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Puppy Love

It is so easy to love a young puppy!  They are so full of energy, so cute, so cuddly, so…whatever else endears them to us.  They are also so messy and so destructive, but that’s the other side of the coin.  474 more words

Finding Peace in the Storm

I sit there in the driver’s seat of my car listening to the windshield wipers go, “whop, whop;” A steady spattering of rain dances across the glass. 2,199 more words


Hip replacement Vs PAO 

Ugh! I get so frustrated when people assume I’m having a hip replacement.

Is great to be raising awareness of a PAO when people ask. I think… Great I can totally explain this and then they still think it’s a hip replacement. 94 more words


Let the countdown begin... ⏰

So I finally have a date for my Peri Acetabular Osteotomy (PAO); 25 April in Guys Hospital, London.

Chances are, if you’re reading this blog then you already know what a PAO is but if not I’ll explain that in the next few days. 194 more words



Yuck. So I had a surgical procedure on Monday. Aside from some cramping and mild, mild twinges I feel fine. I could be at work, but NO doctor has me out for a week. 147 more words

he saved my life

Jamie and I looked at each other.  We looked at the stick.  Jamie shook it like a thermometer (for new parents reading this, I don’t recommend doing that, it doesn’t change anything).   549 more words

One Flu Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Well the week started strong:

But then, something unbelievable happened.

I do not get sick. I just don’t. Sickly as a child, sure. I remember a time when I got sick every single year. 1,126 more words