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9/14/14 8:32 P

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so proud of Bow.....we started clicker training Sat.

I need to change-and with that said....lets do this!
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9/12/14 7:40 P

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Fri SEPT 12th: 147.5 lbs

BALLS all gone. Sad day will slip away. I had Oliver done about 7 years ago and I WAS SAD. Funny I think but genuine.

Oliver and new tenant dog Oscar are progressing well with the adjustments to cohabitating. Some funny stuff has gone down. When Oscar's owner moves in I hope it will continue well.

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9/11/14 8:50 P

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good evening.....

andcowsfly......good for him!!!!.....he's probably not feeling the best tonight, but he won't even miss 'em in a couple days.....

Maggie went to the groomers yesterday....and goes to the vet on Sept 29 for her annual physical......we had to go down to Council Bluffs this morning and took her with us since it's been so cool, she enjoyed the ride but was glad when we got back home....

everyone have a good night.............. emoticon

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9/9/14 11:47 A

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My little boy is getting neutered today. emoticon

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9/7/14 7:27 P

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good evening........

the weekend has been perfect weather wise....pretty lazy otherwise...I made a roast this afternoon . emoticon ...it's so tough, Maggie can't even eat it unless I cut it up into tiny pieces.. emoticon ..I think it's the toughest beef roast I've ever had,,,,and I cooked it in the crock pot....go figure....lol

everyone have a good evening....... emoticon

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9/4/14 11:34 A

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Thu SEPT 4th: 147.0

I made my decision and tenant MATT can move in on the 19th. His dog OSCAR is already with me. I'll have to get a picture of these housemates once Oliver's hair grows a bit. I just had him shaved off yesterday for the last summer scalping. Winter cuts aren't this clipped.

Black large pug OSCAR
White tiny MALTESE/BICHON OLIVER

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8/30/14 11:25 A

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Good Morning,

For the next few days I will be back at Mae's so will have internet access.

It is cloudy and misty rain here which isn't good for her granddaughter's outdoor wedding this evening.

I am enjoying playing with their dog, Jake. It is so odd playing with a small dog. Jake is a lot of fun as he loves chasing his ball.

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8/28/14 10:44 P

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good evening......

just checking in.....it's been raining here for 2 days. we've had 4+ inches since Wednesday morning......stuck inside so I've been cleaning.....house looks pretty good, but I'm too tired to enjoy it..... emoticon

everyone have a good night............. emoticon

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8/26/14 10:05 A

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Friends for the Mama plus chocolate lab mud fun ! Way to go.

Mom flew with dog quincy, boston terrier, to boston for the week to relax at my brother's house.
I'm home with oliver wondering if I can come up with a getaway for us at least by the weekend. (sort of an empty nest feeling having them gone)


off into the world with coffee mug and oliver after I drink some up first.....

dale

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8/25/14 3:32 P

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I am coming off of a great weekend spent with people I haven't seen in ages. Really nice to reconnect and share the news of our engagement. The dog loved the weekend too since she got to run on a particularly muddy beach. She likes to pretend she's a chocolate lab.

On that note, who knew I'd ever be interested in wedding planning? I guess the Internet just makes everything so accessible, so I've been finding myself getting sucked into the black holes of Pinterest and Etsy for ideas.



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8/25/14 1:43 P

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good afternoon......

I how everyone is well and rested after the weekend......my painting has been completed and I;m doing my fall cleaning as I put everything back in place so it's going to be a mess for another week or two, but it'll be good to be ahead of the game this year, emoticon

I think my Maggie brought a few fleas home from the groomer last time. I put frontline on her but she seems to be scratching more than usual.(I've been looking, but I haven't actually seen any on her).....I think I need some of the frontline spray to reactivate each week for a couple weeks.... emoticon

everyone have a good day........... emoticon



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8/20/14 10:54 A

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Just walked Wilde Lake with my Oliver and Mom dealt with her Quincy. She is taking care of him during the day now and I've bee trying to get my life's sea legs grounded! Those 2 intense weeks totally used every ounce of me up.

