Jeneric Jeneralities ~ by JenIG
September 17th, 2006
The fun Never Stops

Poor Emmsy.  Apparently, one thing that she's inherited from her daddems is his appallingly bad allergic reaction to bee stings.








This was actually pretty scary, and this wasn't even the worst of it.  She swelled up even more than this as the day progressed.  yuh ikes.  Geoff knew what to do to fix her, thankfully and she is now almost back to normal.


Lastly, if you live anywhere in or near OR, you should drop in on THIS.  I sure wish I could make it!


Have fun enjoying your kids this week.  It's the only time for the rest of your life that they'll be their age right now .  Do something unexpected, like tackle them, or dance with them (my kids love that), do handstands and let them time you, or yodel.  That last one I haven't tried yet.  I'll have to think about that one.

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  1. bigredriver said,

    on September 17th, 2006 at 9:26 pm

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    Yo-da-lady-oh….they’ll proably have a co-op class on yodeling somewhere….we all better sign up or at least eat those throat candy things, what are they called……Rigollete or something. Hope the swelling from the bees goes down. Wow!

  2. SandBetweenMyToes said,

    on September 17th, 2006 at 9:30 pm

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    Oh, bless her little heart. Yikes. I’m actually thankful it’s inherited, so you knew what to do.

    Time me doing a hand stand??? Excuse me. You are kidding correct? I did do a cartwheel on the (deserted) beach last year. We have a picture of me half way, with my feet in the air. Scary.

    I hope to make it Thursday. We are trying to get ready for this birthday bash on Friday night. Ashley is really glad Coie is coming.


  3. ClagettsFLStyle said,

    on September 17th, 2006 at 9:45 pm

    poor thing

    Oh I can only imagine. I was never allergic to bee stings till I got older. I was throwing hay out to my horses (back when I was a redneck in MD, now just a lazybum in FL – LOL) and some bee’s had made a nest in the hay. They stung my leg – no big deal- till about 2 hour later when my leg looked like I was closey related to Dumbo. And it hurt so bad – the swelling and such.

    I pray that she is doing better and would LOVE to know your DH’s solution as to what to do – mine was a shot of an eppy pen.

    If she needs a good laugh send her to my blog – Friday’s Funny was pretty funny.

  4. drewsfamilytx said,

    on September 17th, 2006 at 9:57 pm

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    …you said time you but I thought you said tie you! Now, that would be a brave thing for you to do!

    Wow, I didn’t realize how much she looks…er, looked…like you! All puffy like that, she looks really asian! Poor baby. Glad she’s doing better now! That stuff can be pretty scary sometimes.

    Have a great week, Jen!



  5. Rebeca said,

    on September 17th, 2006 at 10:05 pm

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    I like your new blog design, although I still miss the goats! I’m so bummed that they planned the Oregon picnic on a day I can’t make it. Maybe if I whine loud enough they’ll plan another one.

    Yikes! Keep the bees away from that girl!

    Bless you,


  6. nsremom said,

    on September 17th, 2006 at 10:22 pm

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    That is beyond freaky. I’m so glad your husband knew what to do. But you know, she looked sortof cute in the second picture as well. Like someone who needed a hug in a big way. πŸ™‚

  7. Melkhi said,

    on September 17th, 2006 at 10:54 pm

    Yuh ikes is right!

    Oh the poor girl! That *must* have been scary!

  8. Prncsstefy said,

    on September 17th, 2006 at 11:32 pm

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    Aww, that poor dear. Prayers that she recovers quickly.

    I had a similar allergic reaction to something I ate a few years back. Only my face was itchy and purple like the girl in the Willy Wonka video. I walked into the doctors office and she just started laughing.

    To this day we don’t know what it was. I narrowed it down to 3 things that I didn’t eat very often and have stayed away from them ever since.

  9. sagerats said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 12:19 am

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    Oh my! How scary! My Boy 2 swells up quite large from ant bites and mosquito bites. So far he has never been stung but we keep an Epi pen on hand just in case due to his reaction to other insects. In the summer the poor child looks like Quosi Moto. (Sp?) Although this last summer was a huge relief and all thanks to West Nile Virus! They sprayed for it pretty heavy apparently because he only had a handful of mosquito bites all summer.

    Oh, and thanks for mentioning the OR picnic!

    Abiding in the Vine!

  10. MuckFootMom said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 6:07 am

    Oh the poor thing

    Oh my! Your poor daughter! Poor mom & dad! I would’ve freaked out! I’m glad Geoff knew what to do and that things are nearly back to normal. We haven’t had any major allergic reactions here. The worst health-related incident we’ve had is when the nurse at the doctor’s office mistook me for a grandma. I thought I was going to die. πŸ˜‰

  11. journeybackintime said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 6:22 am

    Oh my gosh!!

    Jen, I would have been sooooooo worried if this had happened to Jenna or Ian … I’m so glad she is ok now … whew!


