Thursday, September 01, 2005

Rachel Meets the Fire Department!

Rachel had her first encounter with the Fire Department this morning!

After dropping Hannah off at school, Rachel and I went to the grocery store for groceries.

The box boy helped me out to my car and started loading the bags into the van. I went to lift Rachel out of the grocery cart and she started screaming, her leg was stuck between two narrow metal bars of the cart seat. We tried to manipulate her leg to get it to come out. But it didn't work. Another customer who had a tool box on the back of his truck attempted to open the bars up with pliers. That didn't work either. Meanwhile, in attempts to keep Rachel calm, the store manager brought out a box of Popsicles, that worked. LOL. The manager had to call the fire department, and they had to cut the shopping cart in 4 different areas in order to get Rachel's leg out. LOL. Thankfully, while it was stuck, her circulation wasn't being affected, we just couldn't get it out. Everyone was so helpful, the store manager even sent the box of popsicles home with us for Rachel.

So there's her very first adventure of her new year! LOL.


Diana said...

WOW! What an adventure. Glad to hear that all is well.

Anonymous said...

Stay away from the shopping carts!!! LOL Glad that she is ok and that your nerves arent completely shot!!! HUGS!

Melany said...

Oh glad she is okay!!! What an experience

Kim said...

Little ones are such an adventure, huh?! Glad she's fine! How many popsicles did she end up eating? :D

Darcy said...

She actually only ate about 3/4 of one by the time the fire department got there. But the kind store manager sent the entire remaining box of popsicles home for her. LOL. And it wasn't a box of just 6, or 12, the box boy grabbed a box of 24 popsciles!! Hannah was happy, because they were popsicles she's been wanting me to buy for a long time! LOL

Kim said...

That's so funny! I'm so glad it all turned out well.