The day where one hour lasted a life time and the reciting in my head over and over again of "this too will pass" was absolutely no help at all.
The morning started off well with a walk to collect the newspaper and a visit to Starbucks for a Gingerbread Latte and a Babycino ~ smiley faces on red cups and wellies that fall off DS's feet when he sits down and his feet can't reach the floor.
The nightmare began on the walk home ~ click the middle image below to read the full story.
With hindsight, walking into town and back with a small boy who had been poorly for the last week or so was probably not the best thing to do. And at the risk of beginning to sound like I'm paraphrasing Scarlett O'Hara, thank goodness tomorrow is another day.