  12. DreweLlyn said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 6:23 am

    Poor, poor, baby!

    God bless her! I’m glad everything is under control today.

  13. MySmokyMtnHomeschool said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 6:36 am

    Bless her little heart…

    I am so glad she is doing better. That would be scary. My brother does the exact same thing with bee stings… and poison ivy.

    Hope to see you Thurs.


    Amy Beth <><

  14. KimMurphy said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 7:30 am

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    Are you sure this is the result of a bee sting, or did the bunny perhaps somehow crawl inside her face? Just trying to think outside the box.

    What a good sport she is to let you not only TAKE a picture, but to allow you to post it for all to see! I’m sure it will all come out in therapy…Ü Blessings, Emmiko!

  15. Leigharev2 said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 7:41 am

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    Aw, your poor baby. I am glad that your DH knew how to handle it. I would have been a mess! I wish I could to the picnic (I live in Washington), but I will be at the MOPS convention in Nashville this weekend!

  16. Anonymous said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 7:55 am

    That is so SCARY!

    I wouldn’t believe it was even the same girl save the cute little ear poking out of her ear! I hope she gets feeling better soon…poor thing! Rebecca from Renaissance

  17. Anonymous said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 8:03 am


    okay-that was SUPPOSED to say cute little ear poking out of her HAIR. Last time I checked, an ear couldn’t poke out of an ear….Rebecca from Renaissance

  18. RollsLife said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 9:10 am

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    Bless her heart! I hope she feels better soon.

    She looks so much like you, well in the first picture at least. πŸ™‚ Very pretty girl. πŸ™‚

  19. jengresak said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 2:26 pm

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    Ouch! My eyes filled with water as soon as I saw the after picture. I wasn’t crying for her, it was just a natural reaction. Didn’t want you to think I was freakishly compassionate or anything : )

  20. Bahamahomeschooler said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 2:48 pm


    You need an epi pen!! My son looks like that when he touched peanut butter. Scarry in the moment, but great snap shot. thats a keeper. Stop by for a visit got a good cake reciep!!!(does that word need another e? don’t tell anyone I homeschool my kids!)

  21. EEEEMommy said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 4:20 pm


    I hope she’s better!

    Thanks for your kind words on my blog!

    Off to yodel at my kids,


  22. chickadee said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 6:31 pm

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    the poor thing. please keep her away from all the bees!

  23. ccpeterson said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 7:37 pm

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    Wow, that IS scary…I would freak out if that happened to one of my kids. Glad she is doing better!!


  24. Jocelyndixon said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 7:58 pm

    God's nightgown!

    Lordy, lordy, Mrs IG! Poor baby! How id she walk without running into things?! I hope the swelling goes down… WAY DOWN!

    Nai haryuvalyΓ« melwa rΓ« (May you have a lovely day)



    Check out my 2 latest posts:

    Brownie Pancakes, anyone?

    Reporting for the Planet

  25. redmom said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 10:28 pm


    That’ s what I looked like after I bought my dd a Guinea Pig for her birthday THEN found out I was terribly allergic. (Not good) I’m glad she’s better. Poor thing.

  26. eyecorn said,

    on September 18th, 2006 at 11:30 pm

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    Oh, wow! That must have been very frightening!

    I had to chuckle at the handstand suggestion….are you trying to put me in traction?

    However, I think I will yodel everyone awake in the a.m….that is until I am pummeled with pillows and shoes.

  27. Heidistjohn said,

    on September 19th, 2006 at 2:25 am


    Good thing the season’s almost over. I’m sure your dd will love you forever for posting the infamous sting…

    πŸ™‚ I know mine would!


  28. tatertots said,

    on September 19th, 2006 at 11:25 am

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    WOW, that’s a lot of comments, I guess I’ll add one more:-). I’m tatertots (JB’s sister), I really like the stuff you put on your blog, so I thought I would stop by and say hey. Please stop by my blog sometime.


  29. Anonymous said,

    on September 20th, 2006 at 3:22 pm

    Help for Bee Stings and such

    I don’t know you, but drop in here occasionally because I enjoy your blog. πŸ™‚ For future reference, especially with extreme reactions to stings in your family, you might want to look at the page I’ve put together on plantain. I call it the Wonder Weed. πŸ™‚ It’s amazing for bites and stings. If you want to take a look it’s at – (my apologies for the long link; I don’t know if I can use html in this comment box).

    Thank you for your encouraging posts!


  30. Juldos said,

    on September 21st, 2006 at 6:47 am


    Sorry about your daughter’s bee sting.

    Have fun at the picnic. Maybe we can travel to the next one.

    Have a great day!

    Julie D.

  31. tatertots said,

    on September 21st, 2006 at 8:37 am

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    It’s me again:-). Just wanted to say thanks for stopping by and adding me to your friends list. Please stop by again sometime.


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