Thursday, March 9, 2017

On Edge

I feel like my life recently has been so stressful that I am just hanging on by my fingernails. 

We recently adopted a puppy.  She was with a rescue down in Georgia and was transported up here to us.  Unfortunately, along the way, she was injured and fractured her growth plate.  We had no choice but to get a $3,500 surgery for a puppy that we had for less than a week. 

Dealing with that and the healing process has been stressful to say the least.  The only orthopedic surgeon for dogs is about an hour away from our house, so I have to take off work to take her to appointments.  Thankfully, she is SUCH a sweetheart and so good in the car, so that hasn't been a problem.

She just got the all-clear from the surgeon on Friday, so she got to take off her cone and can start running and playing again.  That's a HUGE relief! 

I started to feel like life was finally settling down and I was getting into my routine.  I have knitting group twice a week at our brand spankin' new local yarn store, I have been reading more, and keeping up with things at home.

Now, my sister is having problems and I have to sub in to help.  Her car needs work, she left her job (well, she was basically forced to), and she is going to school full time.  I love my sister and there isn't a thing I wouldn't do for her.  That being said, MAN I'm exhausted.

When is life just going to be quiet and easy?  I thought that was a thing. 

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