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Abby got her flu shot

I think I posted last week about Abby having to miss her flu shot. Lucky for us they called this week with a cancellation at the allergist. It was a terrible time (right smack in the middle of nap) but I wanted her to get the shot as soon as we could.

I took her over on Wednesday afternoon. It took a while to be seen and the office was jam packed. When they got us in the did the usual skin test (they put 4 different allergy tests and prick her skin). She did good with the needle pricks and we waited the 10 minutes. When the nurse practitioner came in she looked at Abby's arm and said "oh no, my first positive flu shot this year". I am thinking just great. Now she won't be able to get the shot. The good thing was it didn't mean no shot. The bad thing is that it meant two shots in one day and we had to be observed for an hour in between each. So our flu shot appointment (that takes normal kids, including Grace, all of 30 minutes) took us over 3 hours all in all. She was so ornery, tired and bored by the end of it I thought I was going to have to run away. She fell asleep in the car on the way home for about 45 minutes but it sure made for a long afternoon.

So the good news is both girls and Brian now have their flu shots. There is a shortage of shots so I can't get one now. Hopefully in a month or two.

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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

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