Thursday, June 25, 2009

Long Unintentional Break

It seems like I haven't posted in a very long time. Doodle fainted during a soccer tournament over the Memorial Day weekend, which resulted in a round of doctor's visits to ensure that she has no cardiac, neurological, or other problems. This is the second time that she has fainted in the last year. She was cleared by these doctors, but now she's seeing an ENT because she has had four sinus infections in the last two months. Last week she missed the last two days of school, and her fever rose to 105 (she had an ear infection and likely a virus in addition to the sinus infection). Tootle and I were also sick last week, although we didn't get sick until after school was out for the summer.

In between the doctor visits, we went to a Nationals vs. Mets game, enjoyed our annual family reunion, and completed the soccer season. Doodle's team finished 3-2-3. After starting out with a string of ties and a loss, the team came on strong at the end of the season. Two of Tootle's teammates are leaving her team to join a travel team. They tried to convince Tootle to join them, but we're not quite ready for that yet. I did have a twinge of regret after Tootle played with great skill in Doodle's parents vs. kids game; there's no denying that she's an athlete. But I still don't think that a 2nd grader needs to have two practices a week and travel to games.

Here Tootle the athlete beheads the Elmo pinata at the family reunion. I hope we can stay healthy for awhile, and start to enjoy summer.

1 comment:

RamblingMother said...

sorry to read you guys have been sick. Hope you have a sick free summer. The fainting, glad it wasn't anything serious. Sinus infections though are no fun. Have a great summer and I agree 2nd grade is too young to travel.