Friday, January 13, 2012

Gone to the Dogs I say!

Goodness Blogger world, where has the last 20 days gone? 

Gone to the dogs I say!!

Christmas came and went in a blur.  It was nice and quiet around here.  Well, sort off.  Jack, the young man that I was taking care of, was in and out of the hospital over the break.  We had a huge scare that it was cancer in the lymph/groin area.  The surgeon removed the lymph node and sent it off.  A few days later he is back in the hospital because his leg swelled up and so they drained it, drained it again the next day and put in a drainage tube.  The drainage tube got clogged last week and back in the hospital Jack went.  He was in sooo much pain.  And ready for this? 

Cat Scratch Fever.  No kidding.  Cat Scratch Fever.  I, off course, had to have fun with it and call it "Jack Scratch Fever".  He was scratched by a cat back in October, and it can lay dormant for months before showing any signs.  Google it.  It's worth a read.  And we are sooooo very thankful it is not the big C word.  What stinks?!  It can come back.  UGH. 

And during all this, I had xrays done and an MRI.  Yep, MRI.  On the shoulder that had rotator cuff surgery last April.  I fell at Addie's salon.  I'd like to say on a wet floor, or some spilled product, but NoooOOoooOooooooOOOooooo!  You know the bar you place your feet on to rest? I had my feet behind it, behind it just like I have done for 35 years.  I stood up, feet still behind the bar and I feel flat.  UGH.  Luckily, I have not re=torn the good surgeons work, just a severe sprain AROUND it.  It feels torn.  It hurts worse than the tear.  Ugh Ugh!

Vandy got me an IPad for Christmas.  Vandy took back the IPad for Christmas and exchanged it for the most AMAZING GIFT I have ever received for Christmas.  There is a big long story that goes with the gift and it's super cute, however I will save it for tomorrow. 

Is the suspense killing you?  Can you imagine having to drive from my little town of Enon all the way to Cleveland with a severe sprain in your shoulder?  It was so worth the drive.  Addie went with me to help.  She's a good daughter.  And she calls it "our" gift, but she didn't have to give up an IPad or anything.  I am not complaining, just saying.  lol


Charlie, the PWD!!!
It can get NO better than this!

Charlie is simply perfect!  I will share some more tails tomorrow along with the acquiring of Charlie.  Am I the luckiest woman in the world with the most perfect husband?  Charlie is so much cooler than an IPad, just saying!  Wouldn't you say? 

So my life, as people like to say, Has Gone to the Dogs, and I couldn't be happier!!!


  1. OMG this dog is gorgeous!

    Never understood dog love as my friend who say.
    I got a dog for the 1st time 3 yrs ago. I am head over heels in love. Nothing can make you feel better on a bad day as that happy tail to great me.

    Congratulations....this is much better than an IPad!!

  2. That is the CUTEST dog Allie. And I agree, better than an electronic toy any day!! Merry Christmas to you!
    I have heard of cat scratch fever. I don't think people take it seriously but I've heard it can be pretty bad.
    Love Di ♥