This is going to sound like a dark question because it is a dark question. How can you prepare for death? More specifically, how can you prepare for the death of a loved one? Is it even possible? I don’t think so. There is no preparation for death because you start the mourning period long before death actually comes. Continue reading
Category Archives: Diabetes
The Sunny Chronicles: Love taps from a cat
Sunny, the blind diabetic dog – a memoir told one major event at a time. Continue reading
Finding herself in darkness: How going blind allowed Sunny to follow her instincts
A dog losing her vision might have had a different outcome. But losing her sight made Sunny that much more a “dog” than she ever was before. Continue reading
Our new normal: How our diabetic dog gave us structure and purpose.
It’s difficult to make changes to your daily routine but what about making changes and stepping out of your comfort zone? Our dog being diagnosed with diabetes did just that. Instead of avoiding it all, we embraced it all and have a new routine and a life of purpose. Continue reading
Insulin shots- what no one told us when our dog was diagnosed.
At times, finding that perfect tent for an insulin shot is more difficult than the vet tech makes it seem. But do not stress over it. Sometimes imperfection is good as long as you know what to look out for. Continue reading
The signs we missed: The story of how a lump saved our diabetic dog’s life
There were signs everywhere but I still almost lost my dog because I chose to trust the vet over my instincts. Continue reading