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"My experience is (usually), pukers will just puke, talkers will talk about puking."

YESSSSSSSS!!!! I try to explain this to teachers ALL.THE.TIME!!

Pukers usually say "I feel...." and here it goes, they rarely finish that sentence.

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My experience is (usually), pukers will just puke, talkers will talk about puking.

My wife and I want T-shirts!

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That is excellent! Would prefer that emoji that actually pukes, but that is just our twisted humor. We love America's Funniest Videos with puke; puking on the birthday cake, puking kids on stage, puking, well, you get the idea.:spit:

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Cause the pukers gonna puke, puke, puke

And the talkers gonna talk, talk, talk

Baby, I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake

I shake it off, I shake it off

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My son threw up once in school. It was after he had a bunch of junk during the day before Christmas break. The secretary called (we do not have school nurses here that are at the school at all times), and said that he threw up. I said I would be there in about 15 minutes. (I was sleeping before work, and had to get dressed) She then said you HAVE TO come get him. I was like he ate a bunch of junk. I'm pretty sure he is fine, but yes I am coming to get him. I do need time to get there. I can't teleport there instantly.

I wish our school had nurses on at all times,especially since my son is diabetic. This throw up incident was before my son was diagnosed as a diabetic.

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I have a kid I call my "frequent vomiter." This kid throws up at everything. Usually a one and done, hopping around smiling when its done. Mom is a nurse and at kid's last 504 meeting (not related to vomiting) she was like "I don't know how he just seems to vomit on command. I was hoping he'd grow out of it!" She loves that I get it. He's gone to doctor and nothing ever found, suspected anxiety related. At least one a month I also get the gym teacher calling him to report they have a vomiting kids they are sending my way from gym and 9/10 it has been my frequent vomiter.

My sub, who is a friend of mine, however, is not used to him and his puking on command. I forgot to leave her a written note, which I usually, do and of course she sees him when I am out. And calls home to send him home and get a follow-up due to frequent GI symptoms report. I talked to mom the next day I was back and apologized; thankfully mom was like "it's okay, you know his patterns, she was new and he is convincing."

Vomit happens. Just let it happen and deal with clean up after.

I just had a convincing student go straight from my office to the principal's office, where she flopped on the coach and immediately fell asleep (or "asleep." who knows). I got called down to re-assess. No fever, HA only symptom. She has 22 visits this year, almost all during same class... this period. SO ANNOYING. The principal doesn't "know her patterns" haha

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Ha!

I seem to get "they need you downstairs immediately, a kid can't get up!" I gather my old bones to the scene where LD is on the floor because they tripped, not hurt but dramatically wailing. Magically my presence and my words "get up" fix them instantly!

I got that sooooooo much at my old school that I finally had to quit. EVERY.SINGLE.DAY (often multiple times). Always during passing period when 1300 kids in hallway. half the time, i would get there and the kid WOULD NOT EVEN BE THERE. Sent so many e-mails, etc and it only got worse every year.

There would be 12 kids in my clinic when I would go running and 20 when I got back. If i did even wheel a kid back, they were usually good to go back walking in 10 minutes. Do not miss that place at all!!

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Yesterday, I got a phone call from a frantic parent (frantic, but over an hour into the day) "someone threw up in the house this morning" All kids in the household (two families) denied being "the one" She expected me to figure it out and act.

Meh. If someone complains of a tummyache or vomits, we'll know. Your bathroom and fibbing kid is not my emergency.

Maybe she just wanted you to take a peek at her child?

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