Because I came across Oliver's best dog friend at the lake, both dogs went free and enjoyed a third of the path off the path. Oliver is content, I got my evening walk done in the morning since I doubt I'll have time tonight.

R MESS,
I'm working on regulating myself back to health and it's way slower than I want and need it to be. But it is what it is. At least our MARYLAND weather has been a real blessing overall this summer, and I'm most grateful for that.

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8/18/14 2:09 P

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good afternoon.....

I'm glad you're enjoying yourself for the most part, Elsie. Keep your chin up.

I hope you get some sleep tonight, Judi........

My painter lady is here today to paint the kitchen and bathroom....i'll be glad when it's all done.

everyone have a good day.............. emoticon

Edited by: R_MESS2 at: 8/18/2014 (14:55)
Rhonda

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Good morning, all: Had a visit from my JRT, Scruffy, in the middle of the night. She usually sleeps with my husband (51 years together but not necessarily for sleeping). At 1:30 there was a scratching on my bedroom door. I let her in and she immediately jumped on my bed. Since I sleep with my windows and drapes wide open, I saw what she meant. We had a thunderstorm to the south. Not much in the way of rumbling yet but enough to scare her. She rootled around in my pillows but eventually calmed down after about an hour enough to curl up in the pit of my stomach where she slept for the next 4 hours, giving me approx. 6" of king size bed. Since she was finally calm, I didn't want to move to the other side and stir her up again. Surprised I could sleep but I did. Nothing like being tucked up around a nice warm clean dog. Around 5:45 she went to devil Daddy for her breakfast. I'll be snoozy today. Hugs, Judi

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It's been an enjoyable week here at my sister's with some sadness since by selling my 5ht wheel I am losing another connection to my husband.

I have been able to talk about DJ with just minimal tearing---today is 4 weeks now (I promise I won't constantly carry on about him).

Last week I was so cold but this week so far has ben very nice. Rain is expected tomorrow.

Yesterday Mae (my sister) and I went to a big flea market after church. it was a total joke. Things were so over priced that it wasn't funny. I didn't see a lot of people buying stuff either.

Take care.....Elsie

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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Had a super busy weekend. But had a great day hanging out with a couple of friends, we went to bruch and just sat and chatted, it has been a long time and we were long overdue. I am super frustrated, trying to set up my printer to scan, ugh I just can not get it to work. Stilling watching the wind increase outside, waiting for the rain. Enjoy your week everyone.

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8/17/14 9:13 P

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good evening.....

not much going on.....took Maggie for a little ride in the golf cart today. We went up to the cemetery to clean up the family's graves and let her run, she's really tuckered tonight......so am I.

everyone have a good night.................... emoticon

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You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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8/14/14 1:07 P

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Good Afternoon from Michigan,

I am here at my sister's now but will probably go to my brother's soon...I am getting the 5th wheel ready to sell because it needs more TLC than I can do.

I am missing my "Critter" (DJ) but my sister has a very playful little guy that I am enjoying right now.

Take care..............Elsie

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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8/13/14 9:22 P

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Hi Everyone

Took Bow for a mile walk this morning. Then I went to the gym and did water aerobics then came home and waxed the Baja. Walked Bow 1 more mile this evening! emoticon



I need to change-and with that said....lets do this!
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8/10/14 12:13 P

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good morning.....

Yikes!! you were under pressure for awhile, Dale.....I hope everything is getting back to normal for you.

Merlin left for a fishing trip this morning, so Maggie and I are alone for a few days....She gets a haircut Tuesday, other than that we're free agents....

everyone have a good day............. emoticon

Rhonda

Remember...no matter how many mistakes you make, or how slowly you progress...you're still way ahead of someone who isn't trying....

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

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8/8/14 9:43 A

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R MESS,
My mother went in for a simple surgery only to get codine drugs after strict instructions not to! She gets horribly sick from any of them and her system shuts down. I was the constant nurse to her both initially in the hospital and then all this time at home. Today is day 11 and though much has improved from the worst of it, she is certainly weak and very vulnerable. (85)

So walking her dog and mine is a 4 hour routine throughout the day then I manage a longer walk at night down by the closest lake to my house. I'm about to go get her dog now (she lives in a condo above me) and start the routines.

