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I forgot the effing nappies

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tyerd Sun 11-Aug-19 21:35:40

I feel so shit right now.
DC admitted to hospital for the 2nd time this week. Just popped home and left her with a nurse to go grab some supplies/ medicationand I forgot her nappies angryangryangry
I'm so mad at myself. I wrote it down.
DC is going to have some strong laxatives with only one nappy as back up, handheld for the clean up

00100001 Thu 15-Aug-19 15:55:50 know nobody else in the entire world that could buy you some nappies? confused

flamingjune123 Thu 15-Aug-19 15:59:35

00100001 stop being so spiteful, OP will have enough to contend with right now

tyerd Thu 15-Aug-19 17:07:14 know nobody else in the entire world that could buy you some nappies?

Let's see. I'm a single parent. Her dad is abusive. I moved away from all my family and friends. I don't work and have never worked in this area so I don't know anyone.
So, no, I don't. Unless you're offering then your comment is pointless.

00100001 Thu 15-Aug-19 17:10:27

So you just sit in isolation all day long with a baby?confused

tyerd Thu 15-Aug-19 17:16:00

*So you just sit in isolation all day long with a baby?*

Gosh, you're right because you must have company to leave the house. God forbid people having independence.

timeforawine Thu 15-Aug-19 17:18:45

How is she OP?

tyerd Thu 15-Aug-19 17:20:14

@timeforawine thanks for asking. She's just pulled her ng tube out grr. She's a little better today but it's proving difficult trying to change her over from ng to oral.

timeforawine Thu 15-Aug-19 17:38:54

Cheeky monkey grin how old is she? Hope she's on the mend very soon and you get some rest

tyerd Thu 15-Aug-19 17:44:52

@timeforawine she's 11 months.
Very cheeky. Now she's putting her socks on, I think she's ready to go home!

timeforawine Thu 15-Aug-19 17:46:17

grin knows what she wants 😂

timeforawine Thu 15-Aug-19 17:46:57

Mine always pulled her bloody socks off! Thank god for sock-on's gringrin

snuffles93 Thu 15-Aug-19 17:50:42

People are so cruel! I'm glad you managed to get some nappies and your little girl is on the mend. I don't understand how people can be so heartless - obviously you didn't want to leave your sick child! I think that's completely understandable... as is forgetting to grab nappies when you were obviously rushing and in a bit of a flap! Xx

tyerd Thu 15-Aug-19 17:53:25

@timeforawine for some reason she liked putting everything on - shoes, socks, clothes, my shoes

timeforawine Thu 15-Aug-19 17:55:44

Haha mines 3 and always tries to steal my shoes, its so cute. It'll be make up next......

tyerd Thu 15-Aug-19 17:56:47

@snuffles93 thank you thanks
Exactly, I've never left her before and she's ill so very upset. And yes I forgot the nappies by the door, I was rushing to get back in time. Typical me x

SinkGirl Thu 15-Aug-19 17:58:07

I think people are confused because the obvious thing to do is pop back out and get some nappies?

Some people here obviously haven’t been in a children’s ward recently. At ours there has to be an adult with them 24/7 - no popping yo Sainsbury’s or to get food, so if no one can bring you food you don’t eat. I spent 11 nights sleeping in a chair without a proper meal or a proper shower since the nurses would get annoyed if I took more than two minutes.

tyerd Thu 15-Aug-19 18:03:37

@timeforawine Ah the dreaded make up grin

tyerd Thu 15-Aug-19 18:04:34

@SinkGirl yes this. No one has told me they are here to supervise my child and they have to do so. There's like one nurse to 2 bays of 8-10 beds

Toddlerteaplease Thu 15-Aug-19 18:11:37

Just ask the nurses for some. Well happily give you them!

tyerd Thu 15-Aug-19 18:12:55

@Toddlerteaplease rtft. They don't have any in her size. I took her to Sainsbury's and got some myself

Kittykat93 Thu 15-Aug-19 18:22:42

What is wrong with people? Can't we offer support to a worried and upset mother who's young child is in hospital? Jesus.

Hope she is okay op and on the mend soon. flowersflowers

tyerd Thu 15-Aug-19 18:23:17

@Kittykat93 Thank you my love 💞

youarenotkiddingme Thu 15-Aug-19 18:30:10

People really do like to stick the boot in when someone's down shockangry

Let's hope none of you find yourselves alone and worried in a hospital with an ill child.

Glad she's perking up. What a little minx with the tube! But also good she's feeling well enough to assert her personality.

IamEarthymama Thu 15-Aug-19 18:33:03

It's like another world isn't it?
A small enclosed world too.
A world filled with worry and fear.

I hope you are soon home with a healthy little girl.
I am sure you will make friends as you settle into your new home and community.

Itsonlytuesdayqwer Thu 15-Aug-19 18:34:17

Hope she is okay OP, sounds really stressful for all concerned. Make sure you get the support you need too, must be hard having a poorly child in hospital 🌺🌺

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