As I sit here waiting for the vet to call with our dog's latest test results, and hoping he'll call before I have to leave for my own appointment, I'm thinking that May was a really forgettable month. Mostly it was a series of dealing with various health problems, both for me and my sweet basenji dog. Some of the problems are ongoing, the latest being that Lady somehow punctured her eye with a sharp object and now has a corneal ulcer in her left eye, which is not responding very well to treatment. She has ongoing kidney problems, her lungs are a bit sticky, and this past Wednesday she had her first seizure. It was scary. She had another mild seizure last night. She's almost 14 years old, and so far even with these problems she's been happy - but we're not sure what's going on now. We'll see what the vet says when he calls. Mostly that's what this month has been - waiting around. Here's a few snaps to prove it:
Naps are always a good idea.
So is sitting around in the back porch (until the mosquitoes find you.)
Managed to get a pixie cut in between naps.
Got some flowers for mother's day ❤
Moved a bit of furniture around. The dog did not approve.
We marked one year since Mom left us for heaven. She is still with us in so many ways.
Lady still loves her daily walk. She's a great believer in the restorative power of fresh air and exercise.
So that's the May recap. And with a new month, new hopes, right?
"And what is so rare as a day in June?
Then, if ever, come perfect days."
— James Russell Lowell