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>> Thursday, December 10, 2009

Thank you for all your kind words and prayers. I began to take the medication that the doctor prescribed on Monday and today is the very first day that I feel like myself. I can't tell you how happy that makes me.

I was concerned about taking a prescription because any narcotic makes me sick...literally. Thankfully the medication for a syrinx is not a narcotic to kill pain. It's a medication that interrupts the signals that my nerve endings send to my brain. I haven't had any side effects and the doctor was took 48 hours to get into my system.

Meanwhile, little Boomer found another home so I'm not fostering him. I did find great comfort with my girls and of course my family (who doesn't know quite what to make of me when I'm not my usual happy self!).

Maddie and Annabelle would actually sense when it was time for me to lay down and make it to the bed before me! What good girls!


Gail Wilson December 10, 2009 at 2:51 PM  

It is wonderful to read that you are feeling so much better. And of course you have 2 amazing helpers there with you too!! Mistaya

Kat December 10, 2009 at 2:52 PM  

Yeah, my family is the same way. They don't know how or what to do without me. Glad you are back to yourself and meds are working. I think the dogs are more sensitive to our illness than humans. :)

2cats December 10, 2009 at 7:29 PM  

Glad to hear you are better. It is nice that Boomer has found a forever home. I don't think families, either human or not, know what to do when we are off our feet for whatever reason.
I hope the medication keeps working for you.

Honeygo Beasley December 10, 2009 at 8:14 PM  

Ditto the comments - we all want you to be well and stay well.
Your two girls look so adorable - have a cozy good night!

Unknown December 10, 2009 at 8:57 PM  

So happy to hear you are feeling better! And....that you have those loving pups to keep you warm and safe feeling.

Two French Bulldogs December 10, 2009 at 8:58 PM  

We are so happy to hear you are feeling better! Yea.....nitey-nite
Benny & Lily

The Adventures of the LLB Gang December 11, 2009 at 12:10 PM  

Puppies know best, don't they??? Glad the meds are working for you!!

Anya December 11, 2009 at 4:10 PM  

Take care this weekend ....
Its relaxing time :-)

(I see no snow !!!!!!)

Susan B December 13, 2009 at 12:43 AM  

So glad to hear you are feeling better! Take it easy, and have a good weekend. :o)

Tweedles -- that's me December 14, 2009 at 8:56 PM  

I am happy the nerves are sleeping now.
How did I ever miss this story! Jeepers!
Maddie - you and Annabelle are so right in knowing when your mom does not feel good.
And now your feeling much better that the nerves are under control.

SANDY December 14, 2009 at 9:08 PM  

Who's Boomer, you didn't tell me about him or her.

Did you buy a new camera? Was looking at the video you posted.


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