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Libby's 6 Month Ampuversary :)
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31 July 2013 - 8:21 pm
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Six months ago I never would have guessed I'd be this happy!  Libby had her check up today with xrays and blood work.  All is well!  Lungs are clear and blood work is normal.  

She gets checked every 3 months so this is only the 2nd round of xrays, post amp.  We were a tad more nervous at this check up just because it HAS been 6 months and she was given 2 months if we did nothing.  It seems we wait for the other shoe to drop, but not this time! We are so proud of our girl.  She may be 10 but for the most part she acts like a pup.

For those who aren't familiar with her story....Libby has osteosarcoma and her right front leg was amputated 6 months ago today.  We bypassed IV chemo and went straight to metronomics and supplements along with a diet change.  We have stayed the course and I pray it leads us to join the coveted 1 year ampuversary club!

Thanks to all of you and the powers that be of this web site.  You all have been a blessing and though I may not post a lot you are always in my thoughts and prayers.

Love,

Amy & Libby :)

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14



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31 July 2013 - 8:25 pm
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Yay Amy & Libby.  Such awesome awesome news.  I am so happy for you all.  Celebration Ice cream & a swim in the pool.   Better make the swim first LOL   :)

 

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Michelle & Sassy

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05/04/2006 -  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19  fought cancer for 4 months.

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31 July 2013 - 8:29 pm
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this is such WONDERFUL WONDERFUL news!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so so happy for you and Libby, I'm smiling ear to ear!

 

keep it up Libby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

xoxo, 

Erica & Jill

Jill is a 9-year-old tuxedo kitty. She was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in June 2012 on her toe in her right hind leg. Her leg was amputated on 12/12/12 and she completed four rounds of chemo (2 of Carbo, 2 of Doxy) in April 2013. "Like" Jill's facebook page: https://www.fac.....tty?ref=hl Proud member of the WINTER WARRIORS!!!! Her blog can be read at http://jillsjou.....ipawds.com. xoxo

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So great to hear!  Keep up the good work, every day is precious with a Libby :)

 

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31 July 2013 - 9:13 pm
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AMY!! Have you lost your mind? Have you gone completely bonkers over there?

Amy! It's Libby's six month ampuversary and you didn't post a picture??? You didn't post a vkdeo??? Six months and nothing? Nadda'?

Glue!! That's it isn't it? You've been sniffing glue!

Awwww Amy I'm Soooooooooo happy for you! This is a wonderful, wonderful victory! As you know, there are a few of us right aroind the same time. I for one, consider it an honor to be, among such incredibly brave and courageous souls!

You are to be commended for staying the course, doi g your research and implementing a plan custom made for sweet Libby! Gee, I ure wish I had a PHOTO of that sweet Libby!

Such a delightful day over here in tripawd land! This made my day...week....month...year, etc., etc! A VIDEO would make it even more special:-) :-)

Sending you lots of love:-)

Sally and Happy Hannah

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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PAWESOME! clap

Congratulations Libby, it must be all that swimming you do! I'm really hoppy to hear this too. Each new ampuversary gives so many more Tripawds hope that they can get there too. xoxo

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1 August 2013 - 8:40 am
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Way to go Libby!  You are awesome!!!

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1 August 2013 - 3:06 pm
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WOO HOO!!!!!!  This is Awesome news!  So happy for you Amy and Libby!  You are an inspiration to me and Mighty Atlas.  I'm with the rest of the crew.......sounds like it's time for another celebratory swim in the pool and some ice cream treats! 

Great news!

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1 August 2013 - 4:11 pm
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Thank you all! She sure got her work out in the pool today.  I had some family over and she played harder than ever.  No, I didn't get a video.  I'll scrounge up a pic if I can remember how to post it.

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No scolding for not having her life jacket on! :) She started swimming before I got the chance, but she did wear it shortly after.  It's kind of hard to see her but she's laying down on the raft and she rarely does that so I had to snap a pic.

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

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1 August 2013 - 4:12 pm
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clapclapclapclapclapclapclapSo happy for you and Libby!! Wonderful and inspiring news:) Treats all around:) Plus a huge sigh of relief!

Joan and Lily

 

Our beautiful Lily was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her front leg on 12/14/11 at age 8 and had amp on 12/16/11. She completed 5 rounds of carbo. She was so brave and kicked cancer's butt daily! She lived life fully for 4 years, 3 months, and 15 days after her amp. My angel is a warrior princess. I miss her so much.

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2 August 2013 - 7:31 am
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OH I LOVE THOSE PICS!!!!!!!!! Such gorgeous chocolate labs! And look at those happy smiley faces! Loved seeing this first thing in the morning, now I have a big smile on my face too! Awesome!

Patricia & Mighty Atlas



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2 August 2013 - 7:41 am
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Awesome pictures Love it.  Wish we had a pool. 

 

Hugs

Michelle & Sassy

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Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
sassysugarbear.tripawds.com
07/26/2006 - Sassy earned her wings 08/20/2013

05/04/2006 -  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19  fought cancer for 4 months.

"You aren't doing it TO her, you are doing it FOR her. Give her a chance at life."

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Thank you, ladies!  "My girls" put a smile on my face too. :)

I wish you had a pool too, Michelle.  I think it has really helped her stay limber.  She has some significant arthritis in her left hip but I think between the joint supplement and the swimming, she is still on the move and not displaying difficulty in getting up.  I wish we could keep the pool open year round for her.  

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

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