Our dogs give us great comfort and companionship. Their need to routinely get outside is important fresh air for me, too! We've been blesses with decent August weather so far and boy am I grateful to have low humidity.

the p tiger, dale

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8/8/14 8:52 A

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good morning.....

dale - I don't know what happened during those 9 days, but I hope you're getting some rest.

everyone have a good day............ emoticon

Edited by: R_MESS2 at: 8/8/2014 (08:53)
Rhonda

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8/6/14 3:41 P

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emoticon emoticon emoticon wed AUG 6th: 146.0

exhaustion is now my priority to smooth out, which I will.
the last 9 days are over and the 24/7 intensity no longer needed.

I was able to walk the dogs at night for a longer stroll so we each could sleep a little more fitfully plus I take them out exactly every 4 hours so that Mom's dog has no accidents.

Monday night we had no sleep at all, so... another night lost at the end of this intensity.

thanks for cheering me on through
so, now it's time to heal myself and keep the dogs taken care of after this 9 day spurt of extraordinary effort!

dale

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emoticon

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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8/4/14 11:00 P

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good evening.....

Maggie is back to normal.....she had a problem eating her greenie over the weekend, but tonight no problems.....thank you Elsie and Mary......

elsie - don't worry about not coming in....take as much time as you need. I hope you have a good trip, enjoy yourself.

everyone have a good night............ emoticon

Rhonda

Remember...no matter how many mistakes you make, or how slowly you progress...you're still way ahead of someone who isn't trying....

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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please excuse me for not coming in much as it is hard to post in here right now......tomorrow will be 2 weeks, plus I am getting ready for a trip to Michigan so things are quite busy for me...

happy Maggie isn't having pain...

Elsie

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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So glad the dental work didn't bother Maggie! She sounds like a trooper!

Harry and Daisy Belle were so cute last night I decided to make them my profile pic for a while...we only have her until Tuesday...we'll miss her when she leaves!

Off to take the pooches for a little walk...

Have a great day!

Pura Vida!

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8/1/14 10:21 P

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good evening.....

Maggie had to go to the vet today to get her teeth cleaned. The last 3 years he's had to pull teeth because her gums are receding as she gets older. I was hoping she wouldn't have to have any pulled this year, but he had to pull 2 more....She's missing almost all of the teeth in the front except 3 of her fangs, but she still has all of her 'chompers' on the sides. It doesn't seem to bother her tonight.

everyone have a good night....... emoticon

Rhonda

Remember...no matter how many mistakes you make, or how slowly you progress...you're still way ahead of someone who isn't trying....

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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good evening........

I hope everyone is well tonight. It was a beautiful day here in western iowa today....I was able to get out and take Maggie for a little walk, but she has arthritis in her hips so I'm afraid to take her out for very long. I didn't think I took her too far, but I noticed she had a little limp tonight so it might have been too much. I gave her a baby aspirin tonight so I'm sure she'll feel better tomorrow.

I have no problem reading about your cats.....I love cats, I don't have any right now, but I've had lots of cats.

happy dog sitting, mrsand.........

everyone have a good night............ emoticon

Edited by: R_MESS2 at: 7/30/2014 (22:51)
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Remember...no matter how many mistakes you make, or how slowly you progress...you're still way ahead of someone who isn't trying....

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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I bet you have fun with your house guest.

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Happy day for us...our house guest has arrived!

It's Daisy Belle (aka Crazy Daisy)...our Harry's girlfriend (she's a Cavalier King Charles)...we get her once or twice a year when her family goes on vacation... emoticon emoticon emoticon

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please stay with the team......we don't mind you talking about your cats....we like cats too....as a matter of fact when I get back from Michigan in Sept. I will be getting a kitten from my daughter...a calico....her name is Copper..


