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In which the earth moves…

  Well, Connie is doing better. Her fur is growing back. Her enthusiasm for going to the park is even stronger. She’s jumping on to the bed by herself most times now, something she had lost recently.  There’s still danger with this … Continue reading

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She’s doing well

  Connie’s test came back positive for Cushings disease, and she’s started on trilostaine – a medicine that comes with the warning to wear gloves when we give it to her. Her energy seems better, though, and she’s on a … Continue reading

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Connie update

  (Photo taken before Connie lost her sight… Her eyes are like little mirrors now.) So Connie had her blood glucose curve again yesterday… Still no improvement. But the vet thinks she knows why. It could be that Connie also … Continue reading

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They grow up so fast…

As you can see, the big two are already quite feathered… And the little two are well on their way – those feathers are breaking out of the sheaths already.  It’s almost impossible to tell the little two apart, I … Continue reading

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Best Dog Toy EVER!

Since it’s HOT again this week we decided we’d get Miss Connie a paddling pool.  After an initial wariness, she remembered that poodles are water retrievers and was straight in after her ball (or as she prefers to call it … Continue reading

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Allie and Connie

She’s a very smart poodle.  I think she wanted me to look up ‘otalgia’ in the dictionary for her – despite the ear drops from Jules the Vet, poor Connie is still shaking her head about in the night.  The … Continue reading

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Allie, Day 25 (and a visit from the vet)

Yes, Allie is a Very Pretty Bird, and was much admired by Jules the Vet. Jules the Vet was here because poor Connie has an ear infection.  Her left ear canal  is all swollen and red and yeasty smelling, and … Continue reading

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Another birdy update (Now with added dog)

 

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Not much…

Another week trying to just get on while coping with the depression and anxiety, so not much has been happening.  I’ve had a couple of days in a row now where I can eat without having to immediately dash off … Continue reading

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So. Tired.

Ugh. So I just LOVE having rapid cycling Bipolar Disorder.  Yep.  Love it.  Because now I have moved into what the psychiatrist calls a ‘mixed state’ which translates as ‘don’t know if I’m going to be ok or burst into … Continue reading

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