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Something about a dog

Sunday, November 10, 2013

There is something about a dog that will drag you out the door... help you appreciate the outdoors even if you weren't so inclined today. I got a visit from my son and grand-dog today. We went to the dog park and tramped around while Boomer socialized with the other canines.

Son went home with my fitbit in hand... to see if it will catch his odd panic attacks in his sleep... (I asked him how he knew he had them since he doesn't remember them in the morning... duh! His WIFE notices.) Anyway he says it isn't that often these days, he's been home half a year now. But I'll be interested to see how it works for him, anyway.

It's not been the best of weekends in terms of activity and eating... had that bit of insomnia and that's led to some not so great choices in the food department. Then it was headache & sinus yucks, and I've just been tired... so... not so many steps as usual.

But a visit from a canine? How can one not smile? And hugs from one's grown son? Pure maternal joy vibes. Yes, I'll get through this... had a good work week... just got to get my weekend mojo back.

Tomorrow is veteran's day... hug yours or borrow one to thank for his/her service!

And Spark on. Because LIFE is good, and worthy of good choices. emoticon
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    Please be sure to let us know about his sleeping.
    1373 days ago
    Dogs are the best. They love you no matter what and if you take them for a walk, well, then you are elevated to god-like status.

    Maybe next time the Rebel comes out, you should borrow Boomer and see if that helps the Rebel deal with her stuff.
    1374 days ago
    Yes, the eternal optimism of the wagging tail and positive vibes unending. Our dog adds so much to our life. Glad you have one in your life. Hope Prisoner isn't jealous. Cats provide other positive attributes to family life.
    1374 days ago
    I really appreciate my dog!

    Yes, tell your son thank you from me too!
    1374 days ago
    Oh my gosh! I thought it was just me that would get insomnia, wake up in the middle of the night and raid the fridge! That is my very biggest weakness. Who knows what I would weigh if I didn't do that, but it seems like it is uncontrollable!

    Yes, something about dog. My dog is absolutely my best friend and will get me out the door as well. : ) There is absolutely nothing I wouldn't do for my dog!!!
    1374 days ago
    1375 days ago
    Remembrance Day here tomorrow too -- and I'll be wearing my poppy.

    We are so grateful to those who served and continue to serve.

    And: we are so grateful for all the dogs in our lives!
    1375 days ago
    So glad you got to spend time w/your son and grand-dog! Awesome.

    PLease pass on my thanks to your son for his service on Veteran's DAy.

    1375 days ago
    Roxy gets me out the door first thing every morning and when I get home from work! No if, ands or buts about it...hmmmm, have you thought about getting a dog??
    1375 days ago
  • DALID414
    I was thinking of borrowing a emoticon to run with, but I'd have to saran wrap my front seat to catch it's slober, which totally turns me off to the idea.
    1375 days ago
  • REJ7777
    So glad that you got hugs from your favorite soldier, and a visit from a motivating canine. It made for a special weekend in spite of everything else. emoticon

    1375 days ago
    My two dogs, Red and Gem, are sending you doggie kisses telepathically. Yes I agree, my son and dogs ganging up on me with hugs and kisses is the best. My big dog is pregnant and the ultrasound showed 5 pups at minimum. You can see her on my sp page.

    Rest my friend and breathe deeply and enjoy the fruits of your victories.

    1375 days ago
    Yes dogs certainly can get one moving. Glad you had such a great pair visit you. No, I didn't mean to call your son a dog. LOL

    Hope you feel better soon.
    1375 days ago
    Dogs are great companions - no doubt they are great walking buddies. My old girl can't walk very far with me anymore but I can relate to your blog. Take care.
    1375 days ago
    Actively serving and Veterans are the greatest. Have a great week.
    1375 days ago
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