Your kid has fever/diarrhea and you are up with them all night…. while they are snoozing in between episodes you can’t sleep… mentally listing all the foods they ate in the last 4-5 days, which might be suspect…. organizing the list of differentials in your head…. and determining how high E. coli O15:H7 is on it. Even though you logically know that the number of cases of O157:H7 is very, very small, compared to all the other potential causes.
Luckily this morning she is feeling much better. I’m trashed, but I don’t care- because she’s better.