Tag Archives: Max

Counting Mondays

11 Mondays 11 weeks ago, we let you go.   Much has changed in those 11 weeks.   And every Monday, at 8:30, time stops, and I see your sweet face, and I feel your fur under my hands, and I whisper … Continue reading

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He’s home

We picked up Max’s ashes this morning.   I expected to fall completely apart – that happens on a regular basis these days.    Strangely,  I didn’t.   I cried in the car, as Bear held the bag with the two boxes … Continue reading

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Bittersweet and melancholy

Fourteen years ago I moved to Pennsylvania, leaving behind my entire family.   Most of them didn’t care, and some of them did.   I went back a few times, once a year, for the first few years.  Then life … Continue reading

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I’m a sucker

Or maybe just a softie.   I’m ruining my reputation.   Sigh Yesterday my husband told me that a cat had been sleeping on the septic cover.   He said, “she looks hungry, but we’re not keeping her.” Last night, … Continue reading

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Difficult days

Today was one of them. There’s been a lot of stress in my life the past couple of months, I have a very hard time watching someone I love in pain, mental and physical pain, when I can’t fix it. … Continue reading

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He is NOT a senior!

Max is 8 years old. Eight and a half, actually. Yesterday, he was a puppy. He came into my life, into my arms, and changed my world. He drives me crazy, and he makes me laugh, and he’s the only … Continue reading

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Cold, damp, ouch

The good thing about it raining all day is that I don’t have to water the garden. The bad thing is that the damp is making my bones ache – chondritis is not my friend. Chondritis isn’t anyone’s friend! Got … Continue reading

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Max’s lump

Last week I found a lump under Max’s front right armpit, more on the chest area. Immediate panic set in. I called the vet in the morning, made an appointment. I was taking him to the groomer that day, so … Continue reading

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This and that and then the other

The groomer is 99% positive it’s a lipoma, but I called the vet anyway.  Can’t hurt to be sure.   He’s very tired now, getting groomed takes a lot out of him.   And we’ve been busy since last Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Please be a lipoma

Just found a lump under Max’s armpit – and from what I’m reading online, it seems like a lipoma.    He has the groomer tomorrow, so I’ll have her check on it.  And then we’ll most likely be off to … Continue reading

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