i thought my plate was full. clearly, i was mistaken. there’s always room for jell-o.
tuesday, nugget did a little couch diving. she seemed a bit shaken up post-tumble, but no worse for the wear. a little motrin (for her) took the edge off that night and in the morning she was right as rain. but that afternoon something wasn’t right. nugget was super mama-clingy and telling us her arm hurt. we took her to the pediatrician who asked us to get an x-ray in the morning.
we went first thing today and sure enough, both bones are broken, with buckle fractures right above her left wrist. i do not feel like mother of the year.
nugget now has a pretty green total arm cast for the next three weeks. she’ll get an x-ray each week through her cast to make sure the bones are healing properly. they should straighten themselves out on their own and she shouldn’t have any lasting damage. but still, my poor baby! and really, did i need this right now? ugh. then again, does anyone ever really need jell-o?