Sterling had his 6th grade physical today. I knew it had been a little while since he'd been to the doctor, but I started wondering just how long when we walked into the office and Sterling said, "So this is the doctor's office?" Hmmm...my doctor moved to a new office 3 years ago and Sterling had never seen it. Curious, I asked the nurse just when Sterling's last appointment had been...
Here's a picture of him from this year, age 11 --
And here's a picture that would have been taken within a month of his last visit to the doctor --
Yep, Sterling was 4-years old the last time he went to the doctor in 2006!! For the record, that was also a school physical so he wasn't sick at that visit, either. Talk about a healthy kid! The irony in this situation is that Sterling is terrified of being sick. He hates it when we talk about illnesses of any kind. I guess he can officially stop worrying about that!