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Bailey Girl has earned her wings today.
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Okay, we have a PROMISE that you will call your doctor Monday! A PROMISE from a woman of integrity who will stand by her word.

Yeah, I agree with Jerry, move in and continue to be open to Bailey presenting you with the right dog at the right time.

I don’t mean to “cross a line”, but I was really concerned that….even if this was the right dog….it was not the right time. Your health is still compromised from months of not taking care c f yourself and your emotions are still s raw and you hurst and grieve. I jist couldn’t see you having the stamina quite yet to deal with a puppy and all their demands.

I’m thinking Bailey needs to see you gain your strength, get back on your thyroid meds and have you physically in over-all better shape.

I hope you can find joy in knowing Bella is in good shape…even if she is a little…..hmmmmm….fluffy! Of course you had to give her treats when you gave Bailey some!! She needed to have a little special attention too! Spend some time with her,

Remember, Bailey has a prize for you when he sees that you are ready. And one way he will know you are ready is to continue to take BAILEY’S CHALLENGE and complete the tasks she assigns!!!

Sending love and hugs, tight hugs!!!

Sally and Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle too!

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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19 October 2014 - 7:25 am
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Tracy,

You are not excused from the Bailey challenge. Monday is the day and we have your word- DO IT!  You have a reprieve today as it is a day of rest!  Rally girl…get it moving!

{{{{{HUGS}}}}}

Laurie 

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19 October 2014 - 2:58 pm
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ROCK ON LAURIE!!! clap Got that Ms. Tacy? BAILEY’S TRIBE HAS SPOKEN!!!!!

DON’T make us come over there and drive you to the Doctor’s ourselves!!

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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So it’s Monday morning…have you called that doctor yet????  I know most docs are in their offices by this time.

Come on Tracy…pick up that phone and let’s get this task checked off for Bailey!!! clapclapclap

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Sahana and her Angel Leland

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May you finally be healthy and running free at the Rainbow Bridge. Until we meet again my sweet boy!

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20 October 2014 - 8:58 am
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Tracy,

We’re hoping to hear from you today. We’re here for you!!

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20 October 2014 - 10:13 am
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Thinking of you Tracy. Make the call. You can do it! Remember the joy that Bailey lived her life in and how Bella does too, soak it in, I know you can feel it!

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20 October 2014 - 2:22 pm
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Alrighty, it’s 4:00 Virginia time……you took the challenge….we gave you a slight reprieve….a little delay

Yo u took the Bailey’s challenge….sweet BAILEY is sooooo wanting to see yo j turn the corner with just l i ttle baby steps. We ALL understand grief…and we u derstand it’s perso al and individual and certainly has no time frames….ohhh how we wish it did!

But what BAILEY knows as does her TRIBE, ,that YOU J NSISTED she do the thi gs that YOU k ew were good for her, even if she didn’t feel like it!!! And now BAILEY is insisting….no…DEMANDING that you do the things that she has deemed essential for your well-being! Okay….maybe the shampooing was more for your hibby than your well being!what-ever

You agreed to fix a meal…(we even gave you the latitude of KFC!)..call the Dr. And get your prescription and spend some time out m in the sun.

That will catch you up through the day…..and then Tuesday’s assignment……hmmmmm……..what does Bailey have in store for Tuesday.? Let’s see what Bailey’s directions are……anyone? Oh gosh….this was a SEVEN DAY. CHALLENGE! That Bailey Girl is really giving you a dose of TOUGH LOVE!!!

Later……….

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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20 October 2014 - 6:01 pm
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Hhhhmmm Tracy …Oh Tracy?????  Bailey is a tough tribe leader and she is relentlessly harassing us to get your butt in gear.  She is tough but we knew that.  She said that you are acting the way she did when she would hide behind the bed and not eat if you were watching her- I remember that beautiful picture and how you called her a little shit. WELL she has a couple words for you- can you say “MOM is a BIG SHIT”? Mom is ignoring all the people that love her.  Well Bailey doesn’t like to be ignored, nor do we!  Do it for Bailey, Do it for Bella, Do it for MacKenzie, Do it for Neil, Do it for us, Do it for You…JUST DO IT!

{{{{{{{If these hugs get any tighter IDK}}}}}}}

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20 October 2014 - 8:15 pm
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Tracy, Bailey just told me Tuesday’s assignment. Go and get chocolate, lots of chocolate and eat it, savor it. Maybe while you are soaking up some of that sun. We care about you and hope you are ok. Check in with us ok? Love and ((((((((hugs))))))))) Lori and TY

TY GUY, Best Black Lab ever! Diagnosed  and had amp in January, 2014. Kicked MRSA's butt. Earned his angel wings on April 16, 2014. Run Free my boy and don't forget a shoe. Ty is a proud member of the " April Angels". Ty sent us Daryl, a Tripawd rescue in Sept. of 2016. Daryl is 5 +or -. We are also Pawrents to Chandler, a Border Collie mix who is 15 and 1/2, Lucy, a Corgi who is 7, 2 minis, 2 horses, and a feisty cat named Zoe. Zoe had a non skeletal Osteosarcoma removed in July 2015. No Chemo, she was at least 16. She is going strong although she is now completely blind. She is now close to 20 and her hobbies are eating and sleeping in front of her personal heater. 

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20 October 2014 - 8:35 pm
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hellooooooooo family…..

 

I called the doctor at 3 today they called in my new thyroid medicine.

