Word Of The Week #R2BC

By | October 2, 2014

It’s time to think up a word to sum up the past week in the Bluecrisps household and think positively too (the R2BC bit).

Our week has been dominated by D recovering from a nasty trike fall into the road last Friday afternoon and her subsequent injuries but, my Word for this week is:

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and here’s why:

1. D returned to school today (Thursday) having endured an X-ray and a nurse’s appointment to check that all was healing as it should be. It was fascinating to see her face in X-ray format, the technician spent quite a while pointing out her eye socket, nose, chin, spine etc.

She’s gone from this last Saturday:

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to this happy, healing girl today:

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2. And that writing on the notice she’s holding? It’s part of her campaign to be a House Captain at school. The sentences were composed and written by D, even spelling out “because” by herself, thanks to a little spelling rhyme she learnt in class.

The voting is next week and she’d like to be picked for one main reason, that of helping to hand out the medals during Sports Day. An example of her lovely, helpful nature.

3. I mentioned last week that I was waiting for my new phone to arrive, it is amazing! Oodles more memory and it’s so speedy. Looks good too.

4. And this, D absolutely hated her beautiful pink trike after she fell off it, vowing that she wouldn’t be getting back on.

It took until Tuesday to get her to have a go, understandably she was anxious, but she overcame those considerable anxieties and did it!

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Amazing that she overcame her fears and recognised that being on that pink trike is pretty good fun.

We’ve also talked about where she came off, it’s a little steep corner just outside the gates, now christened the “corner of doom” and she’s recognised that it would be best to get off and walk that bit, going in and coming out. Which is pretty amazing that we had that chat, she realised where and how it happened and that we’re taking steps (literally) to remedy it.

All in all it’s been a week I’m glad to see the back of but there’s been definite lessons learned.

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xOjox on 3rd October 2014 at 6:55 am.

I have to say, I love that trike!! I so wasn’t one! (For A obviously). Well done D on overcoming such a big thing, that really is amazing x

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Jeannette on 3rd October 2014 at 7:14 am.

Thanks, it is a fantastic trike, I’m mega pleased that she got back on it. She doesn’t want to ride it back to school yet but hopefully that will happen soon x

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Redpeffer on 3rd October 2014 at 9:24 am.

It sounds like you’ve handled a potentially traumatic accident really well and it hasn’t stopped you and D from still having fun with the trike. That is amazing x

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Jeannette on 3rd October 2014 at 3:14 pm.

Thank you, I’m so mega relieved she’s okay and got back on her trike 🙂

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Jocelyn (@ReadingRes) on 3rd October 2014 at 12:19 pm.

Great word! So pleased that D’s back on that trike and healing well. It does sound like an amazing week all round 🙂 Thanks for sharing with #WotW

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Jeannette on 3rd October 2014 at 3:14 pm.

Thanks, it has had some amazing (that word again) good bits 🙂

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Kim Carberry on 3rd October 2014 at 7:32 pm.

What a great word and certainly an amazing week!!

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Jeannette on 14th October 2014 at 8:55 pm.

Thanks, it def was x

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leandra bramham on 4th October 2014 at 6:22 am.

What a wonderfully positive word! Glad it turned around. Hope you have a great weekend #wotw

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Jeannette on 14th October 2014 at 8:55 pm.

Thank you 🙂

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LakesSingleMum on 4th October 2014 at 8:44 am.

well done D for bouncing back, good luck for tram captain! jealous of the phone 😉

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Jeannette on 14th October 2014 at 8:56 pm.

Thanks, no house captain news yet, the phone is still rather lovely 😀

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Looking for Blue Sky on 4th October 2014 at 12:39 pm.

Aww, hope that D manages to avoid the corner of doom in future xx

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Jeannette on 14th October 2014 at 8:57 pm.

Thanks, she hasn’t had the confidence to ride to school yet but hopefully will soon x

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