We have all been there. Drift off to sleep at night with the next day all planned out. But then life happens. We get interrupted, and our plan goes out the window. We are hit with change.
That’s what happened to me last week.
For those of you who have been following me for a while, you know that my best friend and co-pilot, Lucy (my beloved 12 ½ year old Korean Jindo pup) was diagnosed with a brain tumor in May 2015. At that time, her vet told me she had 3 to 6 months to live. The fact she is still with me and enjoying a high quality of life now, 15 months later, is nothing short of miraculous.
We have been very fortunate in managing her seizure activity. Crazy fortunate. In fact, Lucy has not had a seizure since October 2015. Until Tuesday morning.
At 4:15 am, I woke up to find her in a full-blown grand mal seizure. I thought, “It’s okay. I’ve got this.” I got down on the floor next to her and began to soothe her while I glanced at the clock. After our last episode, which landed her in the hospital for several days and over a week at home not eating, the vet gave me some additional “emergency” medicine....