Perks and Complications of Living on a Rock5:19 AM
"Everything was going wrong!" I screamed out of frustration, from lack of sleep and worry. My 2 y.o. caught a bacterial infection that sent her fever shooting through the roof. This is exactly the last thing anyone deserves while living on an island with very limited specialists and medical facilities.
My husband and I were tempted to brave the 1-hour boat ride and 3-hour bus trip in pursuit of top hospital care from any of the reputable medical centers in the city, but we weren't sure my baby girl can physically handle the long journey.
In fact, this was the final piece after a seemingly domino effect of crazy events. It blew my lid off when I thought the digital thermometer accurately measuring her fever nearly broke.
Right. When it rains, it pours. Take that, El Nino!