Friday, June 13, 2008

It Can Only Be Up From Here. . .

Our first 24 hours in Utah were a little rough. I did not sleep a wink the entire flight and Lily only slept about half the way. Chris, who was already quite sick when we left slept a little bit more than we did but I am guessing we still didn't get 8 hours between the three of us. We were so exhausted and I was ready for Lily to fall apart any second. Surprisingly, she was happy as could be. My sisters played with her on the trampoline while my mom snapped shots with her new fancy camera. Chris slept.
Later, Chris went with his mother and brother to visit his youngest brother, Quinn, in Salt Lake. Around 9:30 pm I get a call saying they are taking Chris to the ER because he stopped breathing and collapsed! I guess you really do need oxygen after all. I left Lily with my mom and my dad drove me to the hospital to see Chris, in gown, getting a breathing treatment. Chris had injured his back just before our trip and wasn't able to cough up any of the yucky stuff from his lungs and then it just built up and blocked his breathing. Three Rx's later, he is doing better but still not 100%.

We have been doing lots of fun things here in St. George and I will write about it later. Tomorrow we head north.

6 comments:

Claudia said...

Dang, girl! Is it possible for you to be in UT and NOT have someone be sick? Poor Christian...I hope he does better! I sure wish I was out there myself so I could've seen you. Hope you have a great time! Say hi to your family!

richnbritt said...

Meg I hope that everything is okay. I am so sorry you have had such a rough time since you left home. Hope things get better

Malia said...

Man, what a scare...we are so glad he is on the road to recovery! Enjoy your trip...

threelittlebirds said...

If you have anytime when you're up North I would love to see you. I don't think you ever got the CD and I'll burn another copy for you. Let me know if you have time!!

I'm glad Chris is alright... i guess you can't figure out how to do things the easy way, at least the difficult way leaves you things to blog about :)

Ali Howell said...

oh my gosh! What a...memorable...trip! I'm glad Chris is doing ok, and i hope you all do better the rest of the trip!
I just wanted to tell you that you inspired me this week! I went to the store and while i was looking around i saw some really cute fabric and instead of thinking...yup, cute and walking away i bought it and made my girls dresses! I don't think that ever would have crossed my mind if it weren't for you and lilly!!
Hope your trip becomes enjoyable and less "memorable"!

Malia said...

meg, love the new page, pic and upcountry views description! hope you are happy and safe! tell your mom hi for me :)