Sunday, May 18, 2008

A visit to the ER

Well, you always know that it is coming but you just don't know when.....the dreaded first trip to the emergency room in A FOREIGN COUNTRY (background music starts now). Seriously, that is one of those hard things about living away and being a Mom......"will I know how to take care of my kids, where to go and what to say?"

Olivia had a bout of croup that landed us in the ER at 12:30 AM. She woke up and couldn't breathe, had chest retractions and we couldn't ease up her breathing so to the ER we went. We called a cab and my next door neighbor for Claire and off we went. God was in control of the whole matter and things went very smooth.

After we got back home and could collect our thoughts enough to realize how God had worked out everything from waking us up in the middle of the night to calming Liv's nerves at the hospital to giving Claire peace to stay with Aunt Paula next door. It was incredible to see His hand in all of the details.