Monday, January 01, 2007

Pox

Six year olds can be most inconsiderate.

Da Buddha came down with chicken pox last Thursday. Which meant that since we'd all been in contact with her since Tuesday, we were all at risk.

Which meant I couldn't go see any of my mates back in Adelaide (sorry Kathie! sorry Fanny!).

Instead my sis and I sat in her spa drinking champagne and bitching about inconsiderate six year olds.

There are worse ways to spend your time.

I flew back to Sydney on Friday night, but since I didn't have any spots at that stage I decided not to mention it to the flight staff. Hopefully I haven't started an epidemic. But I got to fly business class... courtesy of an old school chum I haven't seen in twenty years who was working the check in counter. Top banana. Apparently I haven't changed much at all in 20 years. I don't know if that's a good or a bad thing.

Anyway. Just thought I'd keep y'all updated.

I'll get back to scratching now. Just kidding.

x






5 comments:

Chai said...

I take it you've not had chicken pox before. Hmmm... apparently, it's worse as an adult.

Magical_M said...

I was assured by my mother I'd had it as a child... till she checked and discovered it was measles that I'd had.

Red, blotchy, itchy... same thing.

Chai said...

I guess still no guarantee. My kid's mum got it twice. At first, I misdiagnosed it wrongly. ie. I told her it was heartburn. Just walk it off. Truly. Hey, I never said I was a doctor. :-)

MelbourneGirl said...

if you haven't had it might be good to get the innoculation, cause as chai said, it's a bastard when you're older.

oh and hi, how are you?

Magical_M said...

Hi mg! [waves wildly].

Well, I've had it now. Not too badly though. Apart from the itching and the feeling woozy of course. But after all the horror stories I've been hearing about shingles and the like, I think I got off quite mildly.