Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Eight Days

In eight days, I get to take my baby boy to Villanova University near Philadelphia. Since he turned 18 last month, he has been on quite the crusade to remind me that he is an adult now. And he is in charge of himself. Uh huh.

Yesterday, he had his annual physical. I was allowed to go with him:

Augie: Why do I still have to go to the pediatrician? I'm 18 now. This is stupid.

Mama: You have to have a physical for college, and they have all your records. I think you still go there until after college.

Augie: This is crazy. I am too tall for them to even measure me. And there are babies in there. I am 18 you know.

Mama: Just humor me, okay? They have all your records, and can get all the forms filled out that you have to bring.

Augie (disgusted sigh): Do you think I'm going to get a shot?

They never really grow up, do they?


28 comments:

Caution Flag said...

Did he opt for a lollipop or a sticker at the end?

Noe Noe Girl...A Queen of all Trades. said...

Always mamas babies!

The Incredible Woody said...

No, they never grow up. And they always love their mamas!!

Daryl said...

I bet he took the lollipop ..

Mental P Mama said...

LOL--No lollipop this year, but he did get a smiley face bandaid after they drew blood. He was quite proud of it;)

mom x 2 said...

Aren't they always mama's babies? If not, just lie to me and tell me that they are. K? Thanks!

Marsha said...

Ah, don't kids always think they're more grown up than they really are?

Janie at Sounding Forth said...

This is hilarious!!

Keetha said...

Chalk up another one for the memory book - that's great!

♥~♥ Nine Acres ♥~♥ said...

Awww...so sweet. In an 18 year old boy way. ;0)

imom said...

They are always babies to their mamas! My daughter needs a trip to the doctor and shots! Not looking forward to that one.

Sara said...

heeheehee.....the dreaded shot. It never goes away....

Ellen said...

Are we meeting for lunch or dinner when you make the trip?

Deb said...

Oh, they never really do grow up. Our little boys...always need their mothers.
Looking forward to Friday. Will email you the local when I get to my sisters on Thursday.

Living on the Spit said...

Hahaha...ha...tell Augie that made me laugh.

TSannie said...

Wow! Only 8 days?? I thought it was more like 20.

Snooty Primadona said...

Oh. Dear. I cried like a baby the minute we pulled away from our daughter's private dorms. Even though I knew she'd be fine, I just sobbed like a fool. Partially for joy & a lot for sadness. Maybe the doctor wouldn't mind giving you some *happy pills* just for those special occasions???

Mango Girl said...

Caution flags comment made me laugh!

Miss Hower said...

Mental P - you made me chuckle. That's a big baby boy now!

Chesapeake Bay Woman said...

I don't know much, but I know this made me laugh.

Grandma J said...

How funny!

Suz Broughton said...

I'm counting on that a little :)

Lynne's Somewhat Invented Life said...

Isn't that funny? I hope he didn't cry, scaring all the other babies, in the waiting room.

Somehow he doesn't look like the crying type. You've done a good job, there.

Laura ~Peach~ said...

lol @caution i was thinking the same thing....

Flash Stitcher said...

NSLO asked how long she could go to her Dr.!! SHe laughed and told her as long as she wants!! Girls sure are different. I only have 10 days til off to the frozen tundra. Her wings are flapping and my clippers are not fast enough!

big hair envy said...

Caution Flag...**snort**

Magpie said...

Did he need a shot? Did he whimper, if he did?

Country Girl said...

He looks like he needs a lollipop to me.