Thursday, January 18, 2007

From the files of The PB & The J

It dawned on me the other day that I hadn’t written about any tales of The Peanut Butter & The Jelly in a while. They must have sensed that, because they decided to do something about their lack of showing in my blog by themselves.

A couple of weeks ago, after yet another trip to the doctor to have The PB’s ear’s checked (she’s had an ear infection for 11 of the last 14 weeks), the pediatrician referred her to an Ear, Nose, Throat specialist to see about getting tubes put in her ears.

Last week it was decided, after much discussion, that she would indeed get tubes put in… ‘just like her little cousin’ (My youngest niece, 20 months old, had tubes put in the first of January).

The procedure was scheduled for Tuesday and it was decided that HoMu would take The PB to the hospital, while I would make sure The J got on the school bus.

HoMu and PB had to be at the hospital by 7:30… as they’re getting their coats on to leave, The J jumps out of bed, runs into the kitchen, and starts screaming that she doesn’t want her sister to go to the hospital. She wants her sister to go to school with her and sit next to her on the bus like they always do.

You can see it in her eyes; she’s worried about her sister going to the hospital and doesn’t like the idea of going to school without her.

We’re able to calm The J down, and as they’re about to leave, The J bear-hugs her sister for a solid half-minute (although it seemed more like 30 seconds…) and says; “I love you sissy. I’ll see you after school and we can play if you feel good.”

That twin-connection thing you always hear about… it’s real. And it’s one of the many reasons that I agree with Matthew when he says; “having twins is awesome.”

It is... it truly is...


Sarah, Goon Squad Sarah said...

Every day mine make me wonder what it would be like to have a twin.

Matthew said...

Awwww. That breaks my heart. She was scared for her sister.

What a bond our kids must have with each other. It's so amazing to watch.

I hope PB is doing well!

SaraPMcC said...

When we were 5, my twin sister had two surgeries on her eye. I remember staying at my aunt's house, crying, my aunt having to sleep in the bed with me (where my sister would sleep when we stayed there)...because I was sad and scared that she wasn't there. And my aunt gave me my "heave-ho" bucket, just in case. I was a barfer.

I'm glad your girls get along so well, and I hope the surgery went well, too.

laurie said...

that's a precious story. and so typical of my twins as well. they hate to be apart, even for somethine not serious like surgery.

i hope the PB is ok and that she got a lot more of those hugs from the J while she was recovering.

Gidge said...

Mine still hate each other most of the time. Except when Charlie is afraid. Then he hides behind Miles.