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Dogs and their ability to motivate us

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Oh, how I love my dogs! The three of them bring a bright spark to every day.
This is Skeeter, my helper and friend. He motivates me by sitting right beside me through every activity. No yoga routine is complete until I have rolled out of savasanasana emoticon and petted him where he lay right beside my yoga mat. His tail wags and then he does down dog.
Even when riding my recumbent bike, he is right beside me. He is not as talkative as the other two, but his eyes say it all.

Sore muscles, no problem! Skeeter sits very closely and is an instant heating pad.
High Blood pressure lowers while petting our pooches!
Ever wonder if anyone is glad to see you when you get home, your dog is!
You may be wondering why I do not take walks with him. I do not walk as I once did, especially in the heat. Multiple Sclerosis is not kind in the heat.
BUT, Skeeter is like an MS meter! He tells me when I need to stop and rest. He also tells on me when I don't listen to my body and am headed for a physical shut down.

Dogs....LOVE EM! Skeeter....LOVE HIM!
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IMNOTSTOPPIN 7/17/2013 1:48PM

    Skeeter is a cutie. I love pets and they are definitely motivators and can lift your spirits. I feed wild birds in my backyard and it's so peaceful to just sit back and watch and hear them. Have taken over the care of my son's dog and have a 15 year old cat. Such sweethearts. I'm part of the Accountability to the Finish Line team too! Stopping by to say hello! emoticon emoticon emoticon

My husband's pet is a red earred slider turtle.

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ROCKPORT9 7/11/2013 12:35PM

    So true...we adopted our russell terrier mix from the shelter over one year ago. We rescued her. Now she rescues us daily. emoticon hugs, Laurel

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ALICIA214 7/11/2013 11:28AM

 


Can't imagine my life without a fur baby in it . I have had one since I was a child...
I love them all

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IOWA51973 7/10/2013 12:56AM

    Absolutely true! I felt the same way about my dog Flip-unconditional love is a great healer. Now we have a cat, but I can say much the same about her. Animals are members of the family!

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RENATA144 7/9/2013 6:46PM

  I Love the way that dogs Love you unconditionally. Forgive your errors & would die to save you. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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