Failure to Write

I really don’t know what is going on with me lately. I seem to be addicted to FaceBook when I originally wanted to start posting more on this site. I’m not in that much pain, so that isn’t the cause. Some days I can’t tell if my fatigue is kicked into high gear or if I am too lazy.

Awhile ago I had a negative experience with an article that I was writing for one of my city’s magazines. It’s my first ‘no’ or negative experience. I know everyone fails. I know critics will voice their opinion. Yet I seem to be having a rough time letting this go and moving on. This is my only guess to why I can’t think of a thing to write about, even if it is my favorite topic. I am trying to gather thoughts for my other blog, which I will most likely repost on paws2smile.

I have not faltered on my book reading, which I highly enjoy. Every time I decide on something to read, I have this small hope that it will give me  motivation or ideas to write about. When I read, I fully immerse myself into the act and don’t think about anything else. That’s one reason I enjoy reading–so I don’t have to think of any of the shit going on in my head.  But alas, no motivation to put a pen to a piece of paper.

I hope I can snap out of this soon. Does someone have a muse that I can borrow? Or better yet, a lighter to light a fire under my ass??

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*Thanks to http://www.fvquotes.com for use of picture.

 

Fat Jowl

It was about this time last year when I looked at Storm and it seemed an area on her left jowl was puffed out.

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Later that day, the swelling became more noticeable.

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I of course was worried and trying not to freak out. I didn’t know what was going on, but later figured it must be a bee sting. And of course it was the weekend so the vet offices were closed and I didn’t have extra cash to go to the pet ER.

We decided we will see how things would be for her the next day. I woke up to find a partial chubby headed American bulldog.

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She laid down and after awhile the oddest thing happened. She began drooling (not odd) but then there was blood in her drool (the odd part). I have seen other dog pictures of being stung by a bee and it looks the same. I just don’t know if any had blood with it… Has anyone dealt with their pet being stung by a bee?

Someone’s Birthday!

Someone special turned five yesterday!

Can't believe she is five!

Can’t believe she is five!

It just doesn’t seem right as I’m sure many of you with children/fur-kids know. I wasn’t able to do anything special for her. :( I just don’t have money until Social Security comes at the beginning of the month. I usually don’t do anything for her birthday but I figured this year she deserves something. So I will be getting her new food bowls, new collar, leash and probably some tasty goodies. And no, I did not get her roses, Scott bought those for me. But I felt the picture needed something with a little pizzazz.

Since she is allergic to nylon (I kid you not), I have been searching what options there are in the retail area. I think I will be going with a hemp collar from Planet Dog. I am hesitant as I have never purchased anything of theirs. Has anyone had any good/bad experience with Planet Dog’s retail?

*Thanks to www.wag.com for use of photo

*Thanks to http://www.wag.com for use of photo