The 22nd day of our family road trip started with a short drive to Cannon Beach, Oregon where we were looking forward to viewing the awesome Haystack Rock and eating lunch at a restaurant that overlooks the famous coastal formation.
No sooner had we finished our meal than did our older daughter began to cry of pain from a blister on her thumb. If you’ve followed our road trip so far you know where this story is going as we’ve already had four medical situations: 1. my wife’s emergency root canal surgery, 2. my son’s severe Eczema crisis, 3. my toddler’s bladder infection and 4. my wife’s big gash atop the glacier in Alaska.
Elena’s blister was threatening to make it five doctor’s visits in one road trip. Her blister was so seriously freaky it was the full size of her thumb making her finger look part monster/part finger. (more…)