Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Germaphobia. It's not just a hobby anymore!

Last week, my son got spectacularly sick. High fever, vomiting, headache, general misery, he had all of the bases covered. The illness went on for four days, while I worried myself silly. Thus the Faith vs. Worry post. I was so thankful when he felt better and went back to school on Friday, and spent the weekend feeling great. Yesterday, in the afternoon, I got a call from the school notifying me that he was sick - again. As I type this, he is still sick, just as sick as he was last week. And I am again worrying myself silly. Why is that?
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Apart from doing my part to give the hand sanitizer companies the best financial year ever, I've got to admit I'm having a really hard time with this. I spent the weekend breathing a sigh of relief that no one else in the family had gotten sick and had hoped that we were in the clear. Reality hit with a vengeance when the second wave took hold.
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I'll try to get back here soon!

2 comments:

Kylie said...

I heard on the news tonight that the hand sanitizer industry has seen a 46 percent increase in profits in the last quarter, or at least the last year.

I think I may get a job in the hand sanitizer industry.

I hope your son feels better soon. Have there been a lot of absences in the school district? If church was any indication, I have a feeling there are a lot of absences!

April said...

The middle school had 16% absent yesterday.