Monday, February 05, 2007

First Hospital Visit

Well we were hoping not to have to bring her to see a doctor until at least Canada but Olivia decided otherwise. There were a couple of the kids who were really sick so we all jumped in a cab with our tour guide Shirley and trucked it off to the hospital. Let me tell you that was an experience. There were thousands of people, crying babies sick children just all over the place. Somehow our wonderful guide got us all to the front of the line. We were in and out within an hour. Our poor little angel has a throat infenction and is now on two different types of Chinese Antibotics.

Here's some pics of the big first hospital trip including the "jailed in" taxi ride to get there!






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15 Comments:

Blogger Mark & Michelle said...

How incredibly scary for all of you!!

Wow - I hope Olivia (and the other kids) are all feeling better soon.

Thank goodness for you tour guide!!

6:27 AM  
Blogger The Robertsons said...

We did not have to do the hospital thing with Kimberly but several in our group did so we know what you mean. Glad to hear Olivia is at least getting treatment- that'll keep her healthy for the remainder of the trip, especially the long flight home. When do you leave for Beijing.

Kathryn

7:22 AM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

Oh my- poor little thing- and poor Mom & Dad, too! I was a bit concerned when your blog wasn't updated that Olivia was sick. Ah, part of the joys of parenthood- hospital emergency rooms and long waits in the doctor's office...
Hope everyone is on the mend! Take care.

8:47 AM  
Blogger C.J. said...

I always hated those face masks...so intimidating!

Glad that part of your trip is behind you.

8:53 AM  
Blogger Lisa~~ said...

Oh, poor little Olivia. Hope that she's feeling better soon and no more hospital visits will be required.

8:53 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

I hope Olivia and the other babies are feeling better soon ... at least by getting medications now they hopefully will be much better by the time they have to travel home!

9:14 AM  
Blogger Emmie said...

How scary! I remember when we were in China and all the babies had to go to the hospital for their medical check-up. I was sick so didn't go but my mom told me all about it! Hope Olivia gets well soon !

9:56 AM  
Blogger Magi said...

I'm so sorry Olivia isn't feeling well. Hopefully, the antibiotics will kick in and she'll feel better by the time you have to fly home.

10:42 AM  
Anonymous Penny said...

Take care family!! I hope Olivia is feeling well soon!

1:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What an experience you and Kirk are having. Hopefully the medicine is working for Olivia and the other little children, you will be all home in no time..... Love B.H. Auntie

2:07 PM  
Blogger Matt and Kathy said...

I hope Olivia is doing much better now, having been to see the doctor. How scary it must been for you.

2:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow, we've had a busy weekend and I haven't been able to log on...Did we ever have a lot of catching up to do. Sorry to hear your little angel is sick, but you know that won't last...ah, the joys of parenthood. Interesting taxi ride? Bet you never thought you'd end up behind bars! The girls and I were talking last night and we can't wait to meet beautiful Olivia
Love Shelly, Elladee and Briar (and the boys, too)

2:51 PM  
Blogger Jill and Jaap said...

How scary! But, at least she will be on the mend now.

2:53 PM  
Blogger PaulaBrett said...

I hope the medicine is kicking in and Olivia is feeling much better.

Hope she is better for the flight home. It's freezing here today. minus 28 with the windchill and colder where you live.

BRRRRRRR

Paula

2:56 PM  
Blogger Krista said...

Oh my! I hope she is on the mend soon. That's just one more thing none of you need to worry about right now with all that's going on. Poor thing.

4:46 PM  

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