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Eurydice's holistic treatments after chemo and lung mets
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We at Da Bear HQ NEVER get to comment as our wind up iPad crashes with images. But, gosh, golly, she is BEDAZZLED!! That is so fitting for Miss Cow. She looks so very, very happy and so very, very relaxed!!! Did she make that deep sigh and shnuffling sound ? Thank you for sharing! (And, yes, the needles are larger than what the vet 20 years ago used on my “TriPawd” horse:) Good for Miss Cow. She reminds me of a young Ava Gardner…what a life! What an adventure! What journeys! And what PawPawrazzi pictures shared internationallly!!! Love to Miss Cow from all of us here at Da Bear HQ!!!



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Hey everybody 🌻

Thank you all SO much for your wonderful words, Miss Cow is really touched by every single one of you lovely, lovely humans 💖💖💖💖 plus your dawgies and kitties, of course 🐶🐶🐶🐱🐱🐱

And she says paws up for Sally, Myrtle and Frankie for having ice cream every day in preparation for my 12 month ampuversary 🍧🍨🍦🍧🍧🍨🍨🍦

Luckily, she didn’t realise (or so she made me think) her back was smoking, it looks a bit like a Cirque du Soleil number, hey? 

Eurydice has one session per week for the first month and then she’ll have another within 4-6 weeks.

This osteopath was recommended by her new vet and he uses several holistic techniques including mesotheraphy. 

I will get full details about this next week and will let you guys know.

He also told me to adjust her food intake (10gr of food per kilo of dawgie weight) and also include veggies (which I wasn’t doing…) 🥕🥒🍆

Thank you all SO much for your kind words of encouragement, I really appreciate it ☺️

We are getting ready for the big celebrations next week and hopefully after that we will be able to celebrate her 6th anniversary about one month later 🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂

This is such a crazy ride but as long as we keep concentrating on good events we have the upper hand 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

Sending you all love, avalanche upon avalanche of kisses and tons of woof woods from my baby here 😘😘😘😘💕🐮💕🐾💖💖💖

Eurydice 77kg/170lb Great Dane limping end of April 2016, amputation (right front leg/osteosarcoma) 4 May 2016 6 courses of carboplatin followed by metronomic therapy, lung mets found 30 Nov 2016. 3 courses of doxorubicin, PET scan 26 Jan 2017 showed more mets so stopped chemo. Holistic route April 2017. Lung X-ray 5 May 2017 showed several tennis ball size mets, started cortisone and diuretics. Miss Cow earned her XXL silver wings 12 June 2017, 13 months and 1 week after amputation and 6 1/2 months after lung mets, she was the goofiest dawg ever and is now happily flying from cloud to cloud woof woofing away :-) 



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28 April 2017 - 4:41 pm
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Uh Manni …

I rushed so much to get to you (plus it was not easy to carry Mom to the car snoring like a trooper) that I totally forgot you humans need money for everything … 

Including petrol …

… so I am waiting for Mom to get out of her trance “I must go to Germany, I must go to Germany”

Problem is I haven’t read the last chapter of the book on hypnosis so don’t know how to snap Mom up to reality. 

I will get there but it may take a little while …

Lota of slobbery kisses and zzzzzzzz from Mom 👅💦💦💖😴

Eurydice 77kg/170lb Great Dane limping end of April 2016, amputation (right front leg/osteosarcoma) 4 May 2016 6 courses of carboplatin followed by metronomic therapy, lung mets found 30 Nov 2016. 3 courses of doxorubicin, PET scan 26 Jan 2017 showed more mets so stopped chemo. Holistic route April 2017. Lung X-ray 5 May 2017 showed several tennis ball size mets, started cortisone and diuretics. Miss Cow earned her XXL silver wings 12 June 2017, 13 months and 1 week after amputation and 6 1/2 months after lung mets, she was the goofiest dawg ever and is now happily flying from cloud to cloud woof woofing away :-) 

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I’ll wait for you Eurydice!! If anything is worth waiting for it’s you!! 💕

I’ve beentrying out hypnosis and it works really well when I want treats or a walk! Very useful, that!! But I obviously have not wanted to make mom snap out of it so I can’t be of help here I’m afraid. 

Keep me updated on the progress! And remember, I’ll meet you halfway! 

Big smooches😘😘😘😘🐾💕🐶

Manni

PS make sure your mom puts those veggies in the blender for you to better be able to use all the vitamins and such! 

Guardian of Manni the Wonderdog. -Or was it the other way around?
Osteo and amputation in Dec 2015. Second, inoperable, primary osteosarcoma found in June 2017.
The end of our adventures came Dec 10, 2017. 2 years to the day.

Manni's blog -dogblog-



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29 April 2017 - 4:59 am
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Arumph rumph woof woooooof 🐮

Glad to hear you’ll meet me half way 🚗🚙

It won’t be long now! 

Lots and lots of slobbery kisses 👅👅👅💦💦💦🐾💕🐶🐾🐮🐾

Eurydice 77kg/170lb Great Dane limping end of April 2016, amputation (right front leg/osteosarcoma) 4 May 2016 6 courses of carboplatin followed by metronomic therapy, lung mets found 30 Nov 2016. 3 courses of doxorubicin, PET scan 26 Jan 2017 showed more mets so stopped chemo. Holistic route April 2017. Lung X-ray 5 May 2017 showed several tennis ball size mets, started cortisone and diuretics. Miss Cow earned her XXL silver wings 12 June 2017, 13 months and 1 week after amputation and 6 1/2 months after lung mets, she was the goofiest dawg ever and is now happily flying from cloud to cloud woof woofing away :-) 



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Hey everybody,

Eurydice had another acupuncture session today and I asked the osteopath for more details concerning mesoteraphy.

