Purple, no longer our favorite color

You know the song, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple? Well that is the title and the entirety of the lyrics as well. It was a song I learned in kindergarten which teaches that the correct order of rainbow colors from top to bottle are as follows: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple.

So I was nursing Laelia when I noticed terrible bruising on the top of her head. I yelled for Charley who was in the kitchen and could see the dark purple  bruising from across the room. We both panicked. How in the world did she get bruising on her head? Does this have to do with her diagnosis? Is she hurt? Will it cause brain damage? Did she fall? How did we miss this? When did it happen?

It wasn’t until I set her in her  make-shift, cardboard box bed  and she started to wiggle that I discovered the source.  She snuggled into her box causing her head to rub against  it. Inside her cardboard box I had drawn pictures in crayon. The rainbow  drawing is  directly above her head and  has a prominent bottom rung made of purple as per my education. The purple is now slightly smudged. :)

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