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Some Updates

Just to let you know Chloe is feeling a lot better.  Thank you all for your well wishes.
It takes it's toll when a member of your family is sick, including our pets.
We are still giving her antibiotics.    We are elated our Chloe is back to feeling good!

I love how Chloe and her son, Dante play together.
They are like two peas in a pod. 

Dante and Chloe.  They often share the same bed, even though they each have their own.
Togetherness!  Little stinkers....

Lacy is still a lost doggie. She has such a pretty face.

I made a dessert to take to our friend's house for dessert.  I will be sharing this recipe soon.
It is very decadent and yummy.

On a personal note, I saw my Gynecologist/Oncologist for a check up. She noticed something and thought she should take a biopsy.  She had to put stiches in. She said it  probably wasn't anything and she would call me at the end of the week with results. I hope it is nothing.  I will feel relieved knowing that and so will my husband.
My doctor was funny when she said to me " My mother always told me, if you make a mess, clean it up".  She was referring to my biopsy site,  I felt like saying"  What is going on down there?"
I guess a little humor is always good!

Liz from Infuse With Liz,  sent me an email about a woman named Terri  who shared her journey with Ovarian cancer on Susan's site, Between Naps on the Porch.

It's important to get the word out about this silent killer. As most of you know, I suffered from this twice.

Where does the time go? It will be August before you know it.  We have another dinner party planned down at the pool.  Enjoy the upcoming weekend.


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  1. I am so happy your girl is feeling better.
    With parents like you..I really am not surprised..

    Thinking of you..

  2. Glad your sweet pup is doing better. Praying for good results from your doctor.

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with you and hope everything will be "A - OK" with your tests results and that Chloe will continue to improve so you and hubby can have peace of mind for a change. You both desperately need to relax.

  4. Happy to hear Chloe is doing better...praying for good news on your biopsy.

  5. Prayers from me, too, that your test results will be okay. You deserve all things positive from here on you beautiful lady!

  6. I loved seeing pics of your pups and the good news about Chloe.
    You are always in my prayers, pretty lady. Love and hugs are sent to you.

  7. AnonymousJuly 30, 2015

    Praying for good results, Linda! You've been through so much. I'm so glad to know pretty little Chloe is better. She is a darling little dog! Your other little fuzzy faces look so happy. Take care, sweet friend.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  8. Love and prayers from Texas!!! Please keep us posted......

  9. I hope your doctor calls with the best results, Linda! Your dear schnauzers are all so pretty. My heart goes out to Lacy, she is such a beautiful girl.

  10. Dear, dear Linda, I am praying for you. Uh.....going to the gyno is NOT one of my favorite things to do especially when things get invasive! PRAY PRAY PRAY. Good to see these little fur balls of spunk are doing well!


  11. Hi Linda, so glad your little one is feeling better and praying for you in hopes that all is well and you get great results. Keeping you in prayers and sending hugs your way.
    Have a nice weekend. Blessings, cm

  12. So glad that Chloe is feeling better. You're so right that it takes a toll on you when a family member is sick. Keeping my fingers crossed that your biopsy isn't nothing serious and hope that you heal up from those stitches soon.

  13. Hi Linda,
    Glad to hear your chloe is doing better, haven't been by for awhile so didn't know, but
    know it is very disconcerting when our pets are not well............we just went thru that
    with our kitty about a month or so ago..............
    Very cute doggies by the way, we had a salt and pepper Schnauzer for 14 yrs, but
    he has been gone for about 12 yrs, now. He was a wonderful family dog, and so loved.

    That dessert looks amazing and made me want to dig right into it............yummo

    So sorry you had to have a biopsy, know that has to be scary after all you have been
    through hon, will sure be praying that it all turns out well, and for peace for you and
    your family.

    Love and Blessings,

  14. Thinking only positive thoughts for you! Prior to my surgery I learned that their is Ovarian Cancer screening that can be done. I had it at Univ of KY hospital. Apparently in KY there is a high percentage of ovarian cancer. I am not sure if it is related to lack of health care so prevelant among many from poorer regions. With more rural health care programs, and traveling health care buses I hope the numbers will decline.
    Your desert looks delicious!

  15. Hi, Linda..I tried your instructions for a site map but it didn't work for me.

  16. I am so glad Chloe is doing better. Your dessert looks and sounds delicious. I will pary the biopsy shows nothig wrong!!!! XO, Pinky

  17. So glad your dog is better.
    Regarding the site map...I did just what your instructions said, copied the HLtm, changed it to my blog, added a new PAGE , copied it into the new page...nothing. :(

  18. I'm glad to know Chloe is doing much better. Little Dante and her are too cute. Lacy is a pretty one- too bad she's struggling with doggie dementia. That truffle loos so good!

  19. Yea, Chloe! Glad the sweet fur baby is doing better. They do tug at our heart strings.
    Praying for you.

  20. Yea, Chloe! Glad the sweet fur baby is doing better. They do tug at our heart strings.
    Praying for you.

  21. Dearest Linda,
    Catching up today, it was a hectic weekend with family.
    I am so, sorry that you had to have a biopsy, but I just read that it turned out to be a good one and that you are doing very well with no concerns. I am so thankful and I can feel the relief and joy you are experiencing right now. Life seems to come to a stand still when we have these concerns arise in our life. It sounds as though you are very proactive and stay on top of your health. I know that after being ill, one learns quickly that we need to have a big voice for our own empowerment.

  22. Hi Wonder Woman,
    So much has been going on and I'm missing you! I hope we can talk this week. Let me know what your schedule is like.
    That biopsy thing is just a blip and we're not even going to worry about it, right? And so glad to see Chloe is feeling better. Gosh, you've really had your hands full this summer!
    Lacy is such a beautiful dog with that stunning white coat! And your dessert - holy moly! Can I dive in? Looks fantastic, my friend.
    Sending an email now to be sure we connect this week. Lots of love to you. xoxo


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