366 Days of #OneGoodThing

If you asked me to tell you 366 good things that happened in my life this year, I’d be at a total loss. It was a crap year in a lot of ways. Physically, I felt like shit every single day. That’s right. Every. Single. Day. It turned out that I have a chronic autoimmune disease.…

African Violets for Abby

Our dear friend Kelley came over tonight and brought us a beautiful plant in honor of Abby. Kelley was also Abby’s rehab vet and helped us when it was time to say goodbye. Along with the lovely flowers, Kelley brought Abby’s ashes back home to us tonight. It doesn’t feel like it makes sense, but…

A cone-free cuddle again

Our sweet Boston Pug Abby got to take a short break from the cone of shame today. She has had to wear it 24/7 since her emergency eye surgery a few weeks ago, but the doctor has just given us the all-clear for short breaks while being held. We took the opportunity to get all…

Abby survived surgery

Very late last night our sweet little Abby perforated her eyeball. It’s exactly as awful as it sounds. About a month ago Abby got an infected ulcer on her cornea, but it had been healing nicely with a strict regimen of eye drops until last night. It was horrible. Her entire eye socket looked deflated. We…

Abby’s recovery

The cone of shame has been in action for several days now in the Nosy Parker home — and our sweet Abby is not happy about it. Abby somehow got an infected ulcer on the cornea in her right eye last week. The emergency vet gave us eye drops and sent us to an ophthalmologist,…

Abby had a bath

Abby had a bath today — an indignity in her opinion, but #OneGoodThing in mine! Day 141 of 366. What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments!

Sweet neck cuddles

Today’s #OneGoodThing was sweet neck cuddles from our little Abby. The warmth and love of her snuggles is unparalleled. Day 140 of 366. What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments!