Friday, December 26, 2014

Christmas 2014 and My “Gift” from the Dog

So let’s start a few days before Christmas, shall we?

A couple days after we got to my Mom and Dad’s, Jarrod mentioned that it looked like Bailey’s eyelids were red and irritated.  I took a look, checked to see if he would let me touch them (he did but didn’t like it), and figured that they were irritated from the haircut he got the day before we started our drive down south.

Then Christmas Eve, I woke up with pinkeye.

Apparently it’s pretty rare to catch pinkeye from a dog.  I guess I’m special though.

While I went to the doctor to get some eye drops, my dad and Jarrod took Bailey to the vet.  The vet said that Bailey’s infection probably started out as pinkeye, but had elevated to a staph infection.  So I’m on eye drops, and Bailey is on eye ointment and two different pills.

But let’s move on to happier subjects…

Before I came down with pinkeye, we had a couple special visitors from the North Pole!


Kids and grownups alike enjoyed visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus.


I was still under 24-hour pinkeye quarantine for Christmas Eve Mass.  But I got some cute pictures of everyone else!


Christmas morning came, and we had some excited kids!

(She’d been asking for a Mary costume for months, and my mom made her one!)

By the time lunch rolled around, I was off quarantine, had a normal looking eye, and was able to go with the rest of the family to WaWa’s house.


Later this weekend, we’ll be travelling up to have our Christmas celebrations with Jarrod’s side of the family.  It’s been so nice spending the holidays with family.

I hope that you all had a safe and happy Christmas too!


Traci@TheHallway said...

First- so sorry about the pink eye :( how awful, but so glad it's getting better! Second- FABULOUS outfit coordinating for Christmas Eve!!! Those dresses, that bow tie, and Jarrods sweater... All perfect!! Merry Christmas and have fun with the in laws!!!!!!

Jen said...

I'm so sorry about the pinkeye!! Glad you ended up having a good Christmas anyway. :)

♥ ♥ Just a Girl in Love w/ a Soldier ♥ ♥ said...

So Sorry to hear about your pink eye, that's never fun!! Looks like the kiddos are enjoying themselves and yall had fabulous christmas. Safe travels through the rest of your holiday!!

Heather Moffit said...

I love the Mary Costume!

Nicole said...

Merry Christmas! I'm sorry you were ill Christmas Eve. But you really did get some great pictures. Charlotte's personality comes shining through :)

Katie said...

These pictures are amazing!!! So cute!!! Stinks about the pink eye. I didn't know dogs could transfer things like that. I learned something new. :)

My Traveling Troop said...

Sorry to hear you had pink eye, but I'm happy to see you and your family had a lovely holiday anyway! Love the darling Christmas outfits too!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family!

Janelle Vannice said...

Oh wow! I had no idea you could get that from a dog! Hope you're feeling better!