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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Love and Hard Times

I had to say goodbye to my dear friend, Toby, on the weekend. 




I will write more about it all when I'm ready but I just wanted to share a picture of him I took about two weeks ago. 








I could pretty much never get him to look directly at the camera for the past 9 years but I took this great shot at the ball diamond near my house (which I use as my private offleash park).  It's probably the best photo I've ever taken of him.




My husband's cat escaped (again... he escaped from my in-laws house back in October) late last week and that was incredibly stressful.  We did find him, thank goodness. 










Between that and Toby's passing my nerves are completely shot.  I'm a mess.  Apollo has chosen this time to be impossible to catch again (he was recently dewormed, which is sometimes a trigger for him...but also his human being a crying mess really freaks him out). 


I just wanted to give a quick (although somewhat depressing) update.  I hope to have a little bit of time to catch up on my blog reading list in the next day or so :)










I leave for my tropical vacation this weekend and hope to return feeling a lot better.




 

44 comments:

  1. I'm so sorry, saying goodbye has to be the hardest thing. Wishing you a relaxing and enjoyable trip.

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    1. Thank you, it was very difficult for me. The trip did help a lot though.

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  2. I'm so sorry to hear about Toby <3 I hope you enjoy your vacation and that some sun, sand and R&R helps!

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    1. Thank you, we will miss him a lot. The vacation did help.

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  3. I am so sorry that you lost your beloved Toby. Take the time you need to get better.

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    1. Thank you, it's been hard on my heart.

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  4. So sorry to hear about Toby. It's never easy.

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    1. Thank you. You're right, there is never quite enough time.

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  5. That is so hard. My Partner died just a few weeks ago, and I'm still so sad. I'm so sorry.

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    1. It is super tough. Sorry to hear about your Partner too.

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  6. Oh, I'm so sorry. Loosing a dog is the worst.

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    1. Thank you, it's been pretty tough. It's very quiet at my house now.

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  7. I’m so sorry about your pup. *hugs*

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  8. I'm so sorry for your loss. Losing a beloved pet is so, so hard. *Hugs*

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    1. Thank you, it's been tough but time is helping a little bit every day.

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  9. I'm so sorry about Toby ::hugs::

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  10. I am sorry to read this! Hugs to you and I hope you are able to take care of yourself and relax. <3

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    1. Thanks, yeah it's been tough. The vacation was really helpful.

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  11. I'm so sorry about Toby, and all of the other things piling on. I hope some time away helps!

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    1. Thanks, it was a lot at once for sure. The time away was helpful for sure.

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  12. What a rough time. I'm so sorry. I hope your getaway helps return things to better than normal. Hugs!

    Good pictures

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    1. Thank you, yeah it's been a rough month. I love that pic of him.

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  13. So sorry to hear about Toby. He looked like an absolute sweetheart. <3 Hopefully your vacation cheers you up some!

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    1. Thank you, he was kind of a little demon but we will still miss him. The vacation was a nice break.

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  14. I'm so very sorry. It's so hard to lose a family member. I hope your vacation will give you time to reflect and find some happy.

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    1. Thank you, it's so weird and quiet at our house. The vacation did help me find some happy for sure.

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  15. I am so very sorry to see this :(

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    1. Thanks, December was a tough month at our house.

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  16. I'm so, so sorry to hear about Toby =(

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    1. Thank you, it's been quite strange without him.

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  17. I am so terribly sorry to hear about Toby. Hugs. :(

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    1. Thank you, I'm still not really used to him being gone.

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  18. I am sorry about Toby *hugs* I hope the vacation gives you some much needed R&R

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    1. Thank you, the vacation was a good "reset button" away from hard things.

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  19. So sorry for your loss!

    I hope you get some good recuperation on your vacation!

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    1. Thank you. The vacation gave me some much needed TLC.

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