Dog people are so special. The comments, emails, Tweets and cards of support have meant a great deal. Knowing people care helps helps us to deal with our grief. A friend sent to me the following observation. Its author is … Continue reading
We sent Hope to play on the Rainbow Bridge this morning. Jake, my husband and I helped her cross over. Even though it was the right thing to do, we are devastated. She didn’t suffer.
We kept the vulture at bay for another day. Hope’s oncology veterinarian said, “ Her cancer is much more advanced.” We knew that. But how much more? We didn’t want to lose her too soon. An ultrasound revealed a colon … Continue reading
Hope is at the oncology vet now getting assessed. How much cancer? Where exactly is it? Can we keep her comfortable? The cancer vulture is circling, and I can’t shoot it out of the sky.
Our little diva tried to wield her power the other day. Windy has the determination of a terrier. I needed to leave one morning, and she didn’t care. I called for her all over the house and backyard. I couldn’t … Continue reading
Not knowing what is to come requires a person to be patient. Hope had an infusion of a chemotherapy drug Aug. 25 and started a pill to work with the infusion Aug. 27. We are waiting. The lymph nodes under … Continue reading
Hope is getting chemotherapy now. I am enjoying a chai and Starbucks Wi-Fi. Hope’s lymph nodes under her chin are slightly raised, but her nodes in her anal area are “really good” the veterinarian said. Hope is not in complete … Continue reading
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