Except, when I arrived in B's room last night to discover that she was wheezing and whistling with a croupy sounding cough (seal bark) I realized that the rules were, once again, going to have to bend. I would NEVER have slept a wink knowing she was down the hall breathing like that... as it turns out, I didn't sleep a wink once she was in bed either because her breathing was so ragged.
It was as though I was instantly awake. In one minute I was asleep, in the next I was completely awake. I got a lot of thinking done while I was laying there next to B. "What if...she's really sick?" "What if... I need to call and cancel E & A for today?" "What if..."