God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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Have to forgive me, have been away from the forum for a long time it seems. We just recently had our oldest outdoor cat disappear......want to believe some college kid catnapped him and took back home when left the college campus by our house~as opposed to him being eaten by mountain lion or coyote :(

We do have a dog, Turkey, adopted him two years ago when our baby girl dog died from gallstones and kidney failure. Trying to decide if want to stay with the team since feel need to talk about our cats too. We adopted Brutus a couple of months ago, had barely had Tilly B for a year when Spazzy, our cat disappeared. Tilly isn't taking too well to Brutus, but it is getting better. I thought the trouble would be with Turkey.....but Brutus LOVES Turkey!!! Wants to rub up on his face......and Turkey's not too sure about that lol. so far no fur has gone flying lol

Hope everyone has a great day~about to take Turkey out to play on the football field in front of our house.

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good morning..........

I hope everyone is well today. I didn't get much sleep, but I'm feeling pretty good. it looks like it's going to be a perfect day.

everyone have a good day............ emoticon

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Susansusan-----you didn't sound that way to me...thank you for the words of support

Suzi--thank you for your words of support

I am doing much better. it was difficult stopping at the vet today but I managed with just a smittering of tears.

I sure do appreciate all the kind words from everyone......Elsie

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Birdlfydog-Bo is 5 years old. I'll try the new kong toy tomorrow in his new crate {Thank You Rhonda] emoticon emoticon

I need to change-and with that said....lets do this!
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I didn't mean to sound unconcerned about your lose. I haven't been on Spark People for awhile and I joined this forum before I stopped for a break. When I posted about my 2 dogs I didn't take the time to read other post. I was just trying to get back into the forum. Sorry if it sounded like I didn't care. I so understand a lose of a pet! It is so hard.

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How old is Bo? My Sadie went through a terrible phase of chewing things up when she was a puppy, Destroyed several pillows, shoes, remote control. Now she only seems to tear up her dog toys. Does Bo have anything to entertain himself with while you are a way? Maybe a Kong toy that you put treats inside would keep him busy. They also have a spray that you can apply to furniture and things that is supposed to make them not want to chew it.

Hope you find some of this helpful. Good Luck! emoticon

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Hi Suzi.....

I would suggest a crate for when you're gone. It sounds like major separation anxiety to me. It might just be anxiety from being in a new place, but a crate might help him feel more secure when you're not there. I'm not a dog behaviorist or vet, so this is strictly my opinion. Good luck with whatever you do.

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You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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Good afternoon....sorry to read about your loss....Last year we had to put our dog {Trooper] down. Three weeks ago we found Bo at the Pound. Bo is very smart but hates to be alone.
Last week he tried to dig up our carpet???Yesterday he chewed on 10 cucumbers...made a big mess! He is so well behaved when we are home. I put a gate up but he just jumped over it. Today I took him for a 2 mile fast walk then headed to water aerobics.....came home to a new dog mat chewed to shreads. Any ideas???I could use a little help.
He will walk, run with my bike, sit, stay, roll over, and crawl. He does not jump on the sofa or bed. Is it time for the BOX?

I need to change-and with that said....lets do this!
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good morning.........

Elsie, I'm glad you'll soonl have another 'beating heart' at your house. I think of you often, and hope you are starting to feel better.

It has cooled down here a little bit, and the humidity is down. I took Maggie with me this morning when i walked. It was still pretty cool when we got back, so i mowed the lawn....i think I'm going to call it good for today.

everyone have a good day............ emoticon


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You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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Rhonda,

I'm not looking right now because I'm getting ready to go to Michigan for 3 to 4 weeks and it would be too disturbing to uproot one several times in a short period of time. After I get back my daughter has a kitten for me. She is keeping it until I return so the trauma will be only 1 time.

You didn't upset me because most likely I will eventually get another dog since I haven't been without one for any length of time in nearly 30 years..

Today, I managed to leave and come back into the house with minimal tears.

Elsie

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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good morning....

I'm glad you are feeling a little better, Elsie. I follow the Joplin Humane Society and Golden Paw on facebook....I know you're probably not ready yet, but you might keep an eye on them...you never know when a pooch might 'speak' to you. I hope this suggestion doesn't offend you, that isn't my intent.

everyone have a good day.......... emoticon

Rhonda

Remember...no matter how many mistakes you make, or how slowly you progress...you're still way ahead of someone who isn't trying....

