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Spent the evening at the Hospital

Discussion in 'OX & Alex Forum' started by Bullman, May 31, 2012.

  1. Bullman

    Bullman Deranged Deputy

    Oct 11, 2003
    SW Virginia
    We had a little accident today. Sarah was pushing Ginni and Edward in a sort of porch swing on an A frame. She pushed a bit to hard and pushed the frame over and it landed on her head. Lots of blood but in the end, she didn't even get a stitch. She has been pronounced as having a Knot on her head.

  2. tous

    tous GET A ROPE!

    Jan 7, 2001
    Plano, Texas, Republic of
    Welcome to parenthood. :hugs:
    Good that the kiddo is well.
    Remember to josh her about having a hard head until she's 46.


  3. HandyMan Hugh

    HandyMan Hugh NRA Life Member

    May 17, 2002
    Hallstead, PA
    Hoo boy, BTDT. It's never fun. Glad the little one is OK.
  4. dango


    Jun 9, 2008
    Glad she was alright. I can't wait till my son has his own children
    They have no idea !
  5. Bullman

    Bullman Deranged Deputy

    Oct 11, 2003
    SW Virginia
    OH, I can't wait till my hero 3 year old is old enough to turn whats left of my hair white.
  6. tous

    tous GET A ROPE!

    Jan 7, 2001
    Plano, Texas, Republic of
    You crop dust the hospital?
  7. Bullman

    Bullman Deranged Deputy

    Oct 11, 2003
    SW Virginia
    Nah, the little girl done did scare the poop out of me, didn't have anything left for the folks at the hospital.
  8. The little knothead will probably be more careful now! Glad it was a minor bump.
  9. El_Ron1


    Apr 15, 2004
    Redneck Sparta
  10. smith10

    smith10 10MM WOOOOOOT

    Jul 25, 2002
    southwest Pa.
    Glad she is OK Kev. :holycow:
  11. 69stingray

    69stingray 427 ci

    Nov 10, 2007
    North Alabama
    tous summed it up pretty well. Glad she's okay!

  12. bustedknee

    bustedknee Curmudgeon

    Aug 1, 2001
    Wythe County, VA
    Glad she is OK.
    Something you would go through for her if you could. But you can't.

    I remember our little girl, first time, going down the steps head-first. Blood everywhere!

    My wife screamed and panicked. I was a young Airman with just First Aid training but apparently that was enough because I sent my wife for a towel. By the time she got back I had stopped the bleeding and by the time we got to the base hospital we were playing and laughing.

    I signed Betty up for the next First Aid class and she has been taking car of me now for ..mmnfx... years.

    You can tell us, who panicked at your house?
  13. Paul53

    Paul53 Geezer Boomer

    Nov 27, 2011
    Lots of small blood vessels in the scalp. Small wounds bleed like stink and scare the beejeebers out of people, especially parents. You really cant bleed to death from a scalp wound unless there's like a chainsaw or something involved. Glad everybody's OK.
  14. Bullman

    Bullman Deranged Deputy

    Oct 11, 2003
    SW Virginia
    I couldn't really panic, I wasn't there when it happened. I was working overtime, but I got there before the ambulance left. At any rate, I have been doing what I do now for 20 + years now and kinda got the panic part wore out of me.
  15. smokin762


    Apr 19, 2009
    Good to hear your daughter is going to be fine.

    As a parent myself, I know how shaken a person can get when their child gets injured. I hate those trips to the E.R.
  16. gruntmedik

    gruntmedik Honk Honk CLM

    Jan 2, 2005
    Taylorsville, KY
    Why was there lots of blood in the end? :dunno: Unless, of course, you were talking about the top end. :rofl:

    Glad it weren't worse. :hugs: Kids have a way of testing our hair's ability to keep color, and keep attached.
  17. kcb

    kcb Southern Lady

    May 20, 2005
    God's BEAUTIFUL World
    Glad she's okay, Bullman!

    My hubby had a full head of hair when God blessed us with two little girls.

    BUT raising them up to the dating age, my hubby lost quite a bit of that hair. Now that they are both married, what is left of his hair is quite white, including the goatee that he sports.

    (It's actually quite hot, now. That just tells you that MY taste, as well as many other women I know, has grown old with HIM, too! :rofl: ) :supergrin:
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2012
  18. Dinky

    Dinky Numpty

    May 22, 2003
    Kevin, glad all is well and give the little knothead a hug from me.....:wavey:
  19. Bullman

    Bullman Deranged Deputy

    Oct 11, 2003
    SW Virginia
    I should probably explain this a little better. when the swing frame came down, it knocked Sarah down and trapped her, the swing itself landed on top of Ginni and she couldn't get up either. Edward was the only one that was free. Ginni sent him inside to get the phone so she could call for help, she also sent him in to get a towel for Sarah's head. He was the little hero of the day, and it marks one of the few times that he listened and did what he was told to do:whistling:
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2012
  20. HerrGlock

    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

    Dec 28, 2000
    Looking at your Avatar, did Bull drag you into this house of ruffians?

    Bull, one thing I've always gotten a kick out of is the fact that even the smallest, no stitches necessary, head wound bleeds like you came in second in an axe fight.

    Glad it's turning out as a lesson and nothing that's gonna last.