Says:

    Would it help alleviate some guilt for you and/or M-I-L if I told you that I have known more than one lil who had a broken arm that went untreated for up to a few days because they didn’t seem to be in extreme pain; just seemed to be “hurt”

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