19:02 Friday, 8th September
Philomena: Boma came home with rashes on Wednesday. She must have gotten it from one of those children in their school. I don’t know what to do now.
Lara: Give her Augmentin. That is what I used for my son when he had rashes too. Do you remember?
Philomena: Was it that time we were preparing for his one year birthday?
Lara: Yes. And it worked. The rashes disappeared after two days.
Philomena: Okay. Thank you, my dear.
12:49 Saturday, 9th September
Philomena: See, her body is very hot o
Lara: Give the Augmentin na
Philomena: Since yesterday. Abeg it’s not working. The rash has spread up to her chest
Lara: What will you do now? Hope it’s not measles o.
Philomena: How I go take know?
Lara: Okay. Let me call my doctor friend
Lara: Philo, carry Boma go hospital now now
Philomena: Wetin they talk do am?
Lara: He said it’s as if she has chicken pox. Didn’t you get immunization for your children?
Philomena: My sister, I did not o. We’ll go to hospital now. But it seems Omor has gotten it too, she was scratching rashes on her arm this morning
Lara: How you take do am now?
Philomena: It’s not my fault, you know how children are
Lara: I hope Bobo will not catch it too like this. You’re supposed to separate them because it spreads very fast
Philomena: How was I supposed to know it is chicken pox? Anyhow, make I go hospital
Lara: You for don get immunization for them
22:17 Monday, 11th September
Lara: How far?
Philomena: My dear, I no fit go work today. I dey house with the 3 of them. Bobo don catch am too and Omor just dey cough anyhow
Lara: Ehyah, ndo. Thank God say e no worse pass this one
Philomena: As in. The matron just dey shout say I no do well, say I for complete their immunization. I just tell her to leave me o. When they get well, I will make sure they get the one for measles
Philomena: Yes. At least that one is free
Lara: Na wa for you. What they should have collected since. Your last born, Bobo is five and half already
Philomena: ? e don do
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