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3 weeks & still going strong!

• July 2, 2013

I can’t believe it’s been 3 weeks since Barret’s amputation! That means it’s been 6 weeks since diagnosis!  8 weeks from now I’ll have completed my first graduate class. Wow, time is flying! The difference in the way Barret is acting between week 2 and week 3 is probably pretty mild from an outsider’s prospective, […]

Cheers for new beginnings 2 weeks post-op

• June 24, 2013

Today is a new start, both for me and for Barret. For Barret, those itchy stitches can come out and hopefully we can start weaning off the pain medications soon. I’m trying my best to give myself a new start too. I don’t have to tell most of you, but my life virtually came to […]

Leaving your new tripawd home alone? Monitor your pet at home remotely!

• June 20, 2013

Today is a big milestone for me… I went back to work for the first time after Barret’s amputation. It was something that was a huge source of anxiety for me, but truthfully I wasn’t getting enough work done from home because I was so distracted. A part of me thought that my constant fretting […]

Reflections on the first week as an tripawd mom

• June 18, 2013

I can’t believe that it has been one week since Barret has his front left leg removed. Time really is flying, though I wish this recovery period was finished! The first few days, Barret was more laid back than usual, but not by much. For him it was pretty much life as usual. A few […]

Sunny days

• June 15, 2013

Just dropping in to say that surgery and recovery are going really well, especially since we added the gabapentin. That made the random yelps stop almost completely, though Bear much sleepier (which is probably a good thing so he doesn’t bust his stitches). It’s a beautiful day out, hope everyone is enjoying it!