Friday, July 16, 2010

Vacation Part 1~Beach Fun and a Trip To The ER

Day 1:

Look at that beautiful water! We have not been to Panama City in over 11 years! So we chose this year to return. It has changed so much! The water was signs of oil (but lots of oil spotters on the beach looking for it) Other than really rough waters and lots of rain, our vacation was great =)

Jason and the kids all sunscreened up and ready to go out to the beach (while I am stuck inside unpacking)

Day 2: Only 1 of our 2 days with no rain

Love that little smile

I wonder what that little mind is thinking...hmmm..."what can I get into?"


I think she is letting me know that she got water up her nose.

Jackson practicing his dive.

Madeline doing her prissy jump in the pool.

The kids and I ready to head back out to more fun in the sun =)

Day 3: Jason's birthday. The rain had set in. Luckily it was just rain and we did not let that slow us down from playing in the sand.

The kids digging in the dirt.

Jason and Madeline

Jason and Jackson

Jack splashing around on his boogie board

Madeline playing in the the bandage??? At the end of this post is the story behind what happened.

Jason pulling Jack

Jason pulling Madeline

Now he is pulling both kids at the same time...who ever said vacation is for relaxing????

Cannot go to PCB and not eat at Angelo's! It is a must for us =) Jason picked to go here because it was his birthday...there was no objections from us.

After the birthday dinner, we went to play putt-putt. That is always a fun adventure with a 5 and 3 year old. Below are some pictures from putt-putt





On our 2nd day at the beach, we already had our 1st injury. We had just finished up dinner in the condo. I was cleaning up and Madeline was climbing up on the bar stool because she wanted to watch me. I had already told her to get down because she would fall. So she jumped off...landing on her feet...She climbs back up at which time she is told again to get down. This time she jumps and instead of landing on her feet, she lands chin down on the ceramic tile floor. It was not a pretty site at all...lots of I get a rag to apply pressure to it and check her teeth to make sure none were loose (thankfully all teeth were ok) while Jason calls the local ER to get directions and we are off. Below is a picture I took with my Iphone of Madeline in the car on the way to the ER.

She was such a trooper! She finally quit crying by the time we arrived to the ER. Once inside she asked me for lipstick...and she put it on herself. Silly child...a girl has her priorities! She must look good even when in pain =)
We were taken back pretty quickly and received good care. We opted for glue and I am glad we did. Everything has healed very nicely and now we are keeping scar cream on it to reduce the scar. Madeline is very proud of her chin and will show it to anyone that will look at it. She did learn her lesson though...she told us she will not climb the stools again. ha!

That is all for today...I will post part 2 (days 4-8) of vacation soon!



Shelly said...

I'm glad her chin is healing up. That must have been a scary moment. The pictures of your time at the beach look great. I look forward to taking my kids to the beach sometime in the future.

Bama Belle said...

OMG I would have freaked out girl. So glad they could glue it instead of her having to get stitches. That is a blessing. Love all the pics. :)

Nancy said...

Looks like so much fun! I'm sorry Madi got hurt. I have a scar on my chin from falling off of my potty far off the ground is a potty chair??
I'm glad you got to go to the beach, Friend!!

Jenifer said...

I've been waiting for the chin story! Glad to hear it's healing up nicely. Ellie had glue used on her head as well as a toddler and it healed up great. Glad you guys had some rain free days and had fun at the beach!

Crystal said...

Looks like so much fun! (minus the ER trip) I had 3 stitches on my chin when I was 6! I have a teensy scar but no one knows because it's on my chin! I guess of all places, the chin is good one for a scar!

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