Tuesday, July 28, 2009

eaR iNFeCTioN SyMPaTHy

I have a whole BlogHer post ready to go but need to put pics in it. Got sidetracked though because last night as I was going to bed, I tweeted: I can tell I'm getting an ear infection.

Guess what? I did. And I do.

In the middle of the night, severe ear pain hit for like three hours, and it was oozing and then around 4 a.m. I felt it move through my head and perforate. Puncture. Errupt. Whatever you want to call it. Just like that.

Then it bled.

This happened to me in October too. Horrible pain. Of course, I've got two kids with colds, one with a fever yesterday, and Mr. Manic is out of town.

I beg the ENT to see me this a.m. and thank God I got in, but really I was in no shape to drive, holding Tukey's puke bowl the whole way.

Bottom line: peforated ear drum, bloody ear infection, three kids, no dad around, three prescriptions, and I just barfed into the garbage can while sitting on the toilet.

So, the BlogHer post will have to wait.

This is definitely one of those times when I whine: I NEED MY MOOOOMMMMMMMMY!


Unknown said...

Oh No!!! I'm so sorry. I had that happen to my ear about three years ago, and the hole never really goes all the way away. It freaking sucks! You poor thing. Put hot air in it via a hair dryer. I swear to God it helps.

Just Sayin... said...

awww thats rough.
Feel better suga! kids too!

AutoSysGene said...

Oh man, I hope you feel better soon!! Icky!!

Mrs4444 said...

WELL! I see where your priorities lie. Sheesh! Hope you feel better soon!

DeeMarie said...

OH Manic!! Hope you feel better!!! Ear infections are truly the worst.

Vodka Mom said...

honey, I'll be right over with Chicken Soup.

or vodka.

one or the other.

Michelle said...

Ohhh Steph, I'm so sorry! Yuck for you. I'd offer to host your kids (since I'm babysitting tomorrow anyway) but ummm I don't do puke either. Here's hoping you feel better soon! Enlist some friends to help you out.

March2theSea said...

bah..my ears hurt just reading it! Get well

Kim Rossi Stagliano said...

When you're well - Wally's Ear Oil - mullein flower for pain and garlic oil for natural antibiotic and Hyland's homeopathic earache tablets. Whole Foods or another natural food store. Huge help. Feel better!

Christine in NJ said...

Uhhhgggg! I feel your pain! Literally... and we seem to be on the same Effing Ear Schedule! I had a bad one in October... and one now as well! Abscess and a swollen HUGE ear to boot!... I don't know about you... but I'm taking Kim's advice. My first stop tomorrow is the Natural Food Store! (THANKS KIM!!!)

Feel better soon!

My Two Army Brats said...

Blech! No fun happening to wind down July at the Manic household! Sorry to hear you're all down!

Major Bedhead said...

Yuck, that sounds painful.

It was lovely sharing a cab with you. At least, from what I remember it was lovely. *hic*

jennyonthespot said...


Golly, golly, golly...

A big cyber hug to you.


They can BLEED???

Mercy, honey :(