My Dear Old Dog

My dear old dog  You bring me comfort and peace  Your loyalty and love never cease My faithful friend  Time & again you’ve helped me mend Never leaving my side Wagging your tail & smiling wide They say you’re just a dog You’re so much more A privilege & never…

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911: The Dogs Knew

Two weeks ago on a Monday afternoon I had lunch with my Mom.  After lunch she went to watch television and take a nap like she always does. A little while later she made a loud noise. A loud noise isn’t exactly out of the ordinary only this sounded different and…

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What is PRMS?

Nine years after my first brain mri that showed “nonspecific demylenation” and three years after official diagnosis, I want to tell you what PRMS is not (to me personally).  PRMS is not curable. There are no remissions. It’s not well known or commonly heard of.  Odds are it’s not your friend’s ms. It’s…

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How To Set A Goal & Achieve It

Setting a goal is one of the most important things we can do when we wish to improve ourselves, whether it be a personal or professional goal.  Something as simple as making an overdue dental or doctor appointment that we’ve been putting off or wanting to clear a cluttered area in the…

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Alzheimer’s Signs & Symptoms

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurological disease caused by the formation of plaques containing beta amyloid in the brain.  Many times the signs of Alzheimer’s disease are mistakenly attributed to “old age”. For as long as I can remember my Mom had an obsession with the mail.  Every single day…

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Canine Diabetes & Lipohypertrophy

What is lipohypertrophy?   Lipo – fat Hypertrophy – enlargement of an organ.  (Skin is our largest organ). Simply put, lipohypertrophy is the development of lumps (scar tissue) under the skin from repeated injections. In Bailey’s case, insulin injections. Recently I noticed what felt like a mass on my dog Bailey…

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The Forgotten Friend

I’m sure by now you’ve heard the saying, “going into 2020 with my eyes wide open….2020 vision”.  I was S I N G I N’ this! I’ve been struggling dealing with selfish people who are not supportive.  Seems everyone is preoccupied with themselves, making no time to check in.  We…

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