Friday, March 18, 2011

I've been slacking

I started this blog to record.  I couldn't find any 40 year olds preparing to full time.  I am a 40 year old wanting to full time.  I, initially, thought I had a job I could take to full time.  Now I know that is not true.  All the 4G they promised is not meeting up with my requirements.  I can promise 30 min. each day from here.  My entries may be short or pointless or full of grammar errors, but I will give some post each day.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

More adventures in doggie In's & Outs

Yesterday, we followed the output of the old lady doggie.  Her urinalysis was still too diluted.  Today, we start to monitor her input.  Vet wants to know how much water she will drink a day.  This becomes an issue when there are 2 dogs and 2 waterbowls in the house.  Good thing is that the other dog is pretty smart and a lot less OCD about his food and water.  Here I sit, next to the water bowl that is filled with a carefully measured amount of water.  I've already had to holler at the smart dog once, for drinking from the bowl.  He thinks I'm crazy (and he's right) but he'll figure it out.  If you have any suggestions how to best monitor this...  please let me know.  Vet wants average daily water ingestion per day, over several days.  I'll keep you posted. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

"Who Let the Dogs Out?" I did!

Thursday was annual check up day for the crazy dogs.  Man, those little critters are expensive !!  I also learned that my mixed breed dog is older than I thought.  I adopted her from a shelter, and they had some old records.  She's 11 years old.  My loud, pushy, not so bright, doggie is an old lady too.  So we did some extra, old lady labs.  This included a urinalysis.  All the lab results were fine except her urinalysis had a specific gravity that was low.  Vet wanted a sample of her first morning urine to re-check the result.   Approximately 45 minutes ago, found me following the old lady around with a pie plate.  Me, in my sweats.  Her, on a leash, really needing to pee.  SUCCESS!!!  I think we're all a little crazy this morning.  I really didn't think I would be able to do it.  I laughed at the vet when she called to ask for the sample last night.  I'll keep you posted.

Hope all is well out in blogland.  Things are going swimmingly here.  I working on modifying my RV plans.  Being unemployed for so long put a little crimp in my financial planning.