Shannon Stacey

Drawing a blank

Since my day has consisted of: 1–trying to teach a 9 yr old with a healthy gag reflex how to swallow a pill that didn’t offer a liquid option and 2–trying to sew these little freakin badges on same kid’s uniform before the banquet, I’m feeling less than inspired.

Diana, however, asked an interesting and thought-provoking question today, so y’all should take your Doritos and coffee and head over there.

On second thought, leave the coffee. :wink:

And Cece, we have comment smilies! Not really cool ones–yet–but smilies.

8 comments to “Drawing a blank”

  1. Shannon
      · March 13th, 2005 at 4:21 pm · Link

    Testing the smilies:



  2. Shannon
      · March 13th, 2005 at 7:26 pm · Link

    :wtf: would be favorite new smilie.

  3. Cece
      · March 13th, 2005 at 8:33 pm · Link

    Get apple sauce doll. That’s what I had to do for #1’s horse pills for his shingles. Good luck with the badges….sorry I’m all thumbs

  4. Jaq
      · March 13th, 2005 at 11:36 pm · Link


    aw, :wtf: lol

  5. Suzanne
      · March 14th, 2005 at 7:50 am · Link

    I love WordPress smilies!!!! :grin:

  6. Jill
      · March 14th, 2005 at 9:27 am · Link

    Sympathies on getting the meds down kids! I’m SO there this weekend. My little one spewed her cough medicine all over my kitchen. Sticky fun …

  7. Shannon
      · March 14th, 2005 at 9:55 am · Link

    I thought of the applesauce, but we didn’t have any, and it seemed like such a simple skill to accomplish. Unfortunately, he convinced himself he would choke.

    After much pleading, begging, threatening, bribing and conjoling, we finally found a way to get him to do it.

    Which reminds me, I owe the tall kid five bucks. :roll:

  8. Nicole
      · March 14th, 2005 at 11:17 am · Link

    Shannon, try giving them a cracker with it. Let them chew it up a bit and then pop the pill in. If they can sorta surround the pill with chewed up cracker, it’s easier to swallow. SOunds disgusting, but it usually worked for me when I was a kid with the world’s worst gag reflex. Hell, I have trouble still just brushing my back teeth and gagging.

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