And, new hair! Bam! Adrian did a fantastic job! My hair has been long since the day I met my now husband (because I knew I was going to marry him and that I wanted long hair for my wedding), so a cut has been pretty overdue. I was a little nervous, but we decided to go for it and chop it. You can't see it in this picture but it is a little shorter in the back and angles down in the front. I love it--- a lot!
I would have had more pictures up this morning but our night last night was terrible. First, we decided to test Bella's sedative for the flight on Tuesday. The vet gave her "ace" and we gave her half of a pill (5mg) and within 5 minutes she couldn't stand or walk and looked so scared. The emergency vet by us assured me that this was a normal reaction and the correct dosage. I didn't like her side effects one single bit though. She was confused and scared and at times had difficulty breathing. And it came on SO fast, which was scary. For now we are planning on NOT giving her anything and if once on board she is whining and upset we can try and give her maybe 1/4 of a pill. We will see though, because it was a scary night.
Shortly after that we were home sitting on the couch, husband was e-mailing and I was reading and watching Bella when the shadow of a man came far to close to our windows. I said "what is that guy doing?" and my husband looked up and said "maybe walking his dog?" because there is a small patch of grass right outside our windows. Next, he came directly up against our windows and walked along all three of them, crouched down and peered in.......not TWELVE INCHES from my husband's face. Of course, we freaked out, he pounded the window, jumped up and ran out onto the porch and yelled at him. We called the police just in case this guy was really up to no good and spent the rest of the evening nervous. Husband had his gun locked and loaded and I slept with a long knife by my bed (seriously, what would I even do with that?!?) I guess it just made me feel better.
This morning Bella is back to her almost-normal self and now I am frantically trying to catch up with the +5 hours of work I missed out on yesterday. SO much to get ready before we take off for home! This week on the blog-- posts will be normal for the most part. Wednesday we will have part 2 in the Get Fit Summer Series, and Friday will be Friday's Letters as usual. Other than that I have a lot of food reviews I have to catch up with and will probably be posting mostly those throughout the weekend, perhaps even several posts on one day so I can finally be caught up! I hope everyone had a relatively quiet evening compared to ours!
Over & Out,
p.s. have you ever given your pet a sedative? or acepromazine specifically?
did your pet have side effects? has anyone tried benadryl for travel?