1. Not many people read my blog
2. Not many people share my sense of humor, or
3. Not many people realize that CANDIDA is the scientific name for a yeast infection.
Oh well! I can say that we've had an awful lot of fun singing "Candida" these past few days! I hope those of you who clicked on the link have had fun remembering the good old days of Tony Orlando and Dawn.
Although... and I hate to admit it... I *did* choke up terribly when I tried to explain the meaning of "Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree." I'm such a emotional softie!
On a completely different note, I am THRILLED to report that God was merciful and the bead is out of Grace's ear! They say "fools rush in where angels fear to tread," but in this case courageous pediatricians jump in where "experts" call for caution. After two nurse practitioners, an ER doctor, and an ENT refused (or claimed to be unable to) remove said bead, our beloved pediatrician took one look and said, "you know, I've got a pretty good track record with this sort of thing. Let's get her on the table and give it a try." Two quick swipes and it was OUT! Oh, I was praising God and the doctor and crying my eyes out. It's been a stressful two and half weeks (to say the least!) and this whole bead incident had pushed me completely over the edge. Thank You, Jesus, for Your mercy!!!
I have said that I would make that bead into a necklace and make Grace wear it like an albatross around her neck, but I was only joking... somewhat. I would like her to be a poster child for ear-related mishaps, and have her hold it up and say, "Dis is what you should NEVER put in your ear. Ever. It will make your Mommy cry."
OK, I can't believe I just found this, but anyone remember this one:
Tennessee Bird Walk
or one that I've posted here before:
My Uncle Used to Love Me But She Died?
Ah, all these childhood memories that make me the