And today she had her 15 month check-up. Happily, she is as healthy as they come, albeit a little small. She was charming and chatty and showing off her new walking skills right up until vaccination time.
I love nurses. I think they have a hard job that I would stink at; they are kind and selfless and I know they hate inflicting pain. I know all these things. Even so, there is a fleeting moment as I'm holding my baby's arms down and looking into her suddenly surprised and horrified expression when I want to punch the nurse a little bit. I know!!! I know! I'm so ashamed!! Are there any nurses reading? I'm awful! Trust me, I overcompensate for my rotten thoughts by thanking and complimenting the shot-givers profusely. I can only hope they have kids and have fought the urge to blacken an eye or two in their vaccination days as well.
Now that you know how horrible I really am, dew watch this funny commercial. The eagle scream at the end is a bit like what came out of Adi's teeny tiny mouth the second the needle penetrated. The girl can certainly cry like an eagle.