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urgent!emetaphobe home alone.ds has thrown up down the stairs!

(124 Posts)
liveinazoo Fri 09-Nov-12 22:51:42

ive gone to pieces.......
the only support i have is a partner of 10years and he is refusing to come as is working a sleepover at a residential unit with mental health clients<not waking night>
my son is sittin gon the stairs surrounded by a pool of vomit
ive never been able to cope with sick and cannot even manage to be around anyone being/been sick
what the hell am i going to do
some body <anybody> talk me through this bloody mess

liveinazoo Fri 09-Nov-12 22:57:44

anybody?
<rocking fearffully in a corner>

Hopeforever Fri 09-Nov-12 22:59:15

How old is your son? Do you have neighbours?

GobblersSparklyExplodingKnob Fri 09-Nov-12 22:59:36

You are going to be fine.

Do you have gloves? If not put plastic bags over your hands, you need to undress your son and get him into something clean. How old is he?

liveinazoo Fri 09-Nov-12 23:05:21

i am semi detached.neighbour is very new and works friday nights
my ds is 7
he came down and said tummy felt funny....i told him to go upstairs to the toilet and he threw up on hall floor.i said are you ok to make it to loo now and he then wandered up the stairsand proceeded to throw up all down them,all over the school coats and bags too

i just want to die the fear is that bad

im angry with myself ive just left him there<he says feels better now though>

im been having cbt since january and have made some progress but this is overwhelming

naturalbaby Fri 09-Nov-12 23:07:27

talk to him, keep talking to him
does he understand what you're going through?

corblimeymadam Fri 09-Nov-12 23:07:52

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sosotiredagain123 Fri 09-Nov-12 23:08:40

right get a bowl and towels for ds and clean pjs and get him back to bed.

corblimeymadam Fri 09-Nov-12 23:10:06

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naturalbaby Fri 09-Nov-12 23:10:15

you can leave it but then you'll have to deal with it in the morning
have you got cleaning spray or air freshner or febreeze or similar?

zonedout Fri 09-Nov-12 23:11:34

<wanders over from her own thread of fear>

so sorry you are going through this. You WILL be ok. Your ds WILL be ok.

not sure I am of much use except for to offer my utmost sympathy and empathic feelings.

think if it were me I'd start with a load of kitchen roll and plastic bags, then move on to some sort of wet cloths and cleaning solution (all straight into the plastic bags and into the bin) followed by bleaching whatever is bleach able. deep breaths. You are going to get through this <tries to convince self>

liveinazoo Fri 09-Nov-12 23:12:22

<sobs>
thanks everyone
my therapist and i had planned as a next step to thrown sawdust down when they were ill to absorb it and drown the smell<which i cant handle>
i did that before thried to reach dp<well not so dear nowhmm>

it the only area of my house with damn carpet
will go and try and sort it
be back shortly

<takes deeep breath and tries to swallow panic and bile rising>

corblimeymadam Fri 09-Nov-12 23:12:51

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sosotiredagain123 Fri 09-Nov-12 23:13:51

rub vic under your nose

naturalbaby Fri 09-Nov-12 23:14:12

you need to get the stuff in bags and sealed up so you don't smell it tomorrow
you might need to empty the school bags - could it soak through onto homework/pencil cases.

You can do it!! you can, think of your reward for when it's all sorted and keep thinking about that end point. It will just be a few minutes.

zonedout Fri 09-Nov-12 23:14:27

crossed posts <slow>

BB said it much better.

I'm here, on high alert, all night.

Ds2 seems on the blink (in all the panic about ds1's school I forgot to mention a girl was sick all over his nursery yesterday)

sosotiredagain123 Fri 09-Nov-12 23:15:19

zoned out fingers crossed

corblimeymadam Fri 09-Nov-12 23:17:00

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wigglybeezer Fri 09-Nov-12 23:17:21

I use anything dry to sop up the liquid, clumping cat litter is great , but of course, you may not have any. If you have anything really strongly scented like vics under your nose or olbas oil ( put on a scarf over your mouth) it masks the smell which really helps.

I am not good with vomit.

Buy some cat litter for future emergency use.

corblimeymadam Fri 09-Nov-12 23:17:39

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sosotiredagain123 Fri 09-Nov-12 23:20:30

how are you doing

elfycat Fri 09-Nov-12 23:23:16

Do you have tea tree (or other aromatherapy scents but tea tree is antiseptic) you could use in the room or sprinkle on whatever cloths you are using? It might help with the smell and also the idea of cleanliness.

Or spray liberally with antiseptic spray/air freshner/carpet cleaner stuffs.

I'd cover it in layers of kitchen roll and lift and dump in a bag quickly so you dont have to look.

zonedout Fri 09-Nov-12 23:24:06

grin yes you could ms ostrich

perfumedlife Fri 09-Nov-12 23:25:23

A scarf over your nose and mouth and sunglasses work for me. I have a dreadful fear of it too, the sunglasses just remove you a bit from it. Keep the radio on in the background to take your mind off it.

I do empathise.

corblimeymadam Fri 09-Nov-12 23:25:24

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