Monthly Archives: January 2009

Icy Slippery Sidewalks

Yesterday while my husband was into the bank on some errands I walked Canelo down the street. Suddenly I just slipped and fell ! ! At first Canelo looked surprised but then he got wild of happiness , wagging his taile like crazy, he was all over me kissing my face and my spectacles. A lady stopped to ask if I needed some help. I told her no thank you but, still was ever so grateful when she gave me a helping hand. I was lucky not to brake any bones . . . just some bruises.

Quam is OK

How lucky and greatful we are to have our wonderful Quam back at home and back to normal again. He was staying one evening and two days at the veterinary clinic.  I am soooo thankful our son noticed in time how bad Quam was and we took Quam to the clinic already in the evening instead of the next day as planned and already booked.
From now on he has got to stick to veterinary prescription diet. I can tell he is not happy about it but we are not going to take any chances anymore. I think he, little by little, will learn to like the new diet.  At least Quismo likes it !

Poor Quam !

Our poor Quam ! He is at the vet clinic right now. In the end of November beginning of December he had difficulties in urinating. We went to the vet and after a week’s antiobitc and also a change of diet he soon got much better. Yesterday morning we noticed the problem was back. So we called the vet clinic and got an appointment for today. In the evening Quam was really hurting and I called the clinic. We were lucky and so happy they asked us to come there still even if it was just before closing time at 8 PM. It was horrible to seen how painful it was for Quam. The vet gave him an injection to calm him down to ba able to insert an urinary cather and an antibiotic injection too. In the morning we took Quam back there. They will keep him there all day.
As, unfortunately, “our own vet” is on vacation we decided  to call a nearby veterinary clinic. The clinic really is a very good one. They have a good reputation, they are experienced, they are friendly, they are helpful, we have from time to time during the years visited them etc. but  . . . t h e y   a r e   v e r y   e x p e n s i v e  !  !  !  Our budjet will be messed up for a long time forward ! Sad
Quismo is feeling restless as Quam is not at home.

2009

Happy New Year ! May 2009 bring everyone lots of happiness and good healt.
 
Regarding good healt . . . I made a new years promise/decision ! I decided to begin the new year by going to the indoor swimming pool twice a week. Monday and Friday mornings at 7:00 AM. I will swim for 30 – 45 minutes. When I told my family about my decision I could see disbelieve and suspicious in their faces !  So Friday 2nd was the first time to get up at 6:15. Hubby also got up at the same time. He looked out the window to check the temperature and told me it was – 13 C / 8 F. Brrrrrrr . . . I almost told him I will not go ! But no . . . I just could not give him the opportunity to tell me he knew I would not ! Well . . . hubby was kind enough to go out, start the car for me and scratch the ice from the windows. I am sooooo happy I made it to the swimming pool. It was absolutely great to swim and then relaxe my muscles in the Jacuzzi whirlpool. I am already looking forward to Monday morning Tongue out
 
Gott Nytt År ! Må det nya året komma med lycka och hälsa.
 
Beträffande nyår . . . Jag har inte gjort nyårslöften på många herrans år men gjorde faktiskt det denna gång. Jag bestämde mig för att efter många års uppehåll börja gå och simma. Detta meddelade jag glatt för familjen vid middagsbordet på nyåret. Ni skulle ha sett vilka tvivlande miner den kära gubben och sonen gjorde när jag sade att jag skall fara till simhallen två gånger i veckan till kl. 7:00 på morgonen. De sade inget men jag riktigt såg hur bägge tänkte att  . . . allt skall man höra innan öronen ramlar av en ! Fredag morgon den 2 ringde klockan 6:15. Gubben min steg också upp även om han normalt inte är så tidig av sig. Han kollade utetermometern och konstaterade att det är – 13 grader ! Oooh nej . . . för en sekund hann jag tänka att då så . . . då far jag inte . . . men nej . . . jag kunde inte ge gubbstrutten nöjet att med skadeglädje säga att: "det visste jag". Så jag packade vad jag behövde och som den snälla gubbe han är så gick han ut och startade bilen samt skrapade fönstrena. Guuuu så jag är glad att jag kom iväg. Det var helt underbart att simma. Jag simmade i ca 30 min. Sedan kopplade jag av i "terapibassängen" vilket gjorde gott för musklerna. Nu väntar jag redan ivrigt på måndag morgon med mina nyinköpta "simglasögon" Open-mouthed 
 
PS Vill bara nämna att både Quam och Canelo bägge nu, tack och lov, mår bra igen efter sina antibiotikakurer.