So …

Those burning chunks applied to some of her acupuncture needles are made of a herb called armois, sadly he doesn’t know the name in English and I could not find a translation on google. 

He said other herbs can be used.

As it happens, this is the herb which can be found in France.

The crucial point is armois burns at the required temperature of 80 degrees celsius and keeps burning for 5 minutes.

The treatment is not linked to the herb itself, what is necessary is for an 80 degree heath to go through the needles for 5 minutes. 

He mentioned this process is called moxibustion which is used in traditional Chinese medicine.

We also had the dreaded B12 injections but this time they were administered at different acupuncture points.

Eurydice enjoys the osteopathic treatments and (believe it not) the acupuncture too.

But she RUN like a bat out of hell whilst he was preparing the injections.

Clever girl winker

These are no ordinary injections, they are administered using a device which shoots the injection out for a split second.

He is amazed at how much of a trooper she is because despite of this last part of the treatment being uncool she still kisses him and jumps around afterwards.

New treatment in 3 weeks and the next 2 weeks later.

Hopefully we will make it that far !

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Eurydice 77kg/170lb Great Dane limping end of April 2016, amputation (right front leg/osteosarcoma) 4 May 2016 6 courses of carboplatin followed by metronomic therapy, lung mets found 30 Nov 2016. 3 courses of doxorubicin, PET scan 26 Jan 2017 showed more mets so stopped chemo. Holistic route April 2017. Lung X-ray 5 May 2017 showed several tennis ball size mets, started cortisone and diuretics. Miss Cow earned her XXL silver wings 12 June 2017, 13 months and 1 week after amputation and 6 1/2 months after lung mets, she was the goofiest dawg ever and is now happily flying from cloud to cloud woof woofing away :-) 



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3 May 2017 - 11:58 am
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… and here I am having a good old snooze with Pedro the penguin heart

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Eurydice 77kg/170lb Great Dane limping end of April 2016, amputation (right front leg/osteosarcoma) 4 May 2016 6 courses of carboplatin followed by metronomic therapy, lung mets found 30 Nov 2016. 3 courses of doxorubicin, PET scan 26 Jan 2017 showed more mets so stopped chemo. Holistic route April 2017. Lung X-ray 5 May 2017 showed several tennis ball size mets, started cortisone and diuretics. Miss Cow earned her XXL silver wings 12 June 2017, 13 months and 1 week after amputation and 6 1/2 months after lung mets, she was the goofiest dawg ever and is now happily flying from cloud to cloud woof woofing away :-) 



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… I SO love Pedro heartheart

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Eurydice 77kg/170lb Great Dane limping end of April 2016, amputation (right front leg/osteosarcoma) 4 May 2016 6 courses of carboplatin followed by metronomic therapy, lung mets found 30 Nov 2016. 3 courses of doxorubicin, PET scan 26 Jan 2017 showed more mets so stopped chemo. Holistic route April 2017. Lung X-ray 5 May 2017 showed several tennis ball size mets, started cortisone and diuretics. Miss Cow earned her XXL silver wings 12 June 2017, 13 months and 1 week after amputation and 6 1/2 months after lung mets, she was the goofiest dawg ever and is now happily flying from cloud to cloud woof woofing away :-) 

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Thanks for sharing Teresa! I kind of knew what that was all about but this makes it clearer. Those injections sound a little scary though…😳💉

hang on, Manni’s got something to say:

Eurydice, it’s ok that you’re so generous with your kisses but Pedro?? That’s taking it a little far. See, I have been looking for you. And waiting. 

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See my mom saw that I am still waiting for you and bought me a ‘replacement ‘. As if. But you see, you have Pedro, I now have Cow. I’d much rather have you!! 😍 I hope you still feel the same!!

yours

Manni

Guardian of Manni the Wonderdog. -Or was it the other way around?
Osteo and amputation in Dec 2015. Second, inoperable, primary osteosarcoma found in June 2017.
The end of our adventures came Dec 10, 2017. 2 years to the day.

Manni's blog -dogblog-



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Is there a blossoming love story between Eurydice and Manni? heartheart Very sweet.  I believe Pedro is a fill-in cuddler until she can cuddle with Manni. I like Manni’s cow, also a good fill-in.

I believe Armoise (French Canadian dictionary) is of the Artemisia plants which include wormwood (in Absenthe), sagebrush, etc. Artemisinin , is extracted from wormwood and used in Chinese medicine for malaria and for its cancer fighting effects. Of note, unscientific of course, I had a few drinks of Absenthe last year and it cured me of my night sweats. My doctor was impressed.

I’m always happy to see photos of Miss Cow and now of Manni dreaming of Eurydice.

I’m so happy you are doing these treatments and that they are not too uncomfortable for our sweetie.

Love to all,

Kerren, Eli, and Missy Mona

p.s. I’m so happy Eurydice loves her Pedro(s), who are holding up quite well!

Virginia




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Testing…

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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Testing…  

Test passed. Please check you email for a reply about the issue you reported.

Virginia




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5 May 2017 - 10:51 am
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HaHa! My email is ll whacked up too!

Thanks for sharing the I co Teresa! REALLY Interesting! So glad you found these options. And interesting input Kerren!

AND we get to see these BEAUTIFUL pictures of Eurydice! She is just so srunning! And the Pedros are so cute!

And we get to see handsome Manni too!

Lots of love!

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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