Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
LSUMIS
5,500-6,999 SparkPoints 6,344
SparkPoints
 

Miracle cure for the Blues

Monday, April 29, 2013

I have been feeling rather "blue" lately; combination of too many gray days, my father's death, and my own psyche. Crying hasn't helped. Eating hasn't helped. Talking with my sister hasn't helped. Not even ice cream has helped.

Today...a miracle...in the shape of a huge Newfie head and a lap full of slobbers! My younger daughter recently adopted a rescued Newfoundland and named him Baloo because he's as big as a bear. For the most part, Baloo, has ignored me unless I'm the only one home and he needs to "go out".

But today, Baloo walks over to where I'm sitting (crying) in the recliner, places his giant head in my lap, looks up at me with his big brown eyes......and slobbers all over my lap. For the first time in weeks, I laugh. This causes Baloo to rub his black, wet, furry face all over my chest as if trying to tickle me. More laughter...more slobbers.

To keep from drowning, Baloo and I took a long walk in the sunshine. I think this could be the beginning of something wonderful.

emoticon
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • USMAWIFE
    Dogs have a wonderful way of sensing you need love and give it so unconditionally ..

    emoticon
    1315 days ago
  • VINGRAM
    Love love dogs! emoticon
    1315 days ago
  • SHOAPIE
    emoticon
    1315 days ago
  • DAZZEEDOO
    Sounds like you have an emoticon new fitness partner.
    Isn't funny how animals understand just what it is we need sometimes.
    Hope You have more sunny days ahead.
    emoticon
    1315 days ago
  • LGAR519
    I don't have any dogs now. But in my younger days I have had 3. I loved each of them. And they each had their own way to comfort me. Mostly I got kisses but slobber probably got mixed in with them!
    1315 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.