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How my favorite dog and I handle being sick


Friday, February 08, 2013

Me: I feel horrible! (it's just a cold)
Dog: I don't have as much energy today. Will go sleep some more.

Me: What can I do to feel better? Maybe eat? Nothing tastes good. This is so annoying. I don't even have the energy to make myself feel better by going shopping. emoticon
Dog: I'll feel better after another nap.

Me: I wish I didn't have to do any work today.
Dog: I'm just going to stay in bed today and let the other dogs handle the emergencies (like barking at passerbys).

Me: I don't feel like exercising at all but then I'll lose all the benefits I've worked so hard to get.
Dog: I don't feel like moving around a whole lot. There is always time for that after some more rest. Maybe next week. In the meantime I'll dream about running through the fields and playing with my buddies.

Me: Why doesn't someone care enough to make me breakfast and serve me in bed? Do I have to do everything myself around here?
Dog: Why doesn't someone care enough to make me breakfast and serve me in bed? I guess I better check the kitchen counters.

Me: I'll die if I don't get better really soon!
Dog: Snore...

Me: Where are the drugs? Who said I don't like to take pills?
Dog: Give me a nice belly rub and a warm body to snuggle up against.

Me: Finally, the drugs are working! I'm human! There is a purpose to life! The world is not all evil! How come I didn't see that before?
It's going to be a beautiful day!
Dog: I smell the air, so many messages, got to get our there and read them all. It's going to be a beautiful day! Maybe I'll catch some mice on our walk.

I hope you are planning on having a beautiful day, even if times are hard sometimes.
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Birgit
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KELTIC-CARA 2/25/2013 6:12PM

    emoticon Great blog

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GLC2009 2/14/2013 2:46PM

    sounds like our house.

this past couple weeks, my cat was sick, then one of the dogs was sick and now my dh has gone to bed with a sore throat emoticon at least he's not puking. the cat and dog had puking ailments and it was terrible (i'm not good with puke)

Comment edited on: 2/14/2013 2:47:22 PM

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GOPINTOS 2/10/2013 4:41PM

    Love this!

Thanks for sharing!

Smile and Enjoy the Rest of Your Day!
Melinda
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EASTENDCLAM 2/10/2013 12:54PM

    Sometimes dogs really are smarter than we are.

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LMB-ESQ 2/10/2013 10:41AM

    Haha... this is funny! And so true! Hope you really are feeling better!

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SCHNOOTIE 2/9/2013 11:46AM

    Love your blog, It made me laugh, while my lab and my Oodle are snuggled up with me on the couch.

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SHARJOPAUL 2/9/2013 8:25AM

    Gee you have it pegged for sure.

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MARITIMER3 2/8/2013 6:00PM

    We can learn a lot from our pets. I've had more cats in my life than dogs (one cat right now plus minding one for a neighbour for the past 3 months), and they are so wonderful about showing how much they love us, and how little they demand.

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ERIN1957 2/8/2013 5:38PM

    So cute!

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HEALTHY4ME 2/8/2013 4:30PM

    lol had to laugh at the counter surfing! Our puppy hasn't but will still jump up if we don't catch her. She is learning though but that was funny. Often wonder what they are thinking.
Hope you feel better soon.


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LYNNWILK2 2/8/2013 3:51PM

    That is hilarious.... the life of a dog... rest, it can all be dealt with later, after another nap. When you feel so bad, you have to remember that you need to rest more when you aren't feeling your best.
I am glad you've found the purpose in life and the medication is helping you feel better.

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LILY_SPARK 2/8/2013 2:27PM

    Birgit,
Such of a fun read, sorry you and the dog had a hard time getting moving, though!

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BROOKLYN_BORN 2/8/2013 1:04PM

    Great attitude! Hope you feel better soon.

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NAYPOOIE 2/8/2013 12:51PM

    Wise dog.

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-LINDA_S 2/8/2013 11:46AM

    I wanna be the dog! Life is so much simpler for them! And I do tend to take it really easy when I'm sick, but then no one depends on me for very much that can't wait.

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_RAMONA 2/8/2013 10:15AM

    LOL!
{{{{{{{{{{ HUGS }}}}}}}}}}}

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FREELADY 2/8/2013 9:51AM

    Delightful! I'm glad you handle illness by being CREATIVE!!

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CINDYTW 2/8/2013 9:25AM

  emoticon gladyou're feeling better! I hate taking cold medicine too! Hate the side effects!

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MANDIETERRIER1 2/8/2013 9:19AM

    That is exactly how my dogs feel

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