Thursday, January 21, 2010

Scrapbook, Pets, and Kidneys

I said I was going to get better about posting more. Time just goes by so fast. Last weekend I went with the girls back to the river to scrapbook. I didn't get as much done as I would have liked but it was still a great get away. I did manage to start 2008 now to finish. :)

One of my friends Gwen always bring her two little pups Annie and Gretel to the river. They are cute little schnauzers. While we were there Annie seemed as if she was starting to feel bad. We were sitting around and next thing I knew Annie just fell of the sofa. She appeared to be stretching but just tumbled over. Seems poor Annie had a stroke right in front of us. She was partially paralyzed on her right side. She wasn't 100% but seemed as if she was getting some feeling back and strength. I sent a text to Gwen Sunday and she said Annie was doing a little better. I was so shocked when I sent her a text Tuesday to see what the vet had to say only to be told Annie was now in doggie heaven. Seems she had a tumor the size of a grape fruit and her heart rate dropped from 60 to 20 in a matter of minutes. Gwen's sister Teresa went and met her as Gwen made that hard decision. She didn't want to see Annie suffer. I know Gwen is hurting because she loved Annie like it was her child. My heart goes out to her and Gretel.

When I got back home Sunday I was met by my own little pup Abby. Daddy took her to get a much needed hair cut. She looks so good. I know she has to feel better. I just had to post pictures. :)

This past Monday was a special day for us. Ray has been blessed with his kidney for nine years. He actually had a dr appointment that day and was told his kidney function is great. If only his heart would get on the same page. Ray still has the pains in his legs if he walks or stands a lot. I can tell he also tires faster now. Over all he are very thankful he is doing as well as he is considering.

I hope you all have a great weekend. Stay dry and warm!



Carmen C. said...

Oh Donna~ my heart goes out to your friend , how awful it is to lose a beloved pet so suddenly! Love Abby's haircut, what a beautiful girl she is and that is wonderful news about the check-up for your hubby!

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Morning Donna, oh how sad about her poor puppy! I hope everything is still on the positive note.

And your little Abby is so adorable!

Yeah for hubbys good news!

Kath ~★The Olde Weeping Cedar ★~ said...

Awh, that's so sad...I'm so sorry for you friend. I know how much our pets mean to us...mine are like kids to me, too.
Abby looks so pretty...she seems to know it too *wink*!
I am so glad to hear about have you been doin?

I got that ladle from a local antique mall here. I can look for one for ya if ya'd like? I don't know when I'll be heading out that way, again...but I would be happy to see if I can find one for ya!
Have a wonderful day and a great weekend, Donna!

Tomatoe Creek Prims said...

Morning Donna,
I know how time flys it is Friday again:)

Abby looks so cute with her haircut and I'm so sorry that your friends dog passed on, it's so hard to let them go.

Great news about your DH too:)


the primitive country bug said...

Oh, how tragic! Your poor friend and Gretel. My heart goes out to them.
It must make you love and appreciate your little Abby so much more. Life is so fragile.

Glad to hear theat your hubby is doing well. I hope that he continues to.
Hugs to you~ Birgit

Tammy ~ Country Girl at Home ~ said...

Oh your poor friend...I'm so sorry about Annie! That's so sad!

Your little Abby looks mighty pretty! She looks proud in those pictures too! lol!

I'm glad to hear Ray's kidney function is good....that's great news!

Now, if we could hear from that SS....that would be wonderful news! Stils praying!

Have a great day, Donna!

sanjeet said...

Abby looks so cute with her haircut and I'm so sorry that your friends dog passed on, it's so hard to let them go.
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