People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world your best and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It never was between you and them anyway.
-Mother Teresa

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Burn Victim, Super Hero, and Costumes...oh my!

Burn Victim

So yesterday we got home from Payless and I was putting the shoes away. Regan comes in to calmly tell me that Sophie turned the stove on. At that moment I hear Sophie scream so I run in there and Sophie is on the burner and there are flames around her. I quickly moved her by the sink with cold water and then tried to put ot the flames. There were uncooked pasta noodles and her stuffed dog on fire and the burner was on high. All in the space of 2 minutes.....will I ever learn that I CANNOT LEAVE HER ALONE FOR MORE THAN 2 SECONDS?!?!?!?! (Side note: That morning Jason gave her a banana while he went to brush his teeth. When he came back, she was on the counter with a sharp knife, and the banana was chopped into tiny little bits. She is seriously faster than you can even imagine!)

Her poor little hand and fingers were crispy black/brown. I am actually surprised that she didn't get burned in more places. I couldn't find anymore burn marks on her. It is a miracle I tell you. I gave her a frozen jar of jam to hold and was trying not to freak out as I called Jason at school to come home. When Jason got home we took her to the emergency room. The poor little thing was in so much pain. They got the burn team down, gave her some medicine that made her loopy and scrubbed her burned skin off. It was not really a pretty sight. They then wrapped it up with GLOBS of burn cream. She was freakin' hilarious as the loopy medicine made its' way out of her system.....talking s l o w l y, being dizzy, saying crazy things.

Through all this Regan was with Jason out in the waiting room and just walking around. Jason said she was an angel. Funny story I heard after...she was sitting in a chair and kept bouncing up and down. Then she said, "My bum won't stop singing! My bum won't stop singing!" Oh my goodness, that girl is a freakin' comedian. Watch out Conan O'Brian, 'cause someone that's actually funny may come to run you out of town.

Anyway, I have to change her bandages once a day. They want to see her back on Monday. I unwrapped and cleaned her hand this morning, then wrapped it back up and now it looks like a child size boxing glove.

Second degree burns

You wouldn't even know she is hurt. She is causing trouble at her usual rate today without signs of slowing down. So glad it is not any worse than it is. Love my sweet cheeks.

Super Hero!

A couple weeks ago, Regan was invited to a super hero birthday party and she was so excited to be a super hero. So I got her all dressed up as Super Regan, with her ducky blanket as her cape and swim bottoms for the...uh...bottoms I guess. She was the cutest super hero you've ever seen.

Sophie couldn't stand to be left out so I made her a super hero cape (out of her"ducky" blanket, as she calls it) and put an S on her shirt. They kept saying "SUPER HERO!!!" over and over. That's why their mouths in the picture all have "O" shapes.


Sophie and her "broken" hand, as she calls it.

I just love seeing them loving on eachother.
Sweet girls. My mom made their Halloween buckets for them. The girls love them. Thanks mom! Until next time....A Happy Halloween to all and to all a fright night!


KaNdRa and JaReD said...

OH my gooness. When you sent that picture to me on my phone I thought it was fake and that you were playing a joke on me! Poor girl! You would have thought she would slow down but obviously nothing will.
They look sweet in their costumes!

Dawna Greer said...

What cute pictures and what a little trooper! When you told me what happened and I saw the phone pic I thought I would throw up--I felt sick! Little Sopher needs to cool her jets until she gets old enough to think of the consequences before she acts. Regan is such a great older sister for her (except when they are partners in mischief).

thewaites said...

Oh my goodness!!! That is aweful! When Brenna saw it she said, "Oh No! Is her Momma gonna kiss it better?" She and all of us feel terrible for Sophie AND FOR YOU! When you talk about your girls and how mischievious they are, I really had NO idea! Go lay down girl; you need a nap! ;D

The girls look adorable in both their costumes! I love how Sophie calls her blanket a ducky blanket too just to be like her big sis! And there treat cans are so cute! I saw those and said, "Duh!" Those are way cuter than the Walmart special blue plastic pumpkin we got for Brenna.

When you get a chance, you've got to check out my blog and see Chris's costume! Hope Soph heals quickly! Love you guys!

Matt n Jessica said...

That burn is terrible. Thank goodness it wasn't worse or in a different place. It's terrible at any rate. The pics of them in costume are so adorable and the way they are loving on one another is so cute!

Catherine said...

Kris-I can't believe it! I dropped my jaw when I saw Soph's poor little hand. How ironic that ealier that day we were hanging out, and later BOTH of us had fires in our kitchen. Crazy! The girls do look stinkin gorgeous in their cotumes. I love those two!

Aunt Tiff said...

Poor girl!!! Isn't it a good thing they are SO cute!!! I swear that is the only thing that saves my kids some days!!! Hang in there!

Kelly said...

Holy holy cow. The things you deal with! I'm glad she's okay! Your girls are stinkin' adorable. Burned hands and all :) It's a good thing they're so cute, eh?

devron said...

Amazing what we live through! just like the comments said before, good ting they are cute or I'd have sent mine off to the Gypsy's long ago. Love and miss you.

Becky and the Boys said...

So scary! Good thing you kept your wits about you and got her to the ER. She's a trooper!

The Colvins said...

Kristal--I can't believe it--she is a wild animal:)! Thank Heavens she is okay--her hand looks pretty good considering it was burnt to a crisp. I'm glad she's okay!!

Kristin said...

That is so sad! Poor sophie!!

Did you just drop a little secret on my blog???
COngrats!!!!! Have you already announced it on here? I don't know how I missed it if so.

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