Today was a really bad day, I’m not sure why, I still feel yucky. 

I guess I did go round and round with that lady about Macy… welp I give up.  You all are right and Sue helped also she said think of it as a sign that it’s not the right one and it may have more problems than I know and that could even lead to bigger heart ache.  So basically she steals dogs and sells them.  mad

OK so today I had a banana and bagel thin toasted with a smig of peanut butter… breakfast. Still didn’t feel like I had any energy and my chest just hurts.  But I managed to eat a little piece of chicken breast just cooked on the stove with a few green beans and a half of a sweet potato… good right.  

Well lets back it up here for a minute… around 3 a package arrived at my house and it was from Sue, Lady Darla’s Mom and Angel Nova’s and Ivy and Emmy!  I had a very emotional day so I just sat down and cried and couldn’t open it.  Mackenzie took it into the other room and opened it and I heard her crying.  So I went in there and she hid it and goes are you sure you want to see it?  I said yes…  sooooo here it is…

MY BABY BAILEY GIRL!

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Gulp….  I have cried all day.

A gift from Sue Von Rosen Zieske and Lady Darla the Harlequin Great Dane

Custom-made by talented Dane sculptor Rachel Cawley

My support group here is what I need and everyone has been here for me, I owe it to all of you to help me through this.  I feel like it’s just a bad dream.  The ornament is not going on my tree it’s going on my mantel it’s too beautiful.

Bella is being hand fed now… kind of a cute story. Mackenzie brought her food to her bowl and my husband is working nights so he had fallen asleep on the floor in our bedroom… she went over and kept lifting his arm off of his face to wake him… she managed… she went back to her bowl and just stood there… he said he’s been holding her bowl for her and staying with her while she eats…  dogs are amazing gifts.  She’s a lover and very confused… her eyes tell it all.  But we are taking extra special care and doing what makes her happy. 

Today not such a good day…  I love you guys and I’m so glad you are here for me.  Someone remind me about the calendar so I can figure out how to get a picture of my girl.

Love and tight hugs. (I’m still here… and you guys aren’t going anywhere either!)

Tracy and Bailey Girl

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20 October 2014 - 8:46 pm
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Glad to hear from you. I am sorry you had a bad day today but so glad to know you are making some effort to move yourself forward. I know it is hard but I promise it gets better. Just keep up with the baby steps like you are doing.

Loved hearing how Bella has your hubby trained!

Sonya & "Millie"--born Feb 1999, diagnosed with OSA 8/27/14, set free 9/27/14
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20 October 2014 - 9:04 pm
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OK sorry, I failed again with the pictures… Jerry help me out here… I saved them to my computer but the link doesn’t work I guess.  They are on my facebook.  The ones from Rachel Cawley, she said I could copy them and post them.

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20 October 2014 - 9:06 pm
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Okay….first….try the picture again….no can see……..
Second….YAAAAAAAAAY TRACY!! You called the Doctor! BAILEY IS BEAMING….okay….more like WAGGING!!!clap

YAAAAAAAAAY!! YOU DID A VERY NICE JOB OF EATING……and you will tomorrow too!way-cool

I really think when you get back on your thyroid meds you’ll feel better physically. You better watch out…if you don’t start eating better, Bailey is going to require her Tribe to make you take her Prednisone to increase your appetite!!! That Bailey sure was paying attention to the meds you were giving her! She knows her stuff!

YOU HAVE GOT TO VIDEO BELLA GETTING YOUR HUBBY TO FEED HER!!! This is hilariously funny!!!laughing And clearly Bella has learned from Bailey how to get you to spoil her when it comes to feeding time! She’s one smart cookie!! Next mealtime get hubby to lretend like he’s asleep and see if she’ll do it again and try and hide in the corner and film it! This will be on America’s Funniest Videos!!!

Okay, don t want to get side tracked……..

Lpri gave you a really easy “challenge” for Tuesday….chocolaw and sunshine….yep…good way to nurture yourself for a bit….but inly AFTER you pick up your prescription!!!!!!

Okay….pick up prescription….eat chocolate in the sun….if possible, take the video of Bella…..hmmmm…..Laurie, anybody….any other challenge for Tuesday?
And yes, you still have to report to Bailey’s Tribe what you ate….other than chocolate!!

We’re all here Tracy….this is a rotten, rotten time, and we are all here for you. And as hard as it is….and it’s really hard…..we are all still standing and we’ll be darned if we’ll let that piece of crap disease try and snuff out our lives too!!! You are working through this Tracy….and that’s all you can do….is work through it and lean on us!

Oh…just thought of another Tuesday task…..how bout checking into the grief counseling link that Jerry gave you? Yeah….just check into it and see if you think it would help!

Hugs to you sweet Tracy!!!!!!!!! ((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((Hugsz))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle too!

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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OOOOOOOOOO. MMMMMMMMMMM. DDDDDDDDDDD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is incredible!!!!!!! What a treasure!!!!!!!clapclap

And it makes you smile through the tears!!!!!!!!clap

The coloring…….the jowls……the happ y smiling face with sparkling eyes!!!!!!!! It’s like she’s kissing you with that sweet floppy tongue!!!!

SUE….a lovely and heartfelt gift! from a very kind soul!! Nova is proud!!!

I keep scrolling back up to look at it…just takes my breath away!! And the Angel Wings….just perfect!

HUGS!!!!!!!

Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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