I Miss Calling My Friends at Poison Control

About ten years ago my cousin Boosie had a really rambunctious toddler at home. He was always getting into the cough syrup. Boosie was constantly hanging up with me to call poison control. I remember saying, jeez why don't you just put the cough syrup up high so he can't get it? Duh. I mean I didn't have kids yet, so I knew better. Fast forward a few years. It was now me calling poison control on a near daily basis. And I'd like to take this public forum to…

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Going to the ER is Painful. Even When You’re Not the Patient.

I really don't know where to begin with this one. On Friday night my Aunt Batsy called me to tell me she fell. She just had one knee replaced and was coming home from therapy. It was the bad knee that still needs to be replaced that gave out and caused the fall. She said her ankle was swollen and she was in pain. I immediately sent a group text to all of the parties involved. When we got to her house, she acted surprised to see us. She asked…

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