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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Just wanted to say I am so very thankful for my two dogs that I have outside. They have made my day wonderful. I was feeling down with my fibromyalgia and they always seem to brighten up my day! They are so goofy at times. One is smart and the other is called my special needs dog, because I really think she is retarded. I love her anyways!! They have made my daily walks greats. Without them by my side I wouldn't care about walking each day!

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a little better today....the house is still empty..

am down another pound..makes 8 straight weeks of going down..

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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emoticon ...........I'm so sorry, Elsie......rm

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Remember...no matter how many mistakes you make, or how slowly you progress...you're still way ahead of someone who isn't trying....

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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My house is so empty....

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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Elsie,

I am so sorry for your loss. I have no words, because I know words aren't what you need right now. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Rhonda

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Remember...no matter how many mistakes you make, or how slowly you progress...you're still way ahead of someone who isn't trying....

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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DJ crossed the bridge today

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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Elsie,

It truly is one of the hardest things you ever have to do. Take comfort in knowing it is the right thing. As always, my prayers are with you and DJ. May God bless you with strength and courage through these next difficult days and weeks as He takes DJ into His care.

Your friend,
Rhonda

Rhonda

Remember...no matter how many mistakes you make, or how slowly you progress...you're still way ahead of someone who isn't trying....

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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one of the really difficult times will be putting him in the van for the last time and then having to walk away at the vets.....knowing it's the right time is so hard and hoping for the right amount of courage, too...

Elsie

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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ELSIE
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We are with you in our hearts. Crying is part of that hardest of loving gifts: letting go

You are filled with grief perhaps, but it's a measure of great love. Goodbyes forever have grace in them, too.

Dale

With grace and self esteem, honor the Passionate Tiger in You. Refresh your personal high regard (daily) in order to live happy, joyous and free.

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I will be taking DJ into the vet Tuesday for his final visit. He will be running and jumping again and out of pain but in the mean time I will be in tears. I pray I have the strength to do this. He will get to see "Dad" again.

Elsie

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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good morning.....

I'm sorry to hear that, Elsie.....keeping you both in my thoughts and prayers......

everyone have a good day........... emoticon

Rhonda

Remember...no matter how many mistakes you make, or how slowly you progress...you're still way ahead of someone who isn't trying....

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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DJ had a bad day......got outside and had difficulty getting back in.....the time is getting close...

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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we've had a 3 day break in the humidity and LOVIN IT.

extra walking time while it's breathable out there because indoor walking just isn't the same!

and oliver can't do the gym or the mall with me.

Ah, comfortable sweet dry air: emoticon

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good morning....

back from Missouri, company is gone, and I'm back....it's been a rough 2 weeks on Maggie, but right now she's snoring in her bed behind my chair so she'll be fine. I had 4 additional people in an 800 sq ft house, we were crammed in here like sardines!!!!

I hope everyone is well, especially you and DJ, Elsie.

everyone have a good day.......... emoticon

Rhonda

Remember...no matter how many mistakes you make, or how slowly you progress...you're still way ahead of someone who isn't trying....

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.


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emoticon , TRF

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

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To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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Hope Oliver had a happy birthday.

Darlene


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Just found this group and am so excited because I love my dogs!

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emoticon Oliver


God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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Happy Birthday Oliver!

Hope everyone has a great day!

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Mon JULY 14th: 1 4 8 . 5 emoticon

HAPPY BIRTHDAY OLIVER emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

7 years old in the 7th month of the 14th year, on the 14th day emoticon

Went away for a group gathering Saturday and by Sunday found it was too much stimulation (voice noise and tight stuffy quarters) even though it's been 3 1/2 months since I had my stroke. I'm still whacked out tired but have my gym appt this morning so here I am. Hope to nap later.

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Another day when DJ hasn't done real well....too hot for him...

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

I plan to lose more in 2014.


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