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Reflections on a rough few weeks

• August 21, 2013

This pretty much sums up how I feel about the month of August. First there was Bogi. I didn’t really know Bogi through the site or have ever chatted with Manny, but the funny thing about this site is that with each tripawd to pass over the rainbow bridge, no matter how much you knew […]

I thought this roller coaster ride was over :)

• July 30, 2013

It’s bedtime. I can’t sleep. Barret can’t sleep. He’s licking and biting his incision site until its red and raw. He doesn’t appear to be in any pain and he is on his last week and a half of Gabapentin. Phantom pain hasn’t been an issue since a few weeks post op. So where does […]

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 […]

Second guessing amputating my dog’s leg… Again

• May 26, 2013

Here’s the thing.. I KNOW this is the right decision, I think… Oh boy. Having to explain what’s going on to a bunch of family members this weekend has kind of been agonizing. Some understand, others think I’m crazy to call Bear my child, and others think I’m being cruel. Everyone wants to know what […]