Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Until we meet again...

I've had a rough day.  I know- I shouldn't whine and complain into cyber-space, but sometimes I can't help it.  I had my last dentist appointment on my latest root-canal today, where the dentist actually rebuilt my tooth instead of putting a crown on.  It wasn't as bad as a crown prep, but it was uncomfortable, I had to get numbed up, and it took a good hour to finish.  It still feels funny- but I'm so glad it wasn't a crown- it's right in the front where people can see it, so I was lucky to have my real tooth there.

Really, the hardest part about today- we lost a member of our family.  Mya has been a part of my life longer than Gage has! I took this picture today before she was put to sleep.  I am heart-broken!  If you've watched the news at all, you know that our little basin up here is colder than anywhere in the state!  I've never had to bring Mya in, we've kept her little dog house warm and made sure her water dish doesn't freeze... but the other night she started whining to come in.  I brought her into the garage, and then this morning, she didn't want to leave the house.  I let her stay in, but the poor thing walked around for 3 hours.  Her legs shook and she kept falling over.  She didn't want to lay down and her personality was gone. I cried and called the Vet.  They got me in at 12:30, and as soon as the Dr. saw my poor dog, he said it was time.  She apparently had developed a nerve disease, that had eaten away at the muscles in her legs.  She wouldn't have lasted much longer anyway, but it was so hard leaving the clinic without her.  It just seems weird knowing she won't be there anymore, cause she ALWAYS has been.  I'm doing better now, but the kids get home in about 15 minutes and I'll have to tell them, and I'll lose it again.

Here's to a better week!  My tooth is fixed, my dog is in a better place and I'm not working again this Saturday!  It's looking up- right?

4 comments :

Joey said...

Sorry Stephanie, I know that it seems silly to be so emotional over a dog but, they really do move into a little place in your heart that nobody else can fill. In time today will be just a bitter sweet memory but Mya will be something that you and the kids talk about forever!

J, K, E, C & C Hadley said...

So sorry Steph - that is one of the hardest things to have to do and you never forget the memories from having them in your life.

Caldwell Family 6 said...

I'm sorry Steph. That's heartbreaking! The poor kids! LoR

Nicole Stott said...

So Sorry Stephanie it is so hard to lose your dog I just lost my Little Boy in January he was only 3 years old and had developed a brain tumor we think it is so hard because for me I don't have children of the human kind so for me he was my Little Boy I miss him so much every day so I know how you feel especially if you have had him longer than your human kids. So Sorry